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21:49 EST 18th November 2017 | BioPortfolio

In the US, the MEND Foundation is an independent non-profit whose mission it is to serve low-income children in underserved communities. MEND Programs run in collaboration with the YMCA and other community partners and are currently available in California, Washington DC, Texas and New York. The MEND (Mind, Exercise, Nutrition...Do it!) Program was established in the United Kingdom in 2004. In the UK, the MEND Program is a free 10-week, after-school weight management course where overweight and obese children and their families learn how to develop behaviors that support sustainable healthy lifestyles. 15,000 families have benefited from MEND Programs since 2004, with 350 MEND Programs delivered across the UK per semester. MEND has research partnerships in the US with the University of Texas School of Public Health, Baylor College of Medicine, RTI International and Duke University.


News Articles [424 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

‘Chemical Surgery’ Used to Mend Harmful Mutations in Human Embryos

(The Guardian) – Researchers in China have used a procedure described as “chemical surgery” to mend harmful mutations in human embryos for the first time. The scientists found that it was po...

Kessler Foundation awarded major Wallerstein Foundation grant for stroke research

(Kessler Foundation) Kessler Foundation was awarded a $250,000 grant by the Wallerstein Foundation for Geriatric Life Improvement. The three-year grant will advance the Foundation's stroke rehabilitat...

Skoll Foundation & UN Foundation Launch ‘We the Future’

New York, NY (PRWEB) August 17, 2017 The Skoll Foundation, TED, and United Nations Foundation have partnered to catalyze conversatio...

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation: Entrepreneurship and Success

In this interview, Lesa Mitchell, VP Kauffman Foundation, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, talks to Dr Fintan Walton about: • the Foundation’s origins and its focus on entrepreneurship • its re...

How Cells Detect, Mend DNA Damage May Improve Chemotherapy

Targeting pathway could increase potency of some current drugs

Kessler Foundation receives Wallerstein Foundation grant to advance stroke rehabilitation research

Kessler Foundation was awarded a $250,000 grant by the Wallerstein Foundation for Geriatric Life Improvement.

ASN Foundation for Kidney Research Grants open today - October 11

The ASN Foundation for Kidney Research (ASN Foundation) has now opened applications for its Career Development Grants, Clinician Educator Grant, and Research Fellowship program. The ASN Foundation fun...

Doubling Down on Gene Therapy for Heart Failure

After a disappointing clinical trial in 2015, scientists are trying anew to mend failing hearts with a gene.

PubMed Articles [214 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Preparation of envelope-type lipid nanoparticles containing gold nanorods for photothermal cancer therapy.

The use of gold nanorods (AuNRs) that produce heat in response to near infrared (NIR) irradiation is an attractive approach to cancer photothermal therapy. AuNRs are usually prepared by using a highly...

Pathways for Theoretical Advances in Visualization.

There is little doubt that having a theoretic foundation will benefit the field of visualization, including its main subfields. Because there has been a substantial amount of work on taxonomies and co...

Are more trials of calcium supplements really needed?

Are more trials of calcium supplements really needed? A response to Bolland et al.

Administrative health data: guilty until proven innocent.

Clinical Trials [209 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Trial of the MEND Childhood Obesity Treatment Program

The number of children who are obese in the UK is steadily increasing with both short and long term consequences for health. The aim of this study is to determine whether the MEND Program...

Texas Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration (TX CORD) Project

A systems approach emphasizes the linkage between individual behavior change strategies and social and physical environmental changes, which act synergistically to facilitate (or inhibit) ...

Olive Oil v Prostate Cancer Foundation Diet for Treatment of Prostate Cancer

This study compared a plant-based, olive oil diet to the diet recommended by the Prostate Cancer Foundation for weight loss and improvement in some laboratory biomarkers.

Alpha-1 Foundation Research Registry

The Alpha-1 Foundation Research Registry is a confidential database made up of individuals diagnosed with severe alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (Alpha-1) or the carrier state.

Operating Check List During Consultation for Dental Implant

Various studies showed how extent elements not directly linked to the state of the patient were involved in the failures in particular in surgery. That's why it's common to use check list ...

Companies [1321 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

MEND Foundation

In the US, the MEND Foundation is an independent non-profit whose mission it is to serve low-income children in underserved communities. MEND Programs run in collaboration with th...

AVA Foundation

The AVA Foundation is a 501(c)(3) educational and research foundation dedicated to saving lives through promoting risk-free vascular access and evidence-based clinical practice. T...

COSHAR Foundation

The COSHAR Foundation is a 501( c )3 organization dedicated to "Impacting the Health of the World, One Community at a Time." The COSHAR Foundation's NHMN includes more than 14,000 churches and 220 co...

The NASCAR Foundation

The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc., (NASCAR) launched The NASCAR Foundation in January 2006. The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit entity that embodies the compassion of the N...

Ms. Foundation for Women

The Ms. Foundation for Women, a social justice foundation, delivers grants, capacity-building and leadership development to over 150 grassroots and national advocacy organizations throughout the U.S. ...

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