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Link found between gut bacteria, successful joint replacement

Having healthy gut flora – the trillions of bacteria housed in our intestines – could lower the risk of infection following knee and hip replacement surgeries, while an unhealthy intestinal flora may increase the risk of infection.

Inaugural class graduates from health care leadership program

The Executive M.B.A./M.S. in Healthcare Leadership, which combines a master’s from the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences with an MBA from the Johnson school, graduated its inaugural class in May.

Centenarian alum remembers days as WWII medic

Cedric Jimerson ’40, M.D. ’43, who turns 100 on Aug. 7, was honored with other veterans from his home state of Pennsylvania at a ceremony in Harrisburg commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

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USDA awards $1.8M to Cornell for packaging, beverage concentrate research

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture has awarded $1.8 million to two Cornell food science research projects.

Cornell program celebrates 50 years of nutrition education

Nutrition educators from across New York state joined Cooperative Extension staff and university faculty June 17-18 for a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program.

Dairy food science program promotes safety, quality

The Cornell Dairy Foods Extension certificate program run by the Department of Food Science in CALS helps industry people learn the ins and outs of product safety and quality.

Partnership aims to improve food security in Latin America

Cornell University and the Core Foundation have signed a five-year Memorandum of Agreement to explore new ways to promote food security and agricultural innovation in Latin America.

Synthetic joint lubricant holds promise for osteoarthritis

A new type of treatment for osteoarthritis, currently in canine clinical trials, shows promise for eventual use in humans.

Study offers new target for antibiotic resistant bacteria

Published research by chemist Nozomi Ando, performed at CHESS, has identified a new vulnerability in bacteria that offers a possible avenue for dealing with antibiotic resistance.