The Obesity Society announces its new executive director
– Obesity Society
Despite having higher rates of preeclampsia, a dangerous high-blood pressure disorder of late pregnancy, obese women may be less than half as likely to suffer strokes, seizures, and other serious complications of the disorder. The findings are among ...
– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
ACOG Annual Meeting Embargo expired on 05-May-2017 at 17:00 ET
Two new studies of preeclampsia by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania show how obesity may help clinicians identify risk for the condition or other complications.
– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Embargo expired on 05-May-2017 at 17:00 ET
Whether rich or poor, one thing unites Americans of all economic classes: Our love for fast food. A new nationwide study of young baby boomers contradicts the popular belief that fast-food consumption is concentrated among the poor.
– Ohio State University
Economics and Human Biology
Montefiore-Einstein Researchers Present Findings at 2017 PAS Annual Meeting
– Montefiore Health System
The 5-year grant from the NHLBI to the labs of Jennifer and David Pollock also includes a third project at the University of Utah, bringing together 3 highly successful research entities
– University of Alabama at Birmingham
– Georgia State University
International Conference on Eating Disorders Will Bring Together Food, Weight, and Eating Science to Share Diverse Perspectives and Common Goals
– Academy for Eating Disorders (AED) Embargo expired on 02-May-2017 at 07:05 ET
Researchers have discovered that a new anti-rejection drug that is gentler on the kidneys after liver transplant also reduces weight gain, which is common after surgery and can lead to serious problems for transplant patients.
– Intermountain Medical Center
2017 American Transplant Congress
Alternate-day fasting diets are just as effective as diets that restrict calories every day, researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago report. The study, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, followed 100 obese adults for a year.
– University of Illinois at Chicago
JAMA Internal Medicine