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The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology: Gastric Bypass Helps Severely Obese Teenagers Maintain Weight Loss Over Long Term

Gastric bypass surgery helps severely obese teenagers lose weight and keep it off, according to the first long-term follow-up studies of teenagers who had undergone the procedure 5-12 years earlier. However, the two studies, published in The Lancet D...

– Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Embargo expired on 05-Jan-2017 at 18:30 ET

Time-Restricted Feeding Study Shows Promise in Helping People Shed Body Fat

For the first time in humans, it has been reported that eating early in the day lessens daily swings in hunger and changes the 24-hour pattern of fat oxidation and energy metabolism, which may aid in weight loss

– University of Alabama at Birmingham

Using Fat to Help Wounds Heal Without Scars

Doctors have found a way to manipulate wounds to heal as regenerated skin rather than scar tissue. The method involves transforming the most common type of cells found in wounds into fat cells – something that was previously thought to be impossibl...

– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

DK19525; R01-AR055209; P30-AR057217

Weight Loss and Its Cardiovascular Benefits Continue for Five Years in Real-World Clinical Practice

Participants in Joslin's Why WAIT (Weight Achievement and Intensive Management) program lost substantial amounts of weight, and even those who maintained relatively little loss of weight after five years demonstrated reduced risks of cardiovascular d...

– Joslin Diabetes Center

Overweight and Obese Children at Highest Risk for Some Infections From Surgery

While obesity is a well-known risk factor for surgical site infections among adult patients, this is the first research showing it is equally significant in pediatric populations. And since the incidence of childhood obesity in the US continues to c...

– Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Surgical Infections, Dec. 23-2016

Consumption of Grilled Meat Linked to Higher Mortality Risk Among Breast Cancer Survivors

Findings indicate that higher consumption of grilled, barbecued, and smoked meat may increase the mortality risk among breast cancer survivors.

– Oxford University Press

Journal of the National Cancer Institute

Research Reveals Help for Eating Disorder Patients

More people are dying from eating disorders than any other psychiatric disorder, and one Cornell College professor has discovered a way to help women by significantly reducing eating disorder symptoms in those who are struggling.

– Cornell College

Frequency of Breaks in Sedentary Time and Postprandial Metabolic Responses

Latest Research from ACSM

– American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

The Role of Common Risk Factors in ER-Positive, ER-Negative Breast Cancer

Karla Kerlikowske, MD, and team recently published a paper in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute that examined the role of common risk factors in the development of ER-positive and ER-negative breast cancers. The study sheds new light on ho...

– UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

P01 CA154292

Can a Weight Loss Program Result in Physical Activity Improvements Among Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes?

Latest Research Highlights from ACSM

– American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

Parents Purchase Frozen Dinners for More Than Convenience

Processed foods are higher in calories, sugar, sodium, and saturated fat than natural foods, but prepackaged, processed meals remain a popular choice for many consumers because they reduce the energy, time, and cooking skills needed to prepare food. ...

– Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior

Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior

UVA Honored Nationally for Bariatric Surgery, Cancer Care

University of Virginia Medical Center’s bariatric surgery and cancer care programs have earned 2017 national Women’s Choice Awards from WomenCertified Inc. The UVA Cancer Center earned its America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer Care award based on...

– University of Virginia Health System





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