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  • Role: faculty
  • Organization: Pacific Northwest University
  • Position: Associate Professor Basic Sciences

Jeff Novack jnovack Associate Professor Basic Sciences Pacific Northwest University I teach portions of medical school courses in immunology, pharmacology and pathology. I also have taught at... more »Jeff Novack jnovack Associate Professor Basic Sciences Pacific Northwest University I teach portions of medical school courses in immunology, pharmacology and pathology. I also have taught at Bellevue College in anatomy and physiology, microbiology and nutrition and at Bastyr University in pharmacology, immunology and pathology. I have a research interest in the effects of natural products on cancer, autoimmune disease and peripheral tolerance.

Items Tagged with "Natural Sciences"

Allergic to Life

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Could have easily gone on the Environmental Shelf too!

Interbreeding with Neanderthals

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How Neanderthal DNA Changed Humans : Discovery News

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Retrocausality Could Send Particles' Information Back In Time

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Great Nova episode as well.

A Grizzly Answer for Obesity

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BBC Nature - Big Five mass extinction events

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What Are Gravitons? - The Nature of Reality

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I can barely follow this, but it's interesting.

Mosquito Trap

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uses a plastic bottle with the top half inverted over a mixture of water, sugar and yeast to produce carbon dioxide. The mosquitos are attracted to co2 and can't escape once inside (supposedly). ...

Human microbiome

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A legit article by the NY Times w/ sources for reference!

US Obesity and Diabetes on Rise

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Telling maps of the US showing the increase in diabetes and obesity.

Amazing Plants | Smithsonian Channel

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Antarctic ice at record-high growth, Arctic continues to lose - CSMonitor.com

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Antarctica gained 7.6 million square miles of sea ice this southern winter, according to The National Snow and Ice Data Center, while sea ice in its northern counterpart continues to shrink

Save Me! Song from Michelle Gabby and friends from Nairobi

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This song was created for our Save the Black Rhino Project by two sisters and their mother Herine Menya to tell the story of the plight of the black rhino and other species being hunted to extincti...

Easy fecal transplant for C.diff.

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New pill developed that takes away the ick factor and is appearing to be effective as well as cost effective.

benefits of lactobacillius bacteria

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it talks about probiotics.

Pro's and Con's of GMO Foods

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Effects of GMO on Human Health

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Population Dynamics of Pupfish

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The trends in population and mortality of the pupfish over time.

uBiome Gut Kit

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To explore your inner universe

Gut Flora and Health

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How Your Gut Flora Influences Your Health

Diet, Nutrition, Food and Health

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Eat healthy and cheap.

Nutrition: How to Make Healthier Food Choices

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Why is healthy eating important?

If you eat food, watch this.

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Amazing TED talk on what we are putting into our bodies. Highly recommended for anyone and EVERYONE who eats food. Period. 20 min that just may change your life.

Global report: Obesity bigger health crisis than hunger

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The world is now obese and we're seeing the impact of that

World is gettig fatter.

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The problem of obesity is spreading around the world and poses serious health threats.

Healthy Eating

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What Role Do Carbohydrates Play in Metabolism?

Role of Carbs

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Different Types of Carbs and What Your Body Needs.

If You Want To Lose Belly Fat.

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Five health foods you should never eat.

Fed Up

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How the American food industry may be responsible for more sickness than previously realized.

The 7 Deadly Truths Of Sugar

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If you're contemplating a sugar cleanse.

Science-Based Medicine

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About "FED UP" movie.

Amino Acids & Protains

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Which Is More Important: the Quantity or Quality of Protein? by Erin Coleman, R.D., L.D.

Good Ways to Get Quality Protein

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Not all protein is the same.

Good Fats 101

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Good fats vs. bad fats.

Animal vs. Plant Protein

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Protein is protein, be it animal or plant.

The 22 Worst Foods for Trans Fat.

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What is trans fat? An unhealthy fat still found in more foods than we think.

Athletes and Protein Intake.

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Controversy exists among medical experts regarding the role protein plays in maintaining optimal health.

The China Study: Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss, and Long-Term Health.

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The China Study examines the relationship between the consumption of animal products (including dairy) and chronic illnesses.

15 Hydration Facts for Athletes.

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This article offers droplets of information to enhance your water I.Q., optimize your water balance, and help you feel and perform better.

Electrolytes 101.

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Performance-boosting nutrition strategy.

The Fuel Factor.

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"Let food be thy medicine."

The Complete Electrolyte Story.

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Hydration state is mostly dependent upon water intake or loss thru sweat but is also heavily influenced by electrolyte status.

Newly Discovered Networks among Different Diseases Reveal Hidden Connection

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By the time we get really sick and physicians can "name, blame and medicate" an isolated target, we typically have multiple ailments. This results in dangerous prescription cocktails whose side eff...

