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Monday, July 27, 2015

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Newswise Obesity News Source 27-Jul-2015
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Newswise Obesity News Source

The Obesity News Source wire contains research and experts on obesity, related health conditions cause by obesity, healthy eating, diet, and exercise.

More information can be found at the Obesity News Source

Good News for People Suffering from Fatty Liver Disease – Resistance Training Can Help

Approximately 30% of the population suffer from fatty liver disease, the commonest liver disease in the Western world. The disease can lead to inflammation and cirrhosis of the liver. A joint study by the University of Haifa and the Tel Aviv Medical Center has found that gym training, and not only aerobic exercises, can help reduce liver fat

– University of Haifa

Exercise Mimic Molecule May Help Treat Diabetes and Obesity

Scientists from the University of Southampton have developed a molecule that acts as an exercise mimic, which could potentially help treat type 2 diabetes and obesity.

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Chemistry of Biology, Volume 22, Issue 7, 23 July 2015, Pages 838–848

– University of Southampton

Insulin resistance increases risk for Alzheimer’s disease, new Iowa State study finds

An Iowa State University study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Neurology, found a strong association between insulin resistance and memory function decline, increasing the risk for Alzheimer’s disease.

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JAMA Neurology

– Iowa State University

Study Will Explore Taste Changes Related to Obesity, Gastric Bypass Surgery

Researchers at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine will lead a collaborative four-year study aimed at understanding the neurological mechanisms responsible for changes in taste following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery and also diet-induced obesity.

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– University of Georgia

Body Fat Can Send Signals to Brain, Affecting Stress Response

The brain’s effect on other parts of the body has been well established. Now, a group that includes two University of Florida Health researchers has found that it’s a two-way street: Body fat can send a signal that affects the way the brain deals with stress and metabolism.

Psychoneuroendocrinology; MH069860; MH049698; NS068122

– University of Florida

Mediterranean Lifestyle May Decrease Cardiovascular Disease by Lowering Blood Triglycerides

A new review article published in the American Journal of Physiology–Endocrinology and Metabolism explores the effects of the “ingredients” of Mediterranean lifestyle as a whole on post-meal blood triglyceride levels (PPL). Consistently elevated PPL is a cardiovascular disease risk factor. This article is published ahead of print.

American Journal of Physiology–Endocrinology and Metabolism

– American Physiological Society (APS)

Drinking Beet Juice Regularly May Lengthen Your Workouts

A clinical study finds that regular consumption of beet juice had positive cardiovascular effects on subjects during exercise and led to increased endurance. The study is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology.

American Journal of Physiology–Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology

– American Physiological Society (APS)

News Today Tips the Scales Tomorrow

What’s in the newspaper today can predict how skinny or fat a country’s population will be tomorrow, says new research published in BMC Public Health.

BMC Public Health

– Cornell University

Mom’s Weight During First Pregnancy May Impact Second Child

Saint Louis University researchers showed a relationship between mom’s weight during her first uncomplicated pregnancy and problems with subsequent babies.

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American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, e-published June 20, 2015

– Saint Louis University Medical Center

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