– Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Bioengineers have developed implantable and wearable nanogenerators that create electrical pulses when compressed by body motions. The pulses controlled weight gain and enhanced healing of skin wounds in rat models.
– National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
Nat Commun, Dec-2018; ACS Nano, Dec-2018; EB021336; CA014520
Lifestyle and health factors that are good for your heart can also prevent diabetes, according to a new study by researchers at The Ohio State University College of Medicine.
– Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Diabetologia Embargo expired on 16-Jan-2019 at 00:05 ET
Gastric bypass surgery improves relative muscle strength and physical performance in people with obesity, according to a study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
– Endocrine Society
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism Embargo expired on 16-Jan-2019 at 14:00 ET
Food Genes and Me is a site and software that lets users figure out health risks and how to solve them within minutes.
– University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)
Researchers found that personality traits have a significant bearing on a person’s attitudes toward obesity, their implicit theories of weight and their willingness to engage in derisive fat talk or weight discrimination.
– Florida State University
Personality and Individual Differences
Here’s to sipping a cupful of health: Green tea steeped in bottled water has a more bitter taste, but it has more antioxidants than tea brewed using tap water, according to new Cornell University food science research published in Nutrients.
– Cornell University
In a University of California, Irvine-led study, researchers found evidence that fasting affects circadian clocks in the liver and skeletal muscle, causing them to rewire their metabolism, which can ultimately lead to improved health and protection a...
– University of California, Irvine
Cell Reports, Dec-2018
Scientists from Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) have identified an epigenetic marker and two genes that caused heart failure in the children and grandchildren of fruit flies with high-fat-diet-induced heart dysfunction. Rever...
– Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
R01HL054732; P01AG033456; Nature Communications
Two grants totaling nearly $3.7 million will support the efforts of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) to combat obesity and help Texas children achieve healthy lifestyles through the mission of the Michael & Susan De...
– University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston