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Mediterranean Diet May Decrease Pain Associated with Obesity

Eating a Mediterranean diet could decrease the chances an overweight person will experience regular pain, new research suggests.

– Ohio State University


Helping Parents Understand BMI May Lead to Positive Changes in Childhood Obesity

Getting children to move more is a team effort. A new study, published in Childhood Obesity, found parents were more likely to change their child’s lifestyle when schools provided educational materials along with the results of their child’s body...

– Iowa State University

Childhood Obesity


Do eye screening guidelines adequately catch diabetic retinopathy in youth?

By the time current screening recommendations kicked in, 18% of youth with type 1 diabetes already had diabetic retinopathy, according to a study led by University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center.

– Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Ophthalmology


UAB Developing New Peptide to Combat a Disorder That Causes Heart Attacks at Early Age

Some people inherit a condition that elevates their cholesterol to an excessive degree, and no amount of diet or exercise can bring the numbers down. UAB researchers are developing and testing a new peptide that may lead to better treatment options. ...

– University of Alabama at Birmingham


Early Birds May Make Healthier Food Choices Than Night Owls

New Study First to Link Internal Clock to What and When People Eat

– Obesity Society

Obesity Journal, March-2017

Embargo expired on 23-Feb-2017 at 00:00 ET


Gastric Balloon Is New Weight Loss Option

The Food and Drug Administration has approved another option to treat obesity – a grapefruit-size gastric balloon that takes up as much as half the volume of the stomach.

– Loyola University Health System


“Designer Cardiovascular Therapies:” New Ways on the Horizon to Fix a Broken Heart

Unlike the self-repair abilities of our skin, bone and other tissues, which can readily heal and rebuild themselves after injury, evolution has left the mammalian heart with relatively little regenerative capacity. Finding new ways to repair and prot...

– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

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