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When It Comes to Cardio vs Resistance TrainingNew Research Shows, You Can’t Judge the Calorie Burn by Its Number

Setting out to establish whether burning calories doing cardiovascular exercise was the same as burning calories doing resistance training, the study looked at physiological and hormonal responses to the two different workouts, when the number of cal...

– Les Mills

Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport - JSAMS-1816; No. of Pages5

Embargo expired on 19-Mar-2018 at 09:00 ET


Diabetes Medicine Reduces Liver Fat in Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

In people with type 2 diabetes, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is common and can progress to a severe liver disease known as nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). Now a study has found that empagliflozin, a newer treatment for type 2 diabete...

– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2018, Mar-2018

embargoed until 19-Mar-2018, 12:30 ET


In Children with Obesity, Impulsivity May Be Linked with Greater Weight Loss When Treated

Children with obesity may be more impulsive than those with normal weight, but during family-based behavioral treatment (FBT), the more impulsive of children with obesity may lose more weight, a new study suggests. The results of the study will be pr...

– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2018, Mar-2018


Study Finds Changes in Intestines Leads to Reversal of Diabetes After Weight-Loss Surgery

A new study helps explain changes in the intestines that may be responsible for the reversal of diabetes in people who undergo a type of bariatric surgery known as Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery (RYGB). The research will be presented Sunday, March ...

– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2018, Mar-2018


Consuming low-calorie sweeteners may predispose overweight individuals to diabetes

Consumption of low-calorie sweeteners could promote metabolic syndrome and predispose people to prediabetes and diabetes, particularly in individuals with obesity, a new study on human fat-derived stem cells and fat samples suggests. The research res...

– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2018, Mar-2018

Embargo expired on 18-Mar-2018 at 11:00 ET


E-Cigarettes May Lead to Accumulation of Fat in the Liver

Using e-cigarettes may lead to an accumulation of fat in the liver, a study of mice exposed to the devices suggests. The research will be presented Sunday, March 18, at ENDO 2018, the Endocrine Society’s 100th annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.

– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2018, Mar-2018

Embargo expired on 18-Mar-2018 at 11:00 ET


In BRCA Mutation Carriers, Obesity Is Linked with Increased DNA Damage in Normal Breast Gland Cells

Being obese or having a higher body mass index (BMI) while carrying a BRCA (BReast CAncer gene) mutation is positively linked with higher levels of damage to the DNA in normal breast gland cells, new research suggests. The results of the study will b...

– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2018, Mar-2018

Embargo expired on 18-Mar-2018 at 12:30 ET


New Diabetes Drug May Help People with Obesity Lose Weight

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– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2018, Mar-2018

Embargo expired on 18-Mar-2018 at 13:15 ET


Race, Pre-Pregnancy BMI May Help Predict Maternal Weight Gain

Race and pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI) both affect leptin and adiponectin levels, and leptin levels in mid-pregnancy may be an important predictor of weight gain during pregnancy, new research suggests. The results will be presented on in a pos...

– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2018, Mar-2018

Embargo expired on 18-Mar-2018 at 14:00 ET


Breastfeeding May Protect High-Birthweight Infants From Childhood Obesity

Breastfeeding may protect high-birthweight infants from having overweight or obesity as children, new research from South Korea suggests. The results will be presented in a poster on Sunday, March 18 at ENDO 2018, the 100th annual meeting of the Endo...

– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2018, Mar-2018

Embargo expired on 18-Mar-2018 at 14:00 ET


Overeating During Breastfeeding May Affect the Health of Offspring

Mothers who overeat during the period when they are breastfeeding may have children who are at increased risk of becoming obese and going through early puberty, a new study of mice suggests. Early puberty may lead to increased risk of diabetes or rep...

– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2018, Mar-2018

Embargo expired on 18-Mar-2018 at 14:00 ET


High-Energy Breakfast Promotes Weight Loss, Helps Reduce Total Daily Insulin Dose for Type 2 Diabetes

In patients with obesity and type 2 diabetes, a meal schedule that includes a high-energy breakfast promotes weight loss, improves diabetes and decreases the need for insulin, new research from Israel reports. The study results will be presented Satu...

– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2018, Mar-2018


Roux-en-Y Surgery Linked with More Non-Vertebral Fractures Than Adjustable Gastric Banding

Patients undergoing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) surgery may be at greater risk for non-vertebral fracture than those having adjustable gastric banding (AGB), a new population-based study reports. The results will be presented on Saturday, March 1...

– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2018, Mar-2018

Embargo expired on 17-Mar-2018 at 00:00 ET


BIDMC’s Christos Mantzoros, MD, MSC, Recognized for Groundbreaking Obesity Research

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s Christos Mantzoros, MD, MSC, the first scientist to document the role of the hormone leptin in regulating the body’s response to hunger in humans, is the recipient of the Endocrine Society’s Outstanding Cl...

– Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center


Fighting Obesity Through Fruit Fly Famines

A UNLV biologist compared the DNA of fat fruit flies to a control group and found nearly 400 candidate genes potentially associated with obesity and other health problems.

– University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Molecular Biology and Evolution


New Sustainable Shark Trade Bill is Supported by Both Conservationists and Fishing Industry

WCS supports a new bipartisan bill introduced in the U.S. Congress that encourages a science-based approach to fisheries conservation and management to significantly reduce the overfishing and unsustainable trade of sharks, rays, and skates around th...

– Wildlife Conservation Society


How to Talk with a Loved One About Their Weight Gain

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


Schedule Announced for Nutrition 2018 Meeting

Nutrition 2018, to be held June 9-12, 2018 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, will feature new research findings and panel discussions addressing hot topics in clinical practice and policy.

– American Society for Nutrition (ASN)


Careers Through Culinary Arts Program Awards High School Students in Underserved Communities with Culinary Scholarships for Original Recipes with Grains

High school students from underserved communities aspiring to become future chefs faced a challenge recently in the nationwide 2018 Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP) Meatless Monday Recipe Contest. Winners have been announced and will rec...

– Monday Campaigns


ENDO 2018 News Conferences to Feature Breakthroughs in Diabetes, Obesity, Diet, Reproductive Health and Endocrine-Disrupting Chemical Exposure

Researchers will explore efforts to develop a male birth control pill, the link between e-cigarettes and fat accumulation, and other emerging science during news conferences at ENDO 2018, the Endocrine Society’s 100th Annual Meeting & Expo. The mee...

– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2018, Mar-2018


GW Researcher Awarded $2.4M to Study the Role of the Brain in Obesity-Induced Hypertension

The National Institutes of Health recently awarded more than $2.4 million to a research team at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, to study how cell stress in the brain could impact the risk of obesity-induced hypertension.

– George Washington University

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Gastrointestinal Hormone Measurably Improved Symptoms of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Through a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase II clinical trial, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that small doses of NGM282, a non-tumorigenic variant of an endocrine gastrointestinal hormone...

– University of California San Diego Health

The Lancet


The Medical Minute: Small Changes Make Big Differences in Digestion

The bacteria in your gut do more than simply help digest your food. The microorganisms living in your digestive tract can also influence your overall health.

– Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center


Research Finds Little Difference Among Diet Plans’ Long-Term Effectiveness

Whether you pick low-carb, low fat or another diet plan, scientific research indicates each can help some people achieve modest long-term weight loss with potential improvement in health risks, according to the Scientific Statement the Endocrine Soci...

– Endocrine Society

Endocrine Reviews

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