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Unhealthy habits can start young: infants, toddlers and added sugars

A new study in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, published by Elsevier, found that nearly two-thirds of infants (61 percent) and almost all toddlers (98 percent) consumed added sugars in their average daily diets, primarily in th...

– Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Beating Diabetes: Is There a Role for Nutraceuticals?

Every five minutes, someone in Australia is diagnosed with diabetes. It’s Australia’s fastest growing chronic condition, but as its prevalence grows more people are adding dietary supplements to their diets in the hope of reducing their risk of t...

– University of South Australia

Pharmaceutical Medicine

Rollercoaster weight changes can repeat with second pregnancy, especially among normal-weight women

Everyone knows that gaining excess weight during one pregnancy is bad, but clinicians rarely consider weight gains and losses from one pregnancy to the next––especially in normal-weight women.

– University of Michigan

Science Direct

Can ‘smart toilets’ be the next health data wellspring?

Wearable, smart technologies are transforming the ability to monitor and improve health, but a decidedly low-tech commodity — the humble toilet — may have potential to outperform them all.

– Morgridge Institute for Research

Nature Digital Medicine

Study Suggests Weight-Loss Surgery May Release Toxic Compounds From Fat Into the Bloodstream

Toxic man-made chemicals—such as polychlorinated biphenyls and organochlorine pesticides—that are absorbed into the body and stored in fat may be released into the bloodstream during the rapid fat loss that follows bariatric surgery, according to...

– Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health


Mount Sinai Researcher’s Examine the Metabolic Effects of an Oral Blood Cancer Drug

Recent study found that an effective blood cancer treatment was associated with weight gain, obesity, and increased systolic blood pressure

– Mount Sinai Health System

Scientific Reports, Nov-2019

Embargo expired on 12-Nov-2019 at 05:00 ET

Is the king of the jungle, really a couch potato?

Active at work, restful at play – it seems fair enough, but if you have a very active or physical job, too much rest could put you at risk of obesity, according to new research from the University of South Australia.

– University of South Australia

international Journal of Obesity

Study: Doctors Don’t Realize Hair Care Prevents Many African American Women From Working Out

New research from The Ohio State University Wexner Medicine Center identifies a gap in doctor knowledge and understanding of hair care as a barrier to exercise among African American female patients.

– Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

American Board of Family Medicine

Many Teens Have Low Iron, B12 Levels Years After Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery can be a life-changer for severely obese teens. However, some recipients may develop nutritional deficiencies years after treatment. Also, one of the two primary forms of bariatric surgery, gastric bypass, appears to cause more nutr...

– Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Nov-2019

Exercise, Weight Loss May Induce Metabolism-related Changes to Molecules in Gut

New research finds that exercise causes changes to some of the body’s metabolites—small molecules the body produces during metabolism—and also triggers change in blood levels of unique “foreign” molecules not thought to stem from our own me...

– American Physiological Society (APS)

American Journal of Physiology—Endocrinology and Metabolism

Diabetes food myths: Is sea salt healthier than table salt?

Is sea salt healthier than table salt? Does late-night snacking really cause you to weight gain?

– LifeBridge Health

Cleveland Clinic Develops Calculator To Estimate 10-Year Risk Of Diabetes Complications

Patients struggling with type 2 diabetes and obesity are faced with the decision of whether to receive usual medical care or undergo weight-loss surgery. Now, a new risk calculator developed by Cleveland Clinic researchers can show these patients the...

– Cleveland Clinic

Embargo expired on 05-Nov-2019 at 06:00 ET

Study offers data-driven definition of unhealthy yet pervasive 'hyper-palatable' foods

A popular U.S. brand of potato chips once promoted itself with the slogan, "betcha can't eat just one!"

– University of Kansas


Quality of Life Changes After Weight Loss

Obesity increases a number of adverse health consequences including reduced health-related quality of life. But little is known about the relationship between weight loss and changes in quality of life.

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Obesity Week 2019


Second Annual Bloomberg American Health Summit To Take Place Nov. 12 and 13 in Baltimore

The second annual Bloomberg American Health Summit—taking place November 12 and 13, 2019, in Baltimore, Maryland—will bring together national leaders, policymakers, advocates, and innovators from across the country to share new knowledge and evid...

– Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Bloomberg American Health Initiative

Higher Education Events

Bloomberg American Health Summit Kicks Off Tuesday Nov. 12 in Baltimore

After years of progress, the average life expectancy in the U.S. has been on the decline for three consecutive years. The second annual Bloomberg American Health Summit—taking place November 12 and 13, 2019, in Baltimore, Maryland—will bring toge...

– Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Bloomberg American Health Summit





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