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University of Iowa Study Examines Link Between Obesity and Food Container Chemical Substitutes

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


Mice Exposed to Prenatal Stress Are Predisposed to Eating Disorders Later in Life

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


Obesity Increases Risk of Complications After Shoulder Joint Replacement Surgery

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


Dining Hall Intervention Helped College Students Choose Healthier Options

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


Waist-to-Height Ratio More Accurate Than BMI in Identifying Obesity, New Study Shows

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


Does The Sex Of A Cell Matter In Research?

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


Timing Meals Later at Night Can Cause Weight Gain and Impair Fat Metabolism

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


Do Obese Children Need to Attend Treatment to Lose Weight?

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


Dramatic Shift in Gut Microbes and Their Metabolites Seen After Weight Loss Surgery

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


The American Board of Obesity Medicine Five Year Report

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


Insurance vs. Out-of-Pocket Payment Not a Big Factor in Weight-Loss Outcomes

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


Cellular Stress in the Brain May Contribute to Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

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


Probing Problems with Bariatric Surgery: Reoperations, Variation Are Common

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

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