Chicago adults identified drug abuse, obesity, and child abuse and neglect as the top three big health problems for children and adolescents in the city, according to results from a new survey developed by Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital ...
– Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
A new study from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing) suggests that alcohol consumption may attenuate long-term weight loss in adults with Type 2 diabetes.
– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
An abundance of high-sugar, high-salt foods in many American diets and obesity-related health problems such as diabetes are likely driving an increase in kidney disease cases, including in young adults, according to researchers at Washington Universi...
– Washington University in St. Louis
JAMA Network Open, Nov. 30, 2018
New research from the University of Notre Dame suggests ways to approach this problem in elementary school cafeterias, especially for high-risk and underserved student populations.
– University of Notre Dame
BMC Public Health
Weight cycling is associated with a higher risk of death, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
– Endocrine Society
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism
New study at Michigan Medicine reveals the most commonly performed bariatric surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, doesn't fit the top qualities that surveyed patients want out of their weight loss journey.
– Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan
JAMA Surgery Embargo expired on 28-Nov-2018 at 11:00 ET
Young women in China experiencing more personal independence, disposable income and exposure to Western media are also altering their views of female beauty. A new study looks into whether these factors are leading to eating disorders and weight and ...
– University of Delaware
Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal
We’re more likely to overeat when we only have a little bit of food left over, and we justify it by convincing ourselves it’s not as unhealthy as it is, according to new research by Vanderbilt's Kelly Haws.
– Vanderbilt University
Appetite, Vol. 133
Millions of Americans have no idea that they have fatty liver disease. This growing problem will soon be the number one reason for liver transplantation, overtaking hepatitis C. Holiday overindulgence in alcohol and food could make the problem dramat...
– Houston Methodist
Additional speakers are being announced today for the inaugural Bloomberg American Health Summit, which will be held November 29 and 30 at the Fairmont Hotel in Washington, D.C.
– Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
A study including health data for more than 500,000 children in the U.S. suggests obesity might be to blame for about a quarter (23 to 27 percent) of asthma in children who are obese.
This could mean about 10 percent of all kids ages 2 to 17 with...
– Duke Health
Pediatrics; CDRN-1306-01556 Embargo expired on 26-Nov-2018 at 00:05 ET
Are there changes that affect genes and fuel a person’s propensity to develop obesity? That’s a question under study at Texas Biomedical Research Institute. Associate Scientist Melanie Carless, Ph.D., is Principal Investigator of a $3 million, fo...
– Texas Biomedical Research Institute
“The increase in diabetes in our society is almost certainly driven by the increase in obesity,” says Alain Bertoni, M.D., of Wake Forest School of Medicine. “But not everybody who has diabetes is obese and not everybody who is obese has diabet...Expert Available
– Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center