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Can Parenting Skills Prevent Childhood Obesity?

Researchers in Arizona State University’s Department of Psychology received a five-year grant for just under $2.5 million from the USDA to implement an intervention program that targets childhood obesity in a novel way: by teaching parenting skills...

– Arizona State University (ASU)

Complication of 'Fat Freezing' Procedure May Be More Common Than Thought

Cryolipolysis is a noninvasive cosmetic procedure that eliminates excess fat by freezing it. But a complication called paradoxical adipose hyperplasia (PAH) –a hardened area of localized fat developing after cryolipolysis – may be more common tha...

– Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

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Obesity + Aging Linked to Alzheimer’s Markers in the Brain

A new study suggests that when a high-fat, high-sugar diet that leads to obesity is paired with normal aging, it may contribute to the development of Alzheimer’s disease. In addition, researchers discovered that certain areas of the brain respond d...

– American Physiological Society (APS)

Physiological Reports

War, Lack of Democracy and Urbanisation Contribute to Double Burden of Malnutrition in Adolescents in Developing Countries

A new study from the University of Warwick blames macro-level factors for the double burden of malnutrition among adolescents in developing countries. The double burden of malnutrition refers to the coexistence of undernutrition along with overweight...

– University of Warwick

American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (AJCN)

Embargo expired on 27-Jun-2018 at 00:05 ET

NIH Study Associates Obesity with Lower Breast Cancer Risk in Young Women

Young women with high body fat have a decreased chance of developing breast cancer before menopause, according to scientists at the National Institutes of Health and their collaborators. The finding, published online in the journal JAMA Oncology, may...

– National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

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The Medical Minute: Just Say “Om”–the Benefits of Yoga and Pilates for Beginners

Yoga and Pilates are two forms of low-impact exercise that people of all ages and fitness levels can do to improve both their physical and mental well-being.

– Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

People Slimming for Summer Should Carefully Consider Their Salads

Laura Acosta, a registered dietitian at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, said three types of salads often come with lots of calories and are laden with fat and sodium.

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– University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences





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