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Jessica Word Recognized by Employee Benefit Adviser as One of 2018 Top Women in Benefit Advising

Jessica Word, president of the Word & Brown General Agency, has been named one of the “Top Women in Benefit Advising” for 2018. Following a month-long nominating process, she joins 19 other women nationwide selected by the editors of Employee Benefit Adviser (EBA) for this annual industry recognition. In reviewing nominations, the E...


Word & Brown Launches WBQuote Lite Mobile Small Group Quoting for Brokers

Word & Brown General Agency announced today the release of its WBQuote Lite mobile small group quoting engine, which allows brokers to quote and make adjustments to quotes on their phone, when they are out of the office. With this first-of-its-kind, truly mobile solution, brokers can easily respond to an employer’s request for an upda...

Brown Fat Flexes Its Muscle

Brown fat, or brown adipose tissue (BAT), is particularly abundant in babies and in small mammals, and plays a key role in generating body heat and burning excess energy. In adults, brown fat activation is linked with lower body weight, and better glucose and lipid regulation, which makes it a potential therapeutic target for metabolic diseases such as diabetes and obesity. Studies in rodents ...


Brown Fat Linked with Exercise Capacity and Skeletal Muscle Function

Brown fat, or brown adipose tissue (BAT), is particularly abundant in babies and in small mammals, and plays a key role in generating body heat and burning excess energy. In adults, brown fat activation is linked with lower body weight, and better glucose and lipid regulation, which makes it a potential therapeutic target for metabolic diseases such as diabetes and obesity. Studies in rodents ...

Word & Brown Empowers Brokers and Their Clients With GoCo.io All-in-One HR and Benefits Platform

Word & Brown General Agency announced today an exclusive agreement with GoCo.io to deliver to brokers and their clients an easier-to-use human resources (HR) and benefits management platform early 2019. The partnership between Word & Brown and

Statins reduce the formation of brown adipose tissue

A certain proportion of the adult population has not only white adipose (or fatty) tissue, but also the brown kind. This brown adipose tissue helps to convert sugar and fat into heat. People with brown adipose tissue are better at regulating their body temperature in the winter, and are less likely to suffer from excess weight or diabetes.

Eli Lilly Executive Robert Brown Named Brickell Biotech CEO

Brickell Biotech has appointed Robert Brown to serve as CEO, effective Jan. 1. He will also join the Boulder, CO, company’s board of directors. Brown is taking the place of CEO and co-founder Reginald Hardy, who will remain on the board and will serve as an advisor to his successor. Brown is currently chief marketing […]

CRISPR-Cas9 Used to Reduce Symptoms of Cassava Brown Streak Disease

Cassava Brown Streak Disease (CBSD), which is caused by Cassava brown streak virus and Ugandan brown streak virus, interferes with successful cassava propagation in East and Central Africa. The disease is mediated by the interaction of these viruses with the viral genome-linked protein (VPg) and host eukaryotic translation initiation factor 4E (elF...

Medical News Today: What causes pinkish-brown discharge?

Various factors affect the color of vaginal discharge. Pinkish-brown discharge is usually not a cause for concern, but it may sometimes occur due to a condition that requires treatment. Here, we look at the causes of pink or brown discharge, including periods, pregnancy, and infection, and discuss when to see a doctor.

The secret of brown trout dying uncovered

Every summer in Southern Germany, Austria and Switzerland, tons of brown trout perish. An interdisciplinary team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has now discovered the culprit of the mysterious dying afflicting brown trout. It is triggered by a previously unknown virus. The setting is ...

NIH continues Brown support with $12 million grant to explore the fundamentals of brain function

(Brown University) With a new five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health, the Center for Central Nervous System Function will launch five research projects and develop new analysis tools to advance brain science at Brown.

Brown Fat Makes an Attractive Target for New Approaches to Treating Obesity

Scientists report that brown fat interacts with the gut hormone secretin in mice to relay nutritional signals about fullness to the brain during a meal. Study reinforces our understanding of a long-suspected role of brown adipose tissue, a type of body fat known to generate heat when an animal is cold, in the control of food intake. The post Brown Fat Makes an Attractive Target for New Approaches ...

Medical News Today: Humans can learn new foreign words while asleep

Humans can encode verbal word pairs — each comprising a familiar native language word and a new foreign word – during certain phases of slow-wave sleep.

Food activates brown fat

(Technical University of Munich (TUM)) Brown fat consumes energy, which is the reason why it could be important for preventing obesity and diabetes. Working together with an international team, researchers at the Technical University of Munich were able to demonstrate that food also increases the thermogenesis of brown fat, and not just cold as previously assumed.

Study in mice suggests drug to turn fat 'brown' could help fight obesity

(University of Cambridge) Our bodies contain two types of fat: white fat and brown fat. While white fat stores calories, brown fat burns energy and could help us lose weight. Now, scientists at the University of Cambridge have found a way of making the white fat 'browner' and increasing the efficiency of brown fat. While their study was carried out in mice, they hope that this finding will transla...

Food increases thermogenesis of brown fat

Brown fat consumes energy, which is the reason why it could be important for preventing obesity and diabetes.

Grant to Brown will expand opioid treatment in state's correctional facilities

(Brown University) A new $1.5 million federal grant to Brown University will expand the scope and address gaps in a medication for addiction treatment program that has successfully reduced post-incarceration drug overdose deaths in its initial stages.

Gut hormone and brown fat interact to tell the brain it's time to stop eating

Researchers have shown that so-called 'brown fat' interacts with the gut hormone secretin in mice to relay nutritional signals about fullness to the brain during a meal. The study bolsters our understanding of a long-suspected role of brown adipose tissue (BAT) -- a type of body fat known to generate heat when an animal is cold -- in the control of food intake.

Cotton Gene Enhances Brown Fiber Quality

Brown-colored cotton fiber is increasing in importance because it skips dyeing and bleaching during textile processing. This characteristic makes it more eco-friendly than white cotton and chemical fibers. However, studies have shown that the brown pigment is associated with low yield and low fiber quality. Thus, studying the biochemical and molecu...

Let’s go back to the original meaning of the word, “doctor”

When I think back to the original meaning of the word “doctor,” I believe we may have lost our way in the physician/patient interaction. The word “doctor” originates from the Latin word, meaning to teach. As a physician and educator, I can’t remember the last time I went to the doctor and was taught something. […]

Brown scientist wins $1.5 million innovator award for new approach to decoding brain signals

(Brown University) Carlos Vargas-Irwin, an assistant professor of neuroscience (research) at Brown University just received a five-year, $1.5 million New Innovator Award from the National Institutes of Health for his new approach to decoding neural activity in the motor cortex.

One Word Docs Need to Know in Prison

(MedPage Today) -- This common word makes communicating with patients a little less technical

N Brown Group (BWNG) - Shaping up

Edison Investment Research - General Retailers - N Brown Group: N Brown is taking crucial steps in its transition to being a pure-play online retailer (currently 77% of sales) and to strengthen its leading position in the under-serviced market for fashionable plus-size apparel. While strategic updates may be on hold until a new CEO is appointed, the company closed the loss-making portfolio of high...

How the gut ‘talks’ to brown fat

The long known gut hormone secretin has a newly discovered, additional function: It activates thermogenesis in brown fat, which triggers saturation. Scientists of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) in collaboration with an international team have succeeded in this important step. Only a few w...

Study finds that in treating obesity, one size does not fit all

(Brown University) Understanding the very different characteristics of subgroups of obese patients may hold the key to devising more effective treatments and interventions, new research from Brown University found.


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