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Study: Weight Loss Reduces Pain Far Beyond Load-Bearing Joints

A small new study examining widespread pain relief after weight loss could have new implications for treating pain in people with obesity.

– Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Journal of Pain

The Medical Minute: Lifestyle Determines Success After Surgical Weight Loss

With many people staring down New Year’s resolutions related to losing weight, some may be wondering if surgical weight loss is right for them.

– Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Neurogastronomy: What We Eat and Why We Eat It

The International Society of Neurogastronomy Symposium features leaders in the worlds of nutrition, neuroscience and culinary arts to explore the connection between brain and behavior in the context of food.

– University of Kentucky

annual International Society of Neurogastronomy symposium; R13 DC016831

New Research Finds Drinking 100% Fruit Juice Does Not Affect Blood Sugar Levels

New research shows that 100% juice has no impact on blood sugar levels.

– Juice Products Association

Journal of Nutritional Science

Overweight Female Kidney Donors May Be at Risk for Preeclampsia

Female kidney donors who are overweight may be at a greater risk for preeclampsia during pregnancy than those with normal body weight, according to a new study. The increased risk is due to a reduction in a type of kidney function called renal functi...

– American Physiological Society (APS)

American Journal of Physiology—Renal Physiology

UF Study: Aged Garlic Extract May Help Obese Adults Combat Inflammation

Obesity has grown into a serious health issue worldwide, especially in Western countries. In the U.S., more than one-third of adults are obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

– University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

Clinical Nutrition ESPEN

Is Akkermansia the Next Hot Probiotic?

A CSU Northridge microbial ecologist and his students are investigating a gut bacteria that may affect weight gain and obesity.

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– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Evening Hours May Pose Higher Risk for Overeating, Especially When Under Stress, Study Finds

Experiments with a small group of overweight men and women have added to evidence that “hunger hormone” levels rise and “satiety (or fullness) hormone” levels decrease in the evening. The findings also suggest that stress may increase hunger ...

– Johns Hopkins Medicine

International Journal of Obesity; R01DK074046, K99DK088360, R00DK088360, U54HD070725

Bariatric Surgery Prolongs Lifespan in Obese

Obese, middle-age men and women who had bariatric surgery have half the death rate of those who had traditional medical treatment over a 10-year period, reports a study that answers questions about the long-term risk of the surgery. 

– Northwestern University


Large-Scale Study to Pinpoint Genes Linked to Obesity

Findings provide genetic basis underlying body weight and obesity risk.

– Mount Sinai Health System

Nature Genetics

Moms of Obese Children Use Different Words to Restrict Eating

Mothers may be more likely to use direct statements to restrict a child’s eating.

– Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior





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