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Sleep Deprivation May Cause People to Eat More Calories

Sleep deprivation may result in people consuming more calories during the following day, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis led by researchers at King's College London....

– King's College London

European Journal of Clinical Nutrition


Brain Volume Predicts Successful Weight Loss in the Elderly

If you’re trying to lose weight, what are your chances of success? Your brain may hold the key. Scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center believe they may have found a way to predict who will be successful in their weight-loss efforts with ...

– Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Obesity early online, Nov-2016


Soda Tax Falls Flat

Four cities will be voting Nov. 8 on whether to tax soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages. Some proponents say the taxes would raise prices by exactly the amount of the tax, encouraging consumers to cut down on soda and improve their health. B...

– Cornell University


10-Year Data Shows Gastric Bypass Patients Significantly Reduce Risk of Dying From Obesity and Other Diseases, New Study Suggests

Patients with severe obesity who have gastric bypass surgery reduce their risk of dying from obesity and other diseases by 48 percent up to 10 years after surgery, compared to similar patients who do not undergo the procedure, according to new resear...

– American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)

ObesityWeek 2016

Embargo expired on 02-Nov-2016 at 01:00 ET


First National Quality Improvement Program for Weight Loss Surgery Reduces Readmissions by More Than 30% for Some Hospitals

While the average hospital saw 30-day readmission rates for weight-loss surgery patients drop by about 14 percent, some hospitals had reductions as much as 32 percent after implementing a new quality improvement program, according to new research* pr...

– American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)

ObesityWeek 2016

Embargo expired on 02-Nov-2016 at 01:00 ET


New Survey Shows Obesity Ties Cancer as Top Health Threat, Bigger Than Heart Disease and Diabetes for Most Americans

Understanding of Risks of Obesity is Improving, But Major Misperceptions About Causes and Treatments Persist ...

– American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)

ObesityWeek 2016

Embargo expired on 03-Nov-2016 at 09:30 ET


Cause of Inflammation in Diabetes Identified

Inflammation is one of the main reasons why people with diabetes experience heart attacks, strokes, kidney problems and other, related complications. Now, in a surprise finding, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis hav...

– Washington University in St. Louis

Nature, Nov. 2, 2016

Embargo expired on 02-Nov-2016 at 02:00 ET


Drug Shows Promise for Preventing Pre-Term Birth

Researchers from the University of Adelaide have successfully tested a drug that is showing some early promise in efforts to prevent pre-term birth....

– University of Adelaide

Scientific Reports


Insulin Resistance Reversed by Removal of Protein

By removing the protein galectin-3 (Gal3), a team of investigators led by University of California School of Medicine researchers were able to reverse diabetic insulin resistance and glucose intolerance in mouse models of obesity and diabetes. ...

– University of California San Diego Health Sciences

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New Study Shows Women Have Lower Risk of Heart Disease After Weight-Loss Surgery Than Men

Women have about a 20 percent less chance of developing heart disease after weight-loss surgery than men, according to new research* presented today at ObesityWeek 2016, the largest international event focused on the basic science, clinical applicati...

– American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)

ObesityWeek 2016

Embargo expired on 04-Nov-2016 at 01:00 ET


New Study Shows Balloon in a Capsule Helps Patients Lose Nearly Twice as Much Weight Than Diet, Exercise and Lifestyle Therapy Alone

NEW ORLEANS – NOV. 4, 2016 – Patients with obesity who swallowed gas-filled balloon capsules designed to help them eat less, lost 1.9 times more weight than patients who relied on diet, exercise and lifestyle therapy alone, according to new resea...

– American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)

ObesityWeek 2016

Embargo expired on 04-Nov-2016 at 01:00 ET


Study Finds Weight Loss After Obesity Doesn’t Cut Risk of Certain Types of Cancer

Losing weight may not protect against colon and liver cancer, even though obesity is associated with increased risk of certain types of gastrointestinal malignancy....

– American Physiological Society (APS)


New Study Suggests Weight-Loss Surgery Patients Do Better if They Stick to Scheduled Follow Up Visits

NEW ORLEANS – NOV. 4, 2016 – Weight-loss surgery patients who stick to a schedule of 3-, 6- and 12-month follow-up visits with their doctors see greater improvements or remission of their diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol than pa...

– American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)

ObesityWeek 2016

Embargo expired on 04-Nov-2016 at 01:00 ET


Maternal B12 Deficiency May Increase Child’s Risk of Type-2 Diabetes

B12 deficiency during pregnancy may predispose children to metabolic problems such as type-2 diabetes, according to research presented today at the Society for Endocrinology’s annual Conference in Brighton. These findings could lead to a review of ...

– University of Warwick

Society for Endocrinology’s annual conference

Embargo expired on 06-Nov-2016 at 19:05 ET


‘Dine in’ with Family, Friends and Co-Workers on Dec. 3

According to University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences experts, sharing food around the dinner table also helps us feel more connected, make healthier choices and save money along the way. UF/IFAS Extension is encouraging fami...

– University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences


Mayo Clinic Monthly News Tips — October 2016

Mayo Clinic Monthly News Tips — October 2016 ...

– Mayo Clinic


Could Fake Sugar Cause Real Problems with Your Metabolism? An @SBPdiscovery Researcher Wants to Find Out

– Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

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