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Monday, March 27, 2017

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Newswise Obesity News Source 27-Mar-2017

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Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Academy Spokesperson Robin Foroutan Can Speak to Media on Nutritional Considerations When Dining Out

– Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Academy Spokesperson Jennifer Bruning Can Speak to Media on Parents Modeling Good Eating Habits for Kids

– Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Academy Spokesperson Angel Planells Can Speak to Media on Choosing Healthy Options When Cooking at Home

– Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Early Infant Weight Gain Could Lead to Adult Obesity

University of Delaware researcher Jillian Trabulsi found that rapid weight gain in an infant's first six months of life is a risk factor for child- and adulthood obesity. Trabulsi’s research examines infant formula and how various compositions affe...

– University of Delaware

International Conference on Nutrition and Growth

Study Suggests New Way to Prevent Vision Loss in Diabetics and Premature Babies

Researchers at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, part of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, have identified a new molecule that induces the formation of abnormal blood vessels in the eyes of diabetic mice. The study, “Secretogranin III a...

– The Rockefeller University Press

Journal of Experimental Medicine, April 2017; R01GM094449; R21HD075372; R21EY027065; P30-EY014801; M2012026; 14PRE18310014; 16PRE27250308

Embargo expired on 22-Mar-2017 at 09:00 ET

New Study: Pre-Pregnancy BMI Directly Linked to Excess Pregnancy Weight Gain

It’s well known that excessive weight gain during pregnancy can have a lasting negative impact on the health of a mother and her baby. A new University of Michigan-led study finds that for young mothers (women who gave birth between the ages of 15...

– Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

PLOS ONE, March-2017; R01HD36916; R01HD39135; R01HD40421; 5 K23 HD083527-05.

Weight-Bearing Exercises Promote Bone Formation in Men

Osteoporosis affects more than 200 million people worldwide and is a serious public health concern, according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation. Now, Pamela Hinton, associate professor in the Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, has...

– University of Missouri Health

Cooking Family Meals, Skipping TV During Those Meals Linked to Lower Odds of Obesity

Adults who don’t flip on the TV during dinner and those who eat home-cooked meals are less likely to be obese, a new study has found. But the frequency of family meals doesn’t appear to make much of a difference.

– Ohio State University

Rare Genetic Forms of Obesity More Numerous, Diverse Than Previously Thought

In their search of seven databases and analysis of 161 papers, Meyre and his colleagues found that 79 obesity syndromes have been previously reported. Of the 79 syndromes, 19 have been genetically solved, to the point where a lab test could confirm a...

– McMaster University

Embargo expired on 27-Mar-2017 at 09:00 ET

Survivors of Childhood Brain Tumours Have Increased Body Fat

These findings suggest that one of the most important risk factors for heart disease and Type 2 diabetes, which is excess total and central fat in the body, is present relatively early in survivors of childhood brain tumors. This may program their fu...

– McMaster University

Obese People Have Lower Pain Threshold, New Research Shows

An extra layer of fat won’t provide a cushion against pain – in fact, obese people are more sensitive to pressure pain than those who are not overweight, and they are equally susceptible to extremes of hot and cold.

– Leeds Beckett University

SLU Scientists Take Aim at Diabetes and Obesity with Exercise in a Pill

With a series of new grants, Saint Louis University researchers will develop the potential of two nuclear receptors that control muscle metabolism.

– Saint Louis University Medical Center





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