Pennington Biomedical Awarded $16 Million for Military Readiness
Nutrition and Fitness Computer Application To Be Used by U.S. Military Worldwide
BATON ROUGE, LA - Pennington Biomedical Research Center has been awarded two new military research and health promotion grants of nearly $16 million to support optimal nutrition, fitness, combat readiness, Warfighter performance and resilience.
Pennington Biomedical Researchers to Examine if Vitamin D Prevents Diabetes
BATON ROUGE, LA - Pennington Biomedical Research Center announced today that it is recruiting volunteers to take part in the first definitive, large-scale clinical trial to investigate if a vitamin D supplement helps prevent or delay type 2 diabetes in adults who have prediabetes, who are at high risk for type 2. Funded by the National Institutes of Health, the study is taking place at about 20 study sites across the United States.
Pennington Biomedical Research Center Announces New Postpartum Weight Loss Study; Women 6-8 Weeks Postpartum asked to Participate
BATON ROUGE, LA - Pennington Biomedical Research Center and the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals' Women, Infants and Children program (WIC) are partnering to increase weight loss after pregnancy and help slow the growing United States obesity epidemic. Called E-Moms, this collaborative study will aid local women receiving WIC benefits in losing the weight gained during their pregnancy through a specially designed weight management program that will be delivered entirely through an 'app' Pennington Biomedical scientists have developed for smartphones.