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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

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New Study Finds That Eating Whole Grains Increases Metabolism and Digestive Calorie Losses

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


Researchers Identify Ion Channel Necessary for Hormone and Anti-Obesity Drug to Suppress Eating

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 Not Linked to Incident Diabetes

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


Sugar, Salt, and Fat Taxes Could Save Billions in Health Care Costs

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

PLOS Medicine

Embargo expired on 14-Feb-2017 at 14:00 ET


Are Low Birth-Weight Babies Prone to Lead Physically Inactive Lives?

Latest Research Highlights from ACSM

– American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)


Teachers May Be Cause of 'Obesity Penalty' on Girls' Grades

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


This Heart Month, Know the Foods That Protect Against Cardiovascular Disease

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


Diet Quality, Improves Fitness Among the Fittest

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


Penn Genetics Researcher Receives Grant From Pharmaceutical Consortium to Study Diabetic Kidney Disease

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

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