A new study suggests that substituting whole grains for refined grains in the diet increases metabolism and calorie losses during digestion.
– Tufts University Embargo expired on 08-Feb-2017 at 14:00 ET
UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have identified an ion channel required for brain cells to suppress eating behavior in response to the hormone leptin or to the anti-obesity drug lorcaserin.
– UT Southwestern Medical Center
Cell Reports, 2017
Sitting may not be as deadly as previously thought, with new research led by the University of Sydney ruling out sitting as a direct cause of diabetes.
– University of Sydney
British Journal of Sports Medicine
Australia could save AUD $3.4 billion (USD $2.3 billion) in healthcare costs over the remaining lifetimes of all Australians alive in 2010 by instituting a combination of taxes on unhealthy foods and subsidies on fruits and vegetables, according to a...
PLOS Medicine Embargo expired on 14-Feb-2017 at 14:00 ET
Latest Research Highlights from ACSM
– American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
While obesity is often thought of as a health problem, a new study by a University of Illinois at Chicago sociologist suggests that discrimination by body weight may be the more important factor for obese white female students' lower success in schoo...
– University of Illinois at Chicago
Sociology of Education
According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the leading global cause of death. These foods can promote cardiovascular health.
– University of Alabama at Birmingham
In two recent peer-reviewed papers published by Nutrients and Growth Hormone and IGF-1 Research, Skidmore College exercise scientist Paul Arciero and colleagues report proven benefits of consuming moderate amounts of protein regularly throughout the ...
– Skidmore College
Katalin Susztak, MD, PhD, an associate professor of Medicine and Genetics in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, has received a $3 million grant from a consortium of pharmaceutical companies to identify genes and other ...
– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania