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Better Nutrition in Small Bites

Children's book inspires lifestyle changes for families at risk for obesity

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing


Diabetes App Forecasts Blood Sugar Levels

Glucoracle is a new app for people with type 2 diabetes that uses a personalized algorithm to predict the impact of particular foods on blood sugar levels.

– Columbia University Medical Center

PLoS Computational Biology

Embargo expired on 27-Apr-2017 at 14:00 ET


Bullies and Their Victims More Likely to Want Plastic Surgery

School bullies and their victims are more likely to want cosmetic surgery, according to new research by the University of Warwick. Professor Dieter Wolke - and colleagues in the Department of Psychology and Warwick Medical School - have discovered t...

– University of Warwick


Mental Illness Does Not Affect Bariatric Surgery Weight Loss Results

New Study that compares bariatric surgery outcomes according to preoperative mental illness

– Obesity Society

Obesity Journal- May Issue 2017

Embargo expired on 25-Apr-2017 at 00:05 ET


Risk of Obesity Influenced by Changes in Our Genes

A child’s risk of obesity as they grow up can be influenced by modifications to their DNA prior to birth, a new University of Southampton study has shown.

– University of Southampton

Embargo expired on 25-Apr-2017 at 19:00 ET


‘Diet’ Products Can Make You Fat, Study Shows

High-fat foods are often the primary target when fighting obesity, but sugar-laden “diet” foods could be contributing to unwanted weight gain as well.

– University of Georgia


Obesity Amplifies Genetic Risk of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

An international study based at UT Southwestern Medical Center revealed a striking genetic-environmental interaction: Obesity significantly amplifies the effects of three gene variants that increase risk of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) by...

– UT Southwestern Medical Center

Nature Genetics, April 2017


AHA Awards UAB a $3.7 Million Grant to Further Generational Obesity Research

A multidisciplinary research team at UAB looks to address obesity as it is genetically passed from mother to child.

– University of Alabama at Birmingham

American Heart Association

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