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Study: Want to Lose Weight? Snap That Selfie, Set That Goal, Share with Others

Progress pics, before and after selfies and public declarations in virtual communities are helpful for reaching weight loss goals, new study finds.

– American University

Journal of Interactive Marketing, Nov-2017

Is Exercise Medicine?

You have probably heard that exercise is good for your health, but did you know that it can actually help to heal your body? Understanding the value of exercise is more important than ever since our nation is in the midst of an “inactivity epidemic...

– Valley Health System

Cardiovascular Risk in Women with Fatty Liver Disease: Risk is Not Equal Opportunity

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is associated with significantly higher risk of subsequent cardiovascular events in women, but not in men, according to research presented this week at The Liver Meeting® — held by the American Association for the ...

– American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)

The Liver Meeting®

Embargo expired on 20-Oct-2017 at 08:00 ET

Can You Inherit a Fatty Liver?

Serum metabolites associated with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease may be heritable, according to research presented this week at The Liver Meeting® — held by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases.

– American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)

HEPATOLOGY; The Liver Meeting®

Embargo expired on 20-Oct-2017 at 08:00 ET

Insulin Signaling Molecule in Liver Controls Levels of Triglyceride in Blood

A new animal study shows how insulin controls the movement and storage of fat molecules in the liver and how a breakdown in this system could lead to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and changes in circulating lipid levels associated with cardiovasc...

– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Journal of Clinical Investigation; R01 DK056886, K01 DK111715, T32 DK007314

The Fight to End Childhood Obesity

ObesityWeek provides latest insights into preventing and treating pediatric obesity.

– Obesity Society

Study of Breastfeeding Difficulties Due to Obesity Informs Need for Targeted Interventions for Better Breastfeeding Outcomes

A study led by the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing’s Diane Spatz, PhD, RN-BC, FAAN, the Helen M. Shearer Term Professor of Nutrition, has found that delayed lactogenesis was more prevalent among women who were obese pre-pregnancy and t...

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Journal of Human Lactation

Obesity Journal Symposium

Winning papers to provide latest insights into preventing and treating obesity

– Obesity Society


New Study Demonstrates Importance of Studying Sleep and Eating in Tandem

A new study from scientists on the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) offers important insights into possible links between sleep and hunger.

– Scripps Research Institute

Sleep, Oct. 2017; Nature Protocols, Oct. 2017; R01AG045036; R21DK092735

Public Health Study Reveals Shortcomings Among CMS Elementary Students

Public Health Sciences Professor Beth Racine and a team of scholars evaluated the outcomes of Achieve 225, a program designed to promote physical activity and nutrition in schools.

– University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Hackensack Meridian Health Teaching Kitchen Celebrated Grand Re-Opening to Promote Nutrition and Healthy Eating

On Wednesday, September 27, Hackensack Meridian Health celebrated the grand re-opening of a teaching kitchen located within the Meridian Fitness & Wellness Center in Hazlet, N.J. with a ribbon cutting ceremony and cooking demonstration. As part of th...

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– Hackensack Meridian Health

Gaps Persist in Zambia’s Food Fortification System, Study Suggests

A study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that most fortified sugar sold at retail outlets in one Zambian community did not contain the minimum amount of vitamin A required by the government. Only 11 perc...

– Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Food and Nutrition Bulletin

UTSW/THR Study Investigates Fitness of Obese Children

A study underway at the Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine is investigating the respiratory effects of obesity in children, including obese children who may be misdiagnosed with asthma.

– UT Southwestern Medical Center

Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise®; Chest Journal

Post Mortem of Chicago’s Repealed Soda Tax

– Cornell University

Does Chronic Inflammation Contribute to PCOS?

The University of Illinois at Chicago has received a $3 million federal grant to study the effects of inflammation on polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS. The study, funded by the National Institutes of Health, will look at the role of inflammation in...

– University of Illinois at Chicago





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