A new study from the University of Iowa shows that a pair of common chemicals that manufacturers use to make plastic food containers, water bottles, and other consumer products do not contribute to obesity to the extent of the chemical it’s replaci...
– University of Iowa
Lancet Planetary Health June-2017
Researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science have found that in utero exposure to stress, then experiencing stressors after birth, can lead to overeating disorders in females. However, the scientists were able to prevent the onset of the disorder...
– Weizmann Institute of Science
Cell Metabolism, Jun-2017
For patients undergoing shoulder joint replacement surgery (arthroplasty), higher body mass index is linked to increased complications—including the need for "revision" surgery, reports a study in the June 7 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Sur...
– Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
As most college students’ diets are low in fruits and vegetables and high in calories, sugar, fat, and sodium, researchers from the University of Toronto and Memorial University of Newfoundland created a cross-sectional study to examine whether mes...
– Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior
Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior
Calculating a person’s waist-to-height ratio is the most accurate and efficient way of identifying whether or not they are at risk of obesity in clinical practice, a new study by Leeds Beckett University shows.
– Leeds Beckett University
PLOS ONE Journal
A Tulane endocrinologist has co-authored a guide in the latest issue of Cell Metabolism to help scientists who study obesity, diabetes or other metabolic diseases better account for inherent sex differences in research.
– Tulane University
Cell Metabolism, June 6, 2017
New findings suggest eating late at night could be more dangerous than you think. Compared to eating earlier in the day, prolonged delayed eating can increase weight, insulin and cholesterol levels, and negatively affect fat metabolism, and hormonal ...
– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
SLEEP2017; R21 DK100787
One-third of American children are overweight or obese. Family-based treatment (FBT) has been considered the best model for the treatment of obese children as it provides both parents and children with education and behavior therapy techniques but is...
– University of California San Diego Health
JAMA Pediatrics Embargo expired on 30-May-2017 at 11:00 ET
Obesity is linked with the composition of microbes in the human gut. In new research, bacterial composition in the gut, as well as accompanying metabolites are shown to undergo a profound and permanent shift, with microbial diversity significantly in...
– Arizona State University (ASU)
International Society for Microbial Ecology (ISME); R01DK090379
Five-year report reflecting on the growth of ABOM
– Obesity Society
Obesity Journal- June Issue 2017 Embargo expired on 25-May-2017 at 00:05 ET
Individuals whose insurance covered the cost of a comprehensive medical weight-loss program had one-year outcomes very similar to those of patients who paid for the treatment out of pocket, according to an observational study conducted at Wake Forest...
– Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Obesity, June-2017 Embargo expired on 25-May-2017 at 00:00 ET
Research published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation Insight shows that cellular stress in the brain may contribute to development of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
– George Washington University
Every year, nearly 200,000 Americans turn to surgeons for help with their obesity, seeking bariatric surgery to lose weight and prevent life-threatening health problems. But after more than two decades of steadily increasing numbers of operations, A...
– Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan
Annals of Surgery, doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000001980; JAMA Surgery, doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0542; JAMA Surgery, doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.1093