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More Than Half of Parents of Sleep-Deprived Teens Blame Electronics

Fifty six percent of parents of teens who have sleep troubles believe this use of electronics is hurting their child’s shut-eye.

– Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

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


New Guideline Recommends Weight Loss Strategies for Sleep Apnea Patients

A new guideline focused on the role of weight management in treating adult obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has been published online by the American Thoracic Society in the Sept. 15 American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

– American Thoracic Society (ATS)

American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine


Taste Preferences Connected to Success of Long-Term Weight Loss Following Bariatric Surgery

Following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB), a type of bariatric surgery, many patients exhibit a reduction in taste preference for sweet and fatty foods, although this effect may only be temporary, according to new research from Binghamton University,...

– Binghamton University, State University of New York

PLOS One, July-2018


UAB researchers testing innovative childhood obesity intervention

UAB researchers will implement a new home-intervention model to teach mothers and children to form healthy habits right in the comfort of their homes.

– University of Alabama at Birmingham

Science Direct


Big Data Studies Scrutinize Links Between Fatty Liver Disease and How Cells Make Energy

Three recent studies dig into how nonalcoholic fatty liver disease affects mitochondria in the liver: how mitochondrial energy production stutters and fails as the disease progresses, and how this affects the organ’s use of nutrients to produce ene...

– American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)

Molecular & Cellular Proteomics; Journal of Lipid Research; Journal of Lipid Research


Obesity Alters Airway Muscle Function, Increases Asthma Risk

New research suggests that obesity changes how airway muscles function, increasing the risk of developing asthma. The study is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology—Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology.

– American Physiological Society (APS)

American Journal of Physiology—Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology


Bet You Can't Eat Just 100: Labels, Keywords Affect Consumer Mindset About Diet Foods

ASU study shows the difference one calorie can make when it comes to influencing shoppers' health perceptions of 100 calorie mini packs

– Arizona State University (ASU)


NEJM Perspective: How State Attorneys General Can Protect Public Health

To protect the public from harmful products, legal action can be used against industries, one example of which—a settlement with the tobacco industry—offers useful lessons for confronting several of today’s public health epidemics.

– New York University

NEJM

Embargo expired on 12-Sep-2018 at 17:00 ET


Calorie Counts on Restaurant Menus Have Customers Ordering Less

In a new study, Cornell University researchers conducted a randomized experiment and found that diners at full service restaurants whose menus listed calories ordered meals with 3 percent fewer calories – about 45 calories less – than those who h...

– Cornell University

National Bureau of Economic Research, August-2018

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