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New Published Research in October's MSSE Journal

Latest Research From ACSM

– American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise

Rudolph L. Leibel, MD to Keynote at ObesityWeek 2017

Stem Cell-derived Hypothalamic Neurons in the Elucidation of the Pathogenesis of Human Obesity: A New Frontier

– Obesity Society

Is Sitting Really ‘the New Smoking?’

It’s a popular catchphrase: “Sitting is the new smoking.” A phrase that is often attributed to James A. Levine, MD, PhD, of the Mayo Clinic, but even he seems to have pulled back from that characterization a little.

– Texas A&M University

Being Active Saves Lives Whether a Gym Workout, Walking to Work or Washing the Floor

The Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) study, led by the Population Health Research Institute of McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences, shows any activity is good for people to meet the current guideline of 30 minutes of activity ...

– McMaster University

The Lancet

Embargo expired on 21-Sep-2017 at 18:30 ET

Scientists Restore Tumor-Fighting Structure to Mutated Breast Cancer Proteins

Scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have successfully determined the full architecture of the breast cancer susceptibility protein (BRCA1) for the first time. This three-dimensional information provides a potential pathway to ...

– Virginia Tech

Science Advances

Study Shows Diet and Exercise Improve Treatment Outcomes for Obese Pediatric Cancer Patients

Diet and exercise may improve treatment outcomes in pediatric cancer patients, according to a study at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

– University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Pediatrics Research

Exosomes are the Missing Link to Insulin Resistance in Diabetes

Chronic tissue inflammation resulting from obesity is an underlying cause of insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes. But the mechanism by which this occurs has remained cloaked, until now. In a paper, University of California San Diego School of Medi...

– University of California San Diego Health


Using Science to Achieve Your Weight Loss Goals

– Endocrine Society

Preemies’ Separation from Mom + Physical Stress May Increase Health Risks in Adulthood

A new study suggests that physiological stress in premature infants combined with separation from their mothers may have lasting effects into adulthood. In clinical studies, these factors have been found to increase the risk of obesity and insulin re...

– American Physiological Society (APS)

American Journal of Physiology—Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology

Scientists Find Way to Convert Bad Body Fat Into Good Fat

Working in mice, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a way to convert white fat, which stores calories, into brown fat that burns them.

– Washington University in St. Louis

Cell Reports, Sept. 19, 2017

Embargo expired on 19-Sep-2017 at 12:00 ET

AADE to Work with Truck Drivers and Other At-Risk Populations including Hispanic, African American and Native American Communities to Prevent/Delay Type 2 Diabetes

The CDC announced today that AADE has been awarded funding for the next 5 years to bring the National DPP to underserved populations with little or no access to diabetes prevention services.

– American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE)





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