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Do obesity and smoking impact healing after wrist fracture surgery?

Both obesity and smoking can have negative effects on bone health. A recent study led by a team at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) examined whether they also impact healing in patients who have undergone surgery for fractures of the wris...

– Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Hand Surgery

New WHO-led study says majority of adolescents worldwide are not sufficiently physically active, putting their current and future health at risk

The first ever global trends for adolescent insufficient physical activity show that urgent action is needed to increase physical activity levels in girls and boys aged 11 to 17 years. The study, published in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health jour...

– World Health Organization (WHO)

The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health

Embargo expired on 21-Nov-2019 at 18:30 ET

Low-calorie Sweeteners Have Less Effect on Weight, Blood Sugar than Sugar Does

New research suggests that low-calorie sweeteners cause only modest changes in blood sugar, insulin levels, insulin sensitivity and weight gain, as compared to those induced by sugar. The study is published ahead of print in the American Journal of P...

– American Physiological Society (APS)

American Journal of Physiology—Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology

New study confirms American children and teens are consuming significantly less sugary drinks

According to a new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, published by Elsevier, the share of children and adolescents consuming sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) and the calories they consume from SSBs declined significantly between 20...

– Elsevier

American Journal of Preventive Medicine

Faith Community Events for Children: Good for the Soul but Lack Nutrition

Most faith-based and private schools and associated afterschool programs operate independently without dietary requirements. A pilot study is the first to examine foods served within faith community settings related to child health. Results showed th...

– Florida Atlantic University

Public Health Nursing

Many patients with anorexia nervosa get better, but complete recovery elusive to most

Three in four patients with anorexia nervosa -- including many with challenging illness -- make a partial recovery.

– University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)

International Journal of Eating Disorders

Eating and Tweeting: What Social Media Reveals about Neighborhood Attitudes on Food

Whether it be arguments about the merits of pumpkin spice or who makes the best chicken sandwich, food is an ever-popular subject on social media. Michigan Medicine researchers turned to Twitter to see what this online culinary discussion reveals abo...

– Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

American Medical Informatics Association

Probing the role of an inflammation resolution sensor in obesity and heart failure

After heart attack, ALX/FPR2 is activated by resolvin D1 in immune cells in the spleen and at the heart attack site. This speeds resolution of the heart injury. Research with mice that completely lack ALX/FPR2 reveals more about the pathways this res...

– University of Alabama at Birmingham

Molecular Metabolism; HL132989 ; HL144788; POST31000008

Robotic transplants safe for kidney disease patients with obesity

Researchers report that among patients with obesity, robotic kidney transplants produce survival outcomes comparable to those seen among nonobese patients. The study includes data collected over 10 years from more than 230 robotic-assisted kidney tra...

– University of Illinois at Chicago

American Journal of Transplantation


To Combat A Deadly Mental Health Illness, Researchers, Clinicians, and Thought Leaders from Around the Globe are Gathering in London

To Combat A Deadly Mental Health Illness, Researchers, Clinicians, and Thought Leaders from Around the Globe are Gathering in London at the Academy for Eating Disorders European Chapter conference with the Faculty of Eating Disorders of the Royal Col...

– Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)


Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Introduces New Book by World-Renowned Weight Management Expert

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has announced the publication of its new book, Six Factors to Fit: Weight Loss that Works for You!, which tailors weight loss plans to fit each person’s lifestyle, habits and mindset.

– Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics





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