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Maternal High-Fat Diet May Increase Offspring Risk for Liver Disease

A new mouse study suggests that exposure to a high-fat diet in the womb and immediately after birth promotes more rapid progression of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease later in life. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is the most common chronic liver d...

– Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB)

Experimental Biology 2017 meeting

Embargo expired on 24-Apr-2017 at 09:30 ET


Little Kids’ Regular Bedtimes and Ability to Regulate Emotions May Lessen Obesity Risk

Family structure including regular bedtimes, mealtimes and limited screen time appear to be linked to better emotional health in preschoolers, and that might lower the chances of obesity later, a new study suggests.

– Ohio State University

Embargo expired on 24-Apr-2017 at 00:05 ET


4 Exciting Diabetes and Obesity Research Discoveries

With more than one-third of adults in the U.S. considered obese, researchers are searching for new ways to treat obesity and associated health problems such as type 2 diabetes. The Experimental Biology 2017 meeting will showcase new insights into the...

– Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB)

Experimental Biology 2017 meeting

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


Post-Biotics May Help Shield Obese From Diabetes

It was previously thought that bacteria only caused problems such as higher inflammation and higher blood glucose. But this is only half of the story. The researchers discovered that a specific component of bacteria actually lowers blood glucose and ...

– McMaster University

Embargo expired on 20-Apr-2017 at 12:00 ET


New Study Finds Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty an Effective Treatment for Some Obese Patients

A new weight loss procedure that reduces the size of the stomach without the need for surgery known as endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG) is safe and effective way for the treatment obesity and obesity-related comorbidities such as diabetes, high b...

– New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Embargo expired on 20-Apr-2017 at 07:00 ET


Breast Cancer Survivors Walking on Thin Air

A new pilot investigation at UAB is rethinking the exercise paradigm for breast cancer survivors with reduced mobility, evaluating the utility of simulated high-altitude training for the purpose of enhancing health and physical activity.

– University of Alabama at Birmingham


Research Reveals Children as Young as Three Face Weight Stigma

Children as young as six worry about their body image and children as young as three are stigmatised because of their weight, according to new research at Leeds Beckett University.

– Leeds Beckett University


Study Shows High-Salt Diet Decreases Thirst, Increases Hunger

When you eat salty food, you get thirsty and drink water. Right? Maybe in the short-term -- but within 24 hours, you actually get less thirsty because your body starts to conserve and produce more water.

– Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Journal of Clinical Investigation


Both Low and High Birth Weight Linked to Fatty Liver Disease in Children

A study published in the Journal of Pediatrics suggests that children born with lower or higher weight than normal may be at increased risk for developing nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). These children also were at higher risk for more seve...

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

Journal of Pediatrics, March-2017


Study Shows High-Salt Diet Decreases Thirst, Increases Hunger

This counterintuitive discovery by scientists at Vanderbilt University and in Germany has upended more than 100 years of conventional scientific wisdom and may provide new insights into the Western epidemics of obesity, diabetes and heart disease.

– Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Journal of Clinical Investigation


UK Awarded $11.2 Million Grant to Launch New Center for Cancer and Metabolism

The University of Kentucky was recently awarded a prestigious Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) grant to study the metabolism of cancer from the National Institutes of General Medical Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Healt...

– University of Kentucky


Pennsylvania Honors Booth Maternity Center with Historical Marker

The Booth Maternity Center, founded in 1971 with the support of The Salvation Army, was a dedicated maternity hospital for all women, promoting one standard of care regardless of an individual’s type of insurance or status in life. To honor its pla...

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing


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– Newswise


Research Suggests Trans Fat Bans Lessen Health Risks

People living in areas that restrict trans fats in foods had fewer hospitalizations for heart attack and stroke compared to residents in areas without restrictions, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the University of Chicago Medici...

– University of Chicago Medical Center

JAMA Cardiology


Music as Medicine: Using Music to Help Dementia and Alzheimer's Patients

Music and voice major Jessica Voutsinas ’18 was singing the classic song “Over the Rainbow” to a resident at Longview — an adult residential facility near the Ithaca College campus — when the woman unexpectedly lit up and began telling stor...

– Ithaca College

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