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Closing the Rural Health Gap: Media Update from RWJF and Partners on Rural Health Disparities

Rural counties continue to rank lowest among counties across the U.S., in terms of health outcomes. A group of national organizations including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National 4-H Council are leading the way to close the rural hea...

– Newswise

Virtual Press Briefing - Closing the Rural Health Gap

Can Environmental Toxins Disrupt the Biological “Clock”?

Can environmental toxins disrupt circadian rhythms – the biological “clock” whose disturbance is linked to chronic inflammation and a host of human disorders? Research showing a link between circadian disruption and plankton that have adapted t...

– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Ecology and Evolution

Childhood Obesity Expert Available to Comment on Latest Results From National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH)

– University of Alabama at Birmingham

Caroline Apovian Named President of The Obesity Society

Caroline Apovian Named President of The Obesity Society

– Obesity Society

Embargo expired on 01-Nov-2017 at 18:15 ET

Your Bones Affect Your Appetite—and Your Metabolism!

A Montreal Clinical Research Institute discovery sheds light on osteocalcin, a hormone produced by our bones that affects how we metabolize sugar and fat.

– Universite de Montreal

J Clin Invest. October 2017; Canada Research Chairs Program; Fondation J. A. DeSève; Canadian Institutes of Health Research; Canadian Institutes Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada,...

Lose Fat, Preserve Muscle: Weight Training Beats Cardio for Older Adults

Weight training or cardio? For older adults trying to slim down, pumping iron might be the way to go. A new study by researchers at Wake Forest University suggests combining weight training with a low-calorie diet preserves much needed lean muscle ma...

– Wake Forest University


Researchers Link Western Diet to Vascular Damage and Prediabetes

Could short-term exposure to the average American diet increase one’s risk for developing diabetes and cardiovascular disease? According to a recent study funded by the American Heart Association (AHA), researchers from New York Institute of Techno...

– New York Institute of Technology

Eating More Like Our Ancestors Would Improve Human Health

Malnutrition problems can be traced to poor-quality diets lacking in diversity, a recent phenomenon in evolutionary history, according to a new paper from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.“Earlier diets were highly diverse and...

– Washington University in St. Louis

Nutrition Reviews

Understanding the Link between Obesity and Cancer

TOS Annual Meeting at ObesityWeek provides the latest research on obesity and cancer

– Obesity Society

Why Do Some Obese People Have 'Healthier' Fat Tissue Than Others?

One little understood paradox in the study of obesity is that overweight people who break down fat at a high rate are less healthy than peers who store their fat more effectively.

– University of Michigan

The Obesity Society Position Statement: Breastfeeding and Obesity

The Obesity Society Position Statement: Breastfeeding and Obesity Authors: Emily Oken, MD, David A. Fields, PhD, FTOS, Cheryl A. Loveday, PhD and Leanne M. Redman, PhD, FTOS

– Obesity Society

Embargo expired on 31-Oct-2017 at 00:00 ET

Get FRUVED Campaign Makes Healthy Lifestyle Choices Easier

College students are creating a campus environment that encourages healthy lifestyles and promotes healthful activities through social media and marketing, thanks to Get FRUVED.

– South Dakota State University

Italian-American Researchers Present Mediterranean Diet, Health, and Longevity at Annual Medical Conference

Sbarro Health Research Organization President Antonio Giordano introduces program at National Italian American Foundation 42nd Anniversary Gala Weekend In Washington D.C.

– Sbarro Health Research Organization (SHRO)

Less but More Frequent Exercise Best to Reduce Weight? Study Provides a Clue

Low magnitude, high frequency mechanical stimulation (LMMS) reduces adipose (fat) tissue and thus may be a method of reducing weight and health risks such as diabetes. A new study in the journal Obesity takes this concept to another level.

– Stony Brook University


65 Bipartisan Members of Congress Urge CDC To IncludeEating Disorders within National Surveillance Systems

Last week, 65 bipartisan Members of both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives sent letters to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) urging the re-inclusion and inclusion of eating disorders surveillance questions within the CDC national surv...

– Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)





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