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George L. Blackburn, MD, PhD – Nutrition and Metabolism Symposium

Internationally revered public health advocate on weight loss surgery and scientific research

– Obesity Society


Eat Right–Live Well! Supermarket Intervention Impact on Sales of Healthy Foods and Behavioral Impact Framework to Reduce Population Salt Consumption – JNEB’s Best Article and GEM

The Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior (JNEB) announces the 2017 Best Article and Best Great Educational Material (GEM) awards, presented at the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB) 50th annual conference, “Honor the Past, E...

– Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior


Genetic Body/Brain Connection Identified in Genomic Region Linked to Autism

For the first time, scientists have directly linked deletions in two genes in zebrafish and traits, such as seizures, hyperactivity, large head size, and increased fat content. Both genes are in a genome region linked to autism spectrum disorder, dev...

– Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research

Human Molecular Genetics


UTHealth Awarded $3.1 Million NIH Grant to Study How Gut Bacteria Relates to Diabetes

A team of researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health has received a $3.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study how gut bacteria play a role in the development of ...

– University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston


Snacking – the Good and the Bad

– University of Alabama at Birmingham


A Need for Bananas? Dietary Potassium Regulates Calcification of Arteries

Researchers have shown, for the first time, that reduced dietary potassium promotes elevated aortic stiffness in a mouse model. Such arterial stiffness in humans is predictive of heart disease and death from heart disease, and it represents an import...

– University of Alabama at Birmingham

JCI Insight; HL092215; HL136165 ; DK100847; BX000369; BX003617 ; BX001591

Embargo expired on 05-Oct-2017 at 09:00 ET


New Findings On Mechanisms For Body Temperature Regulation By Fat Tissue

New discoveries about the mechanism responsible for heat generation in the body related to fat tissue oppose classical views in the field and could lead to new ways to fight metabolic disorders associated with obesity, according to a study led by Geo...

– Georgia State University

Cell Metabolism

Embargo expired on 05-Oct-2017 at 12:00 ET


Simplifying Information Aids Fight Against Childhood Obesity, Study Finds

Providing simplified health information designed for parents with low health literacy helps all families in childhood obesity treatment programs regardless of their ability to understand health information, according to a new study.

– University of Virginia Health System

Preventing Chronic Disease ; R24MD008005


Black Tea May Help with Weight Loss, Too

UCLA researchers have demonstrated for the first time that black tea may promote weight loss and other health benefits by changing bacteria in the gut.

– University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

European Journal of Nutrition, Oct-2017


Review Study Explores Causes of Physical Inactivity

A new review of more than 500 studies examines the environmental and physiological causes of physical inactivity and the role it plays in the development of chronic disease. The article is published in Physiological Reviews.

– American Physiological Society (APS)

Physiological Reviews


Study Shows Genetically Modified Soybean Oil Causes Less Obesity and Insulin Resistance but Negatively Impacts Liver Function

UC Riverside mouse study compares Plenish to conventional soybean, coconut, and olive oils

– University of California, Riverside

Nature Scientific Reports


High-Intensity Workouts Send the Wrong Message

As high-intensity interval training has grown in popularity, so has the debate over whether it is an effective public health solution. An Iowa State University professor says the workouts are not sustainable for the majority of people trying to lose ...

– Iowa State University

Psychology of Sport and Exercise


Researchers Review Risks, Recommendations for Weight Gain Management in Midlife Women

A review of the weight gain risks and challenges faced by women in midlife has led Mayo Clinic researchers to a series of recommendations for this patient population. The findings are published in this month's edition of Mayo Clinic Proceedings.

– Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic Proceedings

Embargo expired on 02-Oct-2017 at 09:00 ET


Brain Cells That Control Appetite Identified for First Time

Dieting could be revolutionised, thanks to the ground-breaking discovery by the University of Warwick of the key brain cells which control our appetite.

– University of Warwick

Molecular Metabolism


School, Health and Behavior Suffer When Children Have TV, Video Games in Bedroom

A new Iowa State University study is one of the first to demonstrate the consequences of allowing children to have a TV or video game system in their bedroom. Researchers found children did not do as well in school and were at greater risk for obesit...

– Iowa State University

Developmental Psychology


Need for Enhanced Nursing & Post-Acute Transitional Care Models for Rising Obesity Levels

Elderly, chronically ill people experience frequent changes in health status that require transitions among health care providers and settings. Significant attention has been focused on coordinated transitional care models that assure continuity of c...

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Western Journal of Nursing Research; UL1TR000039; KL2TR000063

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