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...
Virtual Press Briefing - Closing the Rural Health Gap
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
– University of Alabama at Birmingham
Caroline Apovian Named President of The Obesity Society
– Obesity Society Embargo expired on 01-Nov-2017 at 18:15 ET
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,...
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
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
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
TOS Annual Meeting at ObesityWeek provides the latest research on obesity and cancer
– Obesity Society
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
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
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
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)
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
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)