5 Foods That Help Replenish Electrolytes.

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Skip sugary sports drinks and opt for nutrient-rich fruits, vegetables, dairy, and whole grains to replace minerals lost during strenuous sweat sessions.

NUTRITION AND OSTEOPOROSIS.

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The importance of nutrition to bone health.

What Role Do Micronutrients Play in the Body?

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Micronutrients play a crucial role in healthy growth and development.

Milk. Pros and Cons.

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Is drinking milk healthy for humans?

Classification

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Classification of organisms. Basics, its good.

Golden Mantled ground squirrel origin

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ITS KIND OF THE ORIGIN. Just some more basic info

General info on squirrel

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Sciuridae and describing them

Really cool map and pictures of both

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SOO CUTEEEE <33333

SOURCES ON SOURCES

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US FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICES SOURCES ON SOURCESSS

Milk intake and risk of mortality and fractures in women and men: cohort studies.

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High milk intake was associated with higher mortality in one cohort of women and in another cohort of men, and with higher fracture incidence in women. Given the observational study designs with t...

Food Pyramids and Plates.

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Tragically, the information embodied in this pyramid didn’t point the way to healthy eating. Why not? Its blueprint was based on shaky scientific evidence, and it barely changed over the years to r...

The New Rules of Marathon and Half-Marathon Nutrition: A Cutting-Edge Plan to Fuel Your Body Beyond "the Wall" .

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Every year, roughly 2 million people participate in marathons and half marathons in the United States, and, no matter what level they are, every one of these runners has likely hit “The Wall,” runn...

Joint Pain, From the Gut.

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Scientists don't know what causes rheumatoid arthritis, but many suspect that the microbiome—the bacteria that live in our gastrointesntial tracts—may be to blame.

Endocrinology

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Endocrinology plays a very integral role in adaptations produced by training.

Vitamin B

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There are eight B-group vitamins, which are essential for bodily functions such as energy production and making red blood cells. These water-soluble vitamins are easily destroyed when cooking or pr...

Experts: Don't Waste Your Money on Multivitamins.

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Three studies find the supplements don't help extend life or ward off heart disease and memory loss.

Which Vitamins Are Right For You?

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The Weil Vitamin Advisor is an online evaluation that provides a personalized, comprehensive recommendation for vitamins and supplements based on your answers.

Review on iron and its importance for human health.

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Iron is essential element for almost all living organisms as it participates in vide variety of metabolic processes.

Iron metabolism: from health to disease.

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Iron concentration in body tissues must be tightly regulated since excessive iron may lead to microbial infections or cause tissue damage.

Vitamin B12: Cure-all or waste of money?

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“B12 injections given here!” Doctor’s offices, chiropractic centers and other wellness-focused operations love to advertise B12. And why not? It’s profitable, and patients swear it gives them an “e...

Biology

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Just read table of contents

Simple tips to help the absorption of iron.

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The absorption of iron from iron-rich foods or iron supplements can be greatly improved when a few things are considered.

Foods That Inhibit Iron Absorption.

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Iron, an essential vitamin, is responsible for transporting oxygen throughout the body.

Here’s What’s Actually Inside A 5-Hour Energy Drink.

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The FDA is reporting that more than 30 cases have been filed since 2009 involving serious injuries caused by the energy drink. So what’s in this darn thing?

Overweight? Maybe You Really Can Blame Your Genes

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Science — may help explain why some people put on weight easily while others eat all they want and seem never to gain an ounce.

Nutrition Panel Calls for Less Sugar and Eases Cholesterol and Fat Restrictions.

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A nutrition advisory panel that helps shape the country’s official dietary guidelines eased some of its previous restrictions on fat and cholesterol, and recommended sharp new limits on the amount ...

What Is Your Weight Destiny?

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With extra pounds continually coming off and on again and an obesity problem that's ballooning out of control, it seems as if most of us — despite our best efforts — are fated to be fat. But it doe...

Heritability of obesity: Do these genes make me look fat?

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How much of the variation in weight in this whole population is explained by variation in genes? This is where ‘heritability' comes from.

Genes Take Charge, and Diets Fall by the Wayside.

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There is a reason that fat people cannot stay thin after they diet and that thin people cannot stay fat when they force themselves to gain weight.

Proof: Your Weight Is Almost Entirely Genetic

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Genetics plays a greater part in our body composition that we think.

Evolution

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Help explain evolution

Evolution of ground arboreal squirrels and flying squirrels

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Leave me alone, I said evolution of some squirrels

What Are the Pros and Cons of Genetically Engineered Food?

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Genetically engineered food, also known as genetically modified (GM) food, comes from plants or animals that have had genes from other plants or animals inserted into them.

