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MEDIA ADVISORY: 2016 Interdisciplinary Zoonoses Research Symposium to be held at MU

May 25, 2016

The MU College of Veterinary Medicine and Mizzou Advantage in collaboration with the MU African Interdisciplinary Studies Hub will host the 2016 Interdisciplinary Zoonoses Research Symposium at MU. The symposium aims to raise awareness about zoonotic diseases, or diseases that can be transmitted from animals to humans. The theme will address “Infectious Disease Emergence & One Health.”  Full Story

Exercise, More than Diet, Key to Preventing Obesity

Study featured in the American College of Sports Medicine finds exercise has significant impact on fat tissue, metabolism and gut microbes

May 16, 2016

Two factors—metabolism and gut microbes – have been credited by researchers as key players in the fight against obesity. However, there is an ongoing debate about whether exercise or diet better promotes metabolism and healthy shifts in gut microbes, the microscopic organisms in our intestines that break down food and can contribute to decreased obesity. New research from the University of Missouri confirms exercise plays a significant role in the fight against obesity.  Full Story
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