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Using Genetics of Human Fat Cells to Predict Response to Anti-Diabetes Drugs

Researchers have demonstrated—using fat cells derived from human stem cells—that individual genetic variation can be used to predict whether the TZD rosiglitazone will produce the unwanted side effect of increasing cholesterol levels in certain i...

– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

R01-DK049780, R01-DK098542, K08-DK094968, F32-DK116519

Embargo expired on 10-Jan-2019 at 11:00 ET

Risk factors for obesity may differ for Hispanic and non-Hispanic white babies

The factors that put children at risk of becoming obese within the first 12 months of their life may differ for Hispanic and non-Hispanic babies. This is a conclusion of a new study in the journal Pediatric Research, which is published by Springer Na...

– Springer

Pediatric Research

Study: Excessive Body Fat Around the Middle Linked to Smaller Brain Size

Carrying extra body fat, especially around the middle, may be linked to brain shrinkage, according to a study published in the January 9, 2019, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. For the study, rese...

– American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

American Academy of Neurology.

Embargo expired on 09-Jan-2019 at 16:00 ET

Lack of Standard Dosage for Blood Thinners Can Lead to Bleeding During Bariatric Surgery, Rutgers Study Finds

The study suggests better measures for accurate dosages of blood thinners in obese patients

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Surgery for Obesity and Related Disorders

Controlling children's behavior with screen time leads to more screen time, study reveals

Giving your child extra time on the iPad for good behaviour may not be the best idea according to a new University of Guelph study.

– University of Guelph

BMC Obesity

‘Phat’ on Potential, Lipidomics Is Gaining Weight

For the past 15 years, LIPID MAPS has served scientists working to specify and classify lipids in order to develop techniques, tools and terms to better study them. Now with new support, the database will continue advancing the study of these fatty a...

– University of California San Diego

Science Signaling, Jan. 8, 2019; website

Fad Diets: A Dietitian’s Perspective

Danelle Olson, RD, LDN, CNSC, a registered dietitian in the Weight Loss Surgery Center at BIDMC, explains the problems with fad diets.

Expert Available

– Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Obesity surgery leads to emergence of new microbial strains in the human fecal community

Using a unique bioinformatics technique developed at UAB, researchers have detected the emergence of new strains of microbes in the human fecal microbiota after obesity surgery. These new strains emerged after surgical disruption of the stomach and u...

– University of Alabama at Birmingham

Human Microbiome Journal

Maternal Programming During Pregnancy Induces Long-Term Postpartum Obesity

In a new study using a mouse model, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine suggest that long-term postpartum weight gain may be due not so much to retained fat as to reprogramming of maternal energy metabolism.

– University of California San Diego Health

International Journal of Obesity

Ratos obesos perdem a ansiedade quando “células zumbis” saem do cérebro

ROCHESTER, Minnesota. — Pesquisadores e colaboradores da Mayo Clinic demonstraram em ratos que a obesidade aumenta o nível de células “zumbis” ou senescentes no cérebro e que essas células, por sua vez, estão ligadas à ansiedade. Quando d...

– Mayo Clinic

Cell Metabolism

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– Mayo Clinic

Intermittent Fasting Could Improve Obese Women’s Health

Research carried out at the University of Adelaide shows that obese women lost more weight and improved their health by fasting intermittently while following a strictly controlled diet.

– University of Adelaide






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