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Online Diabetes Prevention Programs Are as Effective as in-Person Programs for Weight Loss, Study Finds

An embargoed UCLA-led study suggests that an intensive, multifaceted online diabetes prevention program is as effective as in-person programs and can make prevention programs more accessible to those at risk for developing diabetes

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

American Journal of Preventive Medicine

Embargo expired on 24-Sep-2018 at 00:05 ET

It’s Not Just for Kids -- Even Adults Appear to Benefit from a Regular Bedtime

In a study of 1,978 older adults publishing Sept. 21 in the journal Scientific Reports, researchers at Duke Health and the Duke Clinical Research Institute found people with irregular sleep patterns weighed more, had higher blood sugar, higher blood ...

– Duke Health

Scientific Reports, SREP-18-23762; K23MH108704; K01HL13341; N01HC95159, N01HC95160, N01HC95161, N01HC95162, N01HC95163, N01HC95164, N01HC95165, N01HC95166, N01HC95167, N01HC9568...

Embargo expired on 21-Sep-2018 at 05:00 ET

Even Toddlers Weigh Risks, Rewards When Making Choices

A a new University of Washington study shows that 18-month-olds can make choices based on how much effort they want to expend, or on whether they like the people involved -- a form of toddler cost-benefit analysis.

– University of Washington


Anti-inflammatory Protein Promotes Healthy Gut Bacteria to Curb Obesity

UNC Scientists discovered the anti-inflammatory protein NLRP12 helps protect mice against obesity and insulin resistance when fed a high-fat diet. The researchers also reported the NLRP12 gene is underactive in people who are obese, making it a thera...

– University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Cell Host & Microbe

More Doctor Visits Lead to Less Suicide Attempts for Fibromyalgia Patients

Fibromyalgia patients who regularly visit their physicians are much less likely to attempt suicide than those who do not, according to a new Vanderbilt University Medical Center study published in Arthritis Care & Research.

– Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Arthirits Care & Research

Mannose’s Unexpected Effects on the Microbiome and Weight Gain

Scientists continue to unravel links between body weight and the gut microbiome. Now, researchers from Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) report an unexpected finding: mice fed a fatty diet and mannose, a sugar, were protected f...

– Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

Cell Reports; R01DK55615; R01GM108527; DK99551

Ketogenic Diet Reduces Body Fat in Women with Ovarian or Endometrial Cancer

Women with ovarian or endometrial cancer who followed the ketogenic diet for 12 weeks lost more body fat and had lower insulin levels compared to those who followed the low-fat diet. Researchers say ketogenic diets limit the ability of cancer to grow...

– University of Alabama at Birmingham

Journal of Nutrition

Academy Encourages Healthful Eating in Child Care Programs

Early care and education programs should meet children’s nutrition needs and promote their optimal growth in safe and healthy environments, according to an updated position paper published by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

– Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Study Reveals the Current Rates of Diagnosed Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes in American Adults

A new study from the University of Iowa finds that type 2 diabetes is overwhelmingly the most common type of diabetes diagnosed in American adults who have the disease. The study found that among Americans who are diagnosed with diabetes, 91.2 percen...

– University of Iowa

British Medical Journal





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