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Research highlights role of psychological distress and emotional eating in obesity

New research, published in the research journal Obesity, has found that people on lower incomes may be more likely to have obesity due to psychological distress

– University of Liverpool


The Medical Minute: Hold the Added Sugar

The sugar in fruit is different from the sugar in a doughnut. Learn why – and how to steer your children toward natural sugars.

– Penn State Health

Can a Mobile Phone-Based Behavioral Intervention Affect Weight Regain?

A scalable, mobile phone-based intervention designed to slow weight regain after an initial weight loss had no significant effect on participants’ weight, according to a study published this week in PLOS Medicine by Falko Sniehotta from Newcastle U...


Plos Medicine

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Push Yourself Not the Button

UCLA Nursing students create a campaign to encourage faculty, staff and fellow students to take the stairs instead of the elevator.

– UCLA School of Nursing

The George Washington University Launches Nutrition Concentration for Integrative Medicine Program

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is pleased to announce a nutrition concentration for students enrolled in the Master of Science in Health Sciences in Integrative Medicine

– George Washington University

Obesity reprograms immune cells in breasts to promote tumor formation

Macrophages in adipose tissue (fat) link obesity to triple-negative breast cancer. Instead of fighting breast cancer, these immune cells actually promote it.

– University of Chicago Medical Center

Journal of Experimental Medicine

Children and Teens Who Drink Low-Calorie Sweetened Beverages Do Not Save Calories Compared to Those Who Drink Sugary Drinks

U.S. children and teens who consumed low-calorie or zero-calorie sweetened beverages took in about 200 extra calories on a given day compared to those who drank water, and they took in about the same number of calories as youth who consumed sugary be...

– George Washington University

Pediatric Obesity

Study Reveals Link Between Starch Digestion Gene, Gut Bacteria

A newly discovered relationship between genetic variation and the gut microbiome could help nutritionists personalize their recommendations. People with a high number of copies of a gene called AMY1, which expresses a salivary enzyme for breaking dow...

– Cornell University

Cell Host & Microbe, April-2019

Is Captain America Obese? New Study Highlights Exaggerated Physical Differences Between Male and Female Superheroes

Superheroes like Thor and Black Widow may have what it takes to save the world in movies like Avengers: Endgame, but neither of their comic book depictions has a healthy body mass index (BMI). New research from Binghamton University and SUNY Oswego f...

– Binghamton University, State University of New York

Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences, April-2019

Higher weight increases risk of psoriasis

Studies have linked psoriasis and higher weight, but the causal relationship between the two has been unclear. What triggers what?

– Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

PLOS Medicine

It’s OK to Indulge Once in a While: The Body Adapts to Occasional Short-term Overeating, Study Says

Overeating has been found to impair blood sugar (glucose) control and insulin levels. A new study suggests that the duration of a bout of overeating can affect how the body adapts glucose and insulin processing when calorie intake increases. The arti...

– American Physiological Society (APS)

American Journal of Physiology—Endocrinology and Metabolism

Tip Sheet: Studies on Obesity, Opioids And Vaccines Among Hopkins Research to Be Presented at National Pediatrics Meeting

What: Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) 2019 Meeting When: April 27-30, 2019 Where: Baltimore Convention Center (1 W. Pratt St, Baltimore, Maryland 21201)

– Johns Hopkins Medicine

Number of Women Who Aren't Physically Active Enough is High And Growing

Using data from a national survey representing more than 19 million U.S. women with established cardiovascular disease, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say that more than half of women with the condition do not do enough physical activity and thos...

– Johns Hopkins Medicine

JAMA Network Open

Time-Restricted Eating Shows Benefits for Blood Glucose

By restricting the time period during which they could eat, researchers have seen promising results for controlling blood glucose levels in men at risk of type 2 diabetes. In a small study now published in the journal Obesity, researchers from the Un...

– University of Adelaide


No Increase in Complications with 'Tummy Tuck' in Obese Patients

"Tummy tuck" surgery (abdominoplasty) can be safely performed in obese patients, with no increase in complications compared to non-obese patients, reports a study in the April issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journa...

– Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

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