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Study: Exercise Mitigates Genetic Effects of Obesity Later in Life

A new study suggests, for the first time in women over age 70, that working up a sweat can reduce the influence one’s genes have on obesity.

– University at Buffalo

Menopause: The Journal of the North American Menopause Society, May-2018

Digestive Disease Week 2018: NewYork-Presbyterian Experts Available for Interview

– New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Heavier Astronauts Have Higher Risk of Post-flight Eye Changes

New research suggests that changes in the eye that occur during spaceflight may be related to how much an astronaut weighs. The study is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology—Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiolo...

– American Physiological Society (APS)

American Journal of Physiology—Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology

Embargo expired on 31-May-2018 at 07:00 ET

Toys Motivate Children to Eat a Healthier Diet

New research from the University of Georgia suggests that fun can motivate kids to try new foods at lunchtime and ultimately eat more fruits and vegetables.

– University of Georgia

Journal of Child Nutrition and Management

A New Understanding of How Glucose Makes You Fat

Glucose is the energy that fuels cells, and the body likes to store glucose for later use. But too much glucose can contribute to obesity, and scientists have long wanted to understand what happens within a cell to tip the balance.

– UT Southwestern Medical Center


Male Thyroid Cancer Survivors Face 50 Percent Higher Risk of Heart Disease Than Women

Male thyroid cancer survivors have a nearly 50 percent higher risk of developing heart disease than women within five years of cancer diagnosis, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metab...

– Endocrine Society

Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism

Embargo expired on 29-May-2018 at 14:00 ET

Study Suggests Obese Children Who Drink Recommended Amount of Milk Have Less Risk of Metabolic Syndrome

Obese children who consume at least two servings of any type of cow’s milk daily are more likely to have lower fasting insulin, indicating better blood sugar control, according to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Hous...

– University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Embargo expired on 24-May-2018 at 18:00 ET

Would Popeye Choose Frozen Spinach Over Fresh (if Both Were Sautéed in Olive Oyl?)

Negative attitudes toward frozen vegetables may be impacting consumption of healthy foods, according to research by Stony Brook marketing professors published in Appetite. Consuming enough fruits and vegetables is important for maintaining a healt...

– Stony Brook University


New York Dentists See an Increase in Dental Caries and Warn Against Overconsumption of ‘Sugar Based’ Sports Drinks

David Pinkhasov, DDS and other New York dentists think that there is a definite overconsumption of sports drinks and that it is having an overall impact on the incidence of type 2 diabetes and an effect on the dental caries of teenagers and active p...


What an All-Nighter Does to Your Blood

A new study looking at proteins in the blood over the 24-hour-cycle found 30 that vary depending on what time it is, and more than 100 that are disrupted by a simulated night shift

– University of Colorado Boulder


Food [Log] for Thought

In January, Philadelphia magazine’s Be Well Philly blog rolled out the “Sweat Diaries,” what they’ve described as a “look at the time, energy, and money people invest in pursuit of a healthy lifestyle in Philly.” So far I’ve read about ...

– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Farm Bill Set for a Vote; SNAP Benefits Already Underestimate Nutritious Diet Costs

– Virginia Tech

Fertility Rate Decline Driven by Waiting Longer to Have Kids, Insurance Coverage

– Northwestern University

Study Launched to See if Weight Loss Surgery Before Knee Replacement Improves Outcomes

A study at Hospital for Special Surgery aims to find out if weight loss surgery before knee replacement could improve outcomes or even eliminate the need for joint replacement in severely overweight patients?

– Hospital for Special Surgery

Omega-3, Omega-6 in Diet Alters Gene Expression in Obesity

A new study reveals that essential fats in the diet may play a role in regulating protein secretion in the muscles by changing the way genes associated with secretion act. The study is published ahead of print in Physiological Genomics.

– American Physiological Society (APS)

Embargo expired on 15-May-2018 at 08:00 ET

Healthy Octogenarians Have High Cholesterol Efflux Capacity, MicroRNAs Promote Fat Cell Apoptosis, and More From the Journal of Lipid Research

Recent articles in the Journal of Lipid Research found a surprising insight into healthy octogenarians’ arteries; a microRNA key to the puzzle of killing fat cells; and a change in cultured cell signaling that may affect experimental outcomes.

– American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)

Journal of Lipid Research; Journal of Lipid Research; Journal of Lipid Research

Epidemic of Inflammatory Disease in the Southeast Shows Need for More Regional Drug Trials

Chronic inflammatory diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, cancer and lupus have their highest U.S. concentrations in the Southeast. Yet, says Fran Lund, the majority of clinical trials to test possible new treatments for these ...

– University of Alabama at Birmingham

UTHealth Expert Participates in International Project to Tackle Adolescent Obesity

A child obesity expert from the Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health in Austin was called upon to help lead a groundbreaking project to involve a...

– University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Expert Available for Comment on WHO Saturated Fat Guidelines

– University of Alabama at Birmingham





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