GMOs: Pros and Cons.

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What exactly are GMOs? If you’ve eaten anything today, chances are you’ve snacked on GMO foods.

What Is a Frankenfood?

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Frankenfood is a slang term describing the various types of genetically modified food products created using bioengineering. Certain food types, either plants or animals, are introduced to specific...

Pro's and Con's of GMO Foods

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10 Scientific Studies Proving GMOs Can Be Harmful To Human Health.

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Over the past few years, a number of countries have completely banned GMOs and the pesticides that go along with them, and they are doing so for a reason. The latest country to consider a complete ...

Non GMO Project.

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The Non-GMO Project is a non-profit organization committed to preserving and building the non-GMO food supply, educating consumers, and providing verified non-GMO choices.

nutrition for pregnancy

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Taking supplements are needed for mom-to-be to ensure that baby get enough micronutrients. however, supplements can not replace the meal. eating healthy well balanced diet and avoid empty calories ...

Pro's and Con's of GMO Foods

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GMO OMG documentary on Chemical Food Conspiracy w/ Jeremy Seifert .

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The truth about genetically modified organisms.

The Secrets of Sugar - The Fifth Estate.

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What does Sugar Industry have to hide? How much sugar is in our food?

Why Are Thin People Not Fat Full BBC Documentary.

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Not all skinny people are healthy eaters.

Fast food, Fat profits, Obesity in America

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Fast Food is not fresh food. It is saturated with fillers and chemicals that trick your brain into thinking it is good.

Food Matters.

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Let thy Food be thy Medicine and thy Medicine be thy Food - Hippocrates.

Life Cycle Nutrition

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Life Cycle Nutrition involves the study of special nutritional needs, physiology, and health concerns of pregnant and lactating women, infants, children, adolescents, and older adults.

Nutrition during Pregnancy.

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When you're pregnant, eating healthy foods is more important than ever. You need more protein, iron, calcium, and folic acid than you did before pregnancy. You also need more calories.

Biology

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Just read table of contents

Classification

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Classification of organisms. Basics, its good.

Evolution

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Help explain evolution

SOURCES ON SOURCES

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US FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICES SOURCES ON SOURCESSS

Golden Mantled ground squirrel origin

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ITS KIND OF THE ORIGIN. Just some more basic info

The benefits of cucumbers

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15 Hydration Facts for Athletes.

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This article offers droplets of information to enhance your water I.Q., optimize your water balance, and help you feel and perform better.

Merchants of Doubt || A Sony Pictures Classics Release

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This is how the science is ignored.

Effects of Stress by Robert Sapolsky

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If you have time, watch this documentary. It ties in perfectly with what we have discussed during lecture regarding stress. It is about how stress physiologically affects us and Robert Sapolsky, a ...

Benefits From Yoga To Manage Stress

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This article discusses how yoga and deep/methodical breathing has been proven to reduce stress in individuals. What it does is it allows for us to push through those physical barriers which in turn...

Online Science Games for Kids

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What children think, feel and know about throwing overhand.

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This study was conducted to see how children taught different ways to throw, felt about their experience. Also what they liked and disliked about how they were taught, and how important they though...

Fine Motor Skill Milestones

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This website lists fine motor skill milestones that a child should reach at each age.

Death and Dying Within Different Cultures

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Many cultures view death and dying in different ways. Some see death as a rebirth with a new beginning while others see it as the end of all life. Some think that death is final when illnesses or a...

Ciera Haase Hub - TheHubEdu.com

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This article gave me a better understanding of nutrition during pregnancy and the importance, that it not only has on the fetus but also on the mother. It makes me want to reach out to pregnant wom...

The risks associated with pregnancy in women aged 35 years or older

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This article explains the risks of abnormalities in fetal development, due to maternal age. This is an extrinsic factor that is acting upon the fetus. I liked this article and elaborates on the e...

PsycNET - Display Record

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This article is about gender stereotyping and the importance of what is happening. I chose this article because we had to do a homework assignment on Gender ID and I thought this was appropriate.

Self discipline

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Daniel Goldstein discusses strategies to hold oneself accountable to goals that are difficult to achieve due to lack of will power(working out, losing weight). Related to "create a behavior change...

An Overview of High Blood Pressure Treatment

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Discusses how to manage how blood pressure as well as the dangers that high blood pressure brings.

Pregnancy Week by Week

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This interactive article pertains to what we discussed in class with prenatal development. It talks about the phases the baby goes through as it is developing through an entire pregnancy week by we...

Motor Control, Motor Learning and Brain-Computer Interfaces

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It is related to class because he discusses in broad about motor control. Discusses motor control across age. He give different perspectives and highly motivating.I want to keep it on the shelf pur...