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Monday, October 29, 2018

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Newswise Obesity News Source 29-Oct-2018
 

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Obese Mice Lose a Third of Their Fat Using a Natural Protein

To the great surprise of cancer researchers in a Georgetown University-led study, a protein they investigated for its possible role in cancer turned out to be a powerful regulator of metabolism.

– Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

Scientific Reports; P01 HL068686; R01 CA71508; P30 CA51008; 2016-01381

Embargo expired on 29-Oct-2018 at 05:00 ET


AJPH December Issue: Infants and Sugary Drinks, Top 20 China Health Challenges, Aging in Netherlands, Mass. Opioid Use Increasing

In this issue, find research on infant sugary drink consumption, China's top 20 health challenges, aging and healthy years in the Netherlands, and increasing opioid use in Massachusetts

– American Public Health Association (APHA)

Embargo expired on 25-Oct-2018 at 16:00 ET


Study finds yo-yo dieting increases lifespan in mice compared to staying obese

A new study co-led by Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington found that mice who repeatedly lost and regained weight, also known as weight cycling or "yo-yo dieting," lived significantly longer than their obese counterparts -- and in ...

– Indiana University

Obesity


Obesity Problem Starts Early Phase of Therapy in Children with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) gain weight during treatment, and researchers at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have discovered that this problem starts during remission-induction treatment and suggests that early interventi...

– St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Cancer, October 2018


Dell Center for Healthy Living to launch statewide network to increase access to research

The Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living, part of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), announced today a new plan to create a statewide network of researchers, decision-makers, and other key representatives t...

– University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston


New $1.4 million grant supports NAU-Navajo Nation Tribal Epidemiology Center impact study of ‘unhealthy food’ tax

The grant allows scientists, Navajo Nation government officials, educators and students to collaborate on a study looking at the effectiveness of the Healthy Diné Nation Act, which was signed into law in 2014.

– Northern Arizona University

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