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Interval Exercise Training Improves Blood Vessel Function in Older Adults

Researchers have found that interval exercise training (resistance-based and cardiovascular) improves endothelial function in older adults. Resistance interval training in particular could help reduce the risk of heart disease in adults with type 2 d...

– American Physiological Society (APS)

Embargo expired on 27-Sep-2016 at 12:00 ET


Artificial Sweeteners Hit Sour Note with Sketchy Science

University of Sydney researchers have confirmed widespread bias in industry-funded research into artificial sweeteners, which is potentially misleading millions by overstating their health benefits....

– University of Sydney

PLOS ONE


New Therapeutic Treatment Helps People Lose More Weight and Keep It Off

A new approach to weight loss called Acceptance-Based Behavioral Treatment (ABT) helped people lose more weight and keep it off longer than those who received only Standard Behavioral Treatment (SBT) according to a new randomized controlled clinical ...

– Obesity Society

Obesity; Obesity

Embargo expired on 27-Sep-2016 at 00:00 ET


First East Harlem Health Impact Assessment Shows Importance of Affordable Housing to the Health of Community Residents

The New York Academy of Medicine's first Health Impact Assessment of East Harlem shows the possible health impact of the loss of affordable housing on the residents of an urban community. ...

– New York Academy of Medicine

Embargo expired on 27-Sep-2016 at 14:00 ET


Overweight and Obesity Linked to High Workers' Compensation Costs

Obese and overweight workers are more likely to incur high costs related to workers' compensation claims for major injuries, reports a study in the September Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American Col...

– Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine


Nearly One-Half of Service Members with Overweight/Obesity Report Weight Stigma

Weight discrimination is a major issue in our society and in the U.S. military, service members are not immune to it. According to a new study published Sept. 26 in the APA journal, Stigma and Health, nearly 50 percent of service members who are over...

– Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU)

Stigma and Health


Social Media and Activity Feedback Give No More Benefit Than Simpler Strategies

Providing physically inactive adults access to online social networking about walking as well as personalized feedback did not add more benefit than just providing emailed tips, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers....

– Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Embargo expired on 03-Oct-2016 at 06:00 ET


Fat Cells That Amplify Nerve Signals in Response to Cold Also Affect Blood Sugar Metabolism, UT Southwestern Researchers Report

But since white fat cells have very few nerves, how do beige fat cells get the message that it’s cold outside?...

– UT Southwestern Medical Center

Cell Metabolism


Tackling Obesity in Rural Communities

Currently, excess body weight contributes to as many as 1 in 5 cancer-related deaths. Obesity is associated with increased risk of at least eight types of cancer. The American Society of Clinical Oncology has identified obesity as a health risk that ...

– University of Kansas Cancer Center


Preventing Obesity with Mindful Eating

Dr. Lenna Liu, a pediatrician at Seattle Children’s explains mindful eating and give tips for how to create a warm, caring and supportive environment around food for your family....

– Seattle Children's Hospital


Self-Adhesive Dressing Generates Electrical Current That Promotes Healing, Reduces Infection Risk

From precious metals to maggots, physicians have tried just about everything to help reverse the negative spiral of chronic wounds. And for good reason – these types of non-healing wounds currently cost the healthcare system in excess of $20 billio...

– Ohio State University Center for Clinical and Translational Science


U.S. Children Are Less Fit Than Others Around the World

An international research team co-led from the University of North Dakota and the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) studied the aerobic fitness levels of children and youth across 50 countries. The results were just published in the Bri...

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– University of North Dakota

Lang JJ, Tremblay MS, Léger L, Olds TS, & Tomkinson GR. International variability in 20 m shuttle run performance in children an


Montefiore And Einstein Receive $3.7 Million NIH Grant To Study The Link Between Sleep Apnea And Childhood Obesity

Raanan Arens, M.D., chief of the Division of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore and professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, has been awarded a $3.7 million grant from th...

– Montefiore Health System

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