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Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation May Help People Manage Their Drive for Gambling, Sex, Alcohol or Overeating

UCLA study looks at theta burst stimulation as intervention in problem behaviors...

– University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

PLOS One


Modern Hunter-Gatherers Show Value of Exercise

In a remote area of north-central Tanzania, men leave their huts on foot, armed with bows and poison-tipped arrows, to hunt for their next meal. Dinner could come in the form of a small bird, a towering giraffe or something in between. Meanwhile, wom...

– University of Arizona

American Journal of Human Biology


Biologist Awarded Diabetes Research Prize for Studies of Fat Cells

Columbia University has awarded the 2016 Naomi Berrie Award for Outstanding Achievement in Diabetes Research to Peter Arner, MD, PhD, a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Medicine at the Karolinska Institute, whose studies on the turnover o...

– Columbia University Medical Center


Obese Children Should Be Screened for Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease - New NASPGHAN Guidelines

A screening test for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)—a serious condition that may have lifelong health consequences—is recommended for all obese children aged nine to eleven years, according to clinical practice guidelines developed by ...

– Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition


Sedentary Behavior and Obesity: Does Type Matter?

Latest Research Highlights from ACSM...

– American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)


IU Study Finds Activity Trackers Can Work When Paired with Wellness Coaching

While critics have debated the effectiveness of activity trackers, a recent study by faculty in the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington found activity trackers can work, if paired with wellness coaching. The study was published in the American Col...

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– Indiana University

American College of Sports Medicine Health and Fitness Journal, Nov/Dec 2016


AED's Nine Truths About Eating Disorders

In the face of many myths, the Academy for Eating Disorders (AED) released “Nine Truths About Eating Disorders” in order to clarify public understanding. Produced in collaboration with Dr. Cynthia Bulik, PhD, FAED, who serves as distinguished Pro...

– Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)

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