This story looks at developing healthy eating choices in children.
–Kansas State University|2015-04-17
Drinking sugar-sweetened beverages can suppress the hormone cortisol and stress responses in the brain, but diet beverages sweetened with aspartame do not have the same effect, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
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Obesity in black men substantially increases the risk of low- and high-grade prostate cancer, while obesity in white men moderately reduces the risk of low-grade cancer and only slightly increases the risk of high-grade cancer, according to the first large, prospective study to examine how race and obesity jointly affect prostate cancer risk.
–Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center|2015-04-16
This story looks at children and exercise.
–Kansas State University|2015-04-15
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A study has found that one of three male teens who experienced sexual assault had attempted suicide in the previous year.
–University at Buffalo|2015-04-13
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Small changes to the types of protein- and carbohydrate-rich foods that we eat may have a large impact on preventing long-term weight gain. The study also suggests that changes in refined carbohydrates can enhance – or offset – the weight-gain or weight-loss effects of certain protein-rich foods.
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New research led by Kimberly A. Gudzune, MD, MPH, and published in the Annals of Internal Medicine finds that commercial weight-loss programs can offer significant weight loss after one year of participation when compared to a control group, which could be medically significant for many people with obesity or excess weight. According to the authors, many commercial programs show promising weight-loss results, but additional research is needed to better understand the long-term outcomes. Further, given that the programs were not compared directly against one another using the same study and evaluation methods, this research should not be used to rank…
Pesticide exposure, not obesity alone, can contribute to increased cardiovascular disease risk and inflammation in premenopausal women, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
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Researchers discovered that visual cues associated with overweight or obese people can influence one’s sense of smell, and that the perceiver’s body mass index matters, too.
In a bid to help physicians guide obese and overweight patients who want to try a commercial weight-loss program, a team of Johns Hopkins researchers reviewed 4,200 studies for solid evidence of their effectiveness but concluded only a few dozen of the studies met the scientific gold standard of reliability.
–Johns Hopkins Medicine|2015-04-06
Researchers at the Toronto General Hospital Research Institute have discovered metformin (the most widely prescribed type 2 diabetic medication) and resveratrol, a compound found in red wine, trigger novel signaling pathways in the small intestine to lower blood sugar.
–University Health Network (UHN)|2015-04-06
In the largest study to date documenting the significant risks to children’s health associated with prescription antipsychotics, results suggest that initiating antipsychotics may elevate a child’s risk not only for significant weight gain, but also for Type II diabetes by nearly 50 percent.
–Children's Hospital of Philadelphia|2015-04-06
Each first Saturday of the month, health workers, athletes gather in Immokalee Community Park to teach people about exercising and eating more fruits and vegetables to combat obesity.
–University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences|2015-04-03
Article in International Archives of Medicine on Chocolate with high Cocoa content as a weight-loss accelerator.
–Institute of Diet and Health|2015-04-02
The little voice inside your head that tells you to eat, or stop eating, isn’t a little voice – it’s actually a cluster of about 10,000 specialized brain cells. And now, scientists have found tiny triggers inside those cells that give rise to this “voice”, and keep it speaking throughout life.
–University of Michigan Health System|2015-04-02