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Is the Most Effective Weight-Loss Strategy Really That Hard?

Dietary self-monitoring is the best predictor of weight-loss success. But the practice is viewed as so onerous, many would-be weight-losers won’t adopt it. New research published in Obesity shows for the first time how little time it actually takes...

– University of Vermont

Obesity

Embargo expired on 25-Feb-2019 at 03:00 ET


Endocrine Society CEO honored with Association Leadership Award

CEO Update has selected Endocrine Society CEO Barbara Byrd Keenan, FASAE, CAE, as its Professional Society CEO of the Year.

– Endocrine Society


Embargoed AJPH research: NYC transfat ban changes New Yorkers’ blood, ACA and women 18-44, Chicago behavioral health emergencies, Caribbean health

In this issue, find research on NYC's transfat ban, the Affordable Care Act and reproductive age women, behavioral health emergencies, Caribbean health and more.

– American Public Health Association (APHA)

American Journal of Public Health

Embargo expired on 21-Feb-2019 at 16:00 ET


The Dollar Store Diet: Produce Quality Matches Traditional Chains

Discount stores offer a good option to both low-income and budget shoppers, UNLV research finds.

– University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health


Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Congratulates 10 Members Named to 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans Expert Advisory Panel

CHICAGO – Ten members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, are among 20 nationally recognized nutrition and health science authorities named on February 21 by the U.S. De...

– Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics


Early screening for gestational diabetes in pregnant, obese women may be unhelpful

Findings suggest there is no improvement in pregnancy outcomes for obese women who receive early gestational diabetes screening.

– University of Alabama at Birmingham

American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology


Study shows longer-term impact of weight loss surgery on sexual function

A longitudinal study led by Dr. Kristine Steffen, NDSU School of Pharmacy, shows patients undergoing bariatric surgery for obesity found the positive results of such surgery on sexual function may be longer lasting than previously known. The study in...

– North Dakota State University

doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.1162


Rutgers Experts Highlight Pharmacist’s Role in Patients’ Weight-Loss Journey

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick


Researchers discover variants in DNA that significantly influence how the body distributes fat

The research, by the Genetic Investigation of ANthropometric Traits (GIANT) consortium, identifies genetic variants associated with obesity that are central to developing targeted interventions that can reduce the risks of chronic illnesses to which ...

– University of Oxford

Nature Genetics

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