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Driving heart health

In September 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) awarded funds to 28 state and local health departments across the United States to design, test and evaluate new, innovative approaches to address these significant health proble...

– Wayne State University Division of Research

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, NU58DP006614

Your Weight History May Predict Your Heart Failure Risk

In a medical records analysis of information gathered on more than 6,000 people, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers conclude that simply asking older adult patients about their weight history at ages 20 and 40 could provide real value to clinicians i...

– Johns Hopkins Medicine

Journal of the American Heart Association

Eligibility Criteria Unfairly Limit Minorities’ Access to Hip and Knee Replacement Surgeries

In a study of medical records pulled from a national database, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers have found that underrepresented populations are less likely than others to be eligible for hip or knee replacement surgeries because they do not meet c...

– Johns Hopkins Medicine

Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research

Exercise Following Weight Loss May Reduce Colorectal Cancer Risk, Study Finds

New research suggests that exercise is a key factor in reducing colorectal cancer risk after weight loss. According to the study, physical activity causes beneficial changes in the bone marrow. The study is published ahead of print in the American Jo...

– American Physiological Society (APS)

American Journal of Physiology—Endocrinology and Metabolism

Gut hormone increases response to food

The holiday season is a hard one for anyone watching their weight. The sights and smells of food are hard to resist. One factor in this hunger response is a hormone found in the stomach that makes us more vulnerable to tasty food smells, encouraging ...

– McGill University

Cell Reports

Fighting obesity – could it be as plain as dirt?

It costs the global economy an estimated US$2 trillion annually and has been dubbed a modern day health epidemic, but new research from the University of South Australia has unearthed a possible cure for obesity – and it is as plain as dirt!

– University of South Australia

Pharmaceutical Research

Media registration open for ENDO 2019

Members of the media can now register to cover the latest advances in hormone health and science at ENDO 2019. The Endocrine Society’s annual meeting will be held March 23-26, 2019 in New Orleans, La.

– Endocrine Society

Obsessive-compulsive disorder may offer protection from obesity

A new study led by Amitai Abramovitch, assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at Texas State University, shows that individuals with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) are significantly less likely to become overweight or obese.

– Texas State University

Abramovitch et al., 2015 A. Abramovitch, D.A. Pizzagalli, D.A. Geller, L. Reuman, S. Wilhelm Cigarette smoking in obsessive-comp; Abramovitch et al., 2014 A. Abramovitch, D.A. Pizzagalli, L. Reuman, S. Wilhelm Anhedonia in obsessive-compulsive disorder: beyo...

USDA’s Proposed Rule Offers Flexibility: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Encourages Schools to Stay on Course

School nutrition programs will have more flexibility in areas related to serving flavored milk and whole grains under a final rule released this week by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The rule also allows more time for schools to reach sodium re...

– Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics





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