A new approach is needed to help reduce undernutrition and obesity at the same time, as the issues become increasingly connected due to rapid changes in countries’ food systems. This is especially important in low- and middle-income countries, acco...
– World Health Organization (WHO)
The Lancet Embargo expired on 15-Dec-2019 at 18:30 ET
Using a targeted gene epigenome editing approach in the developing mouse brain, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers reversed one gene mutation that leads to the genetic disorder WAGR syndrome, which causes intellectual disability and obesity in people...
– Johns Hopkins Medicine
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A team of researchers that includes a faculty member at the University of Georgia has now identified a specific circuit in the brain that alters food impulsivity, creating the possibility scientists can someday develop therapeutics to address overeat...
– University of Georgia
As thousands of Aussie kids start summer holidays this week, there’s no doubt parents will see an increase in kids’ screen time, snack time and general relaxation. After a busy school year, it’s well-deserved, but could this change in activity ...
– University of South Australia
BMC Public Health
With just a few simple ingredient swaps, making a healthful dessert is not a contradiction in terms.
– Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans
Sitting down to a holiday season meal with friends and family can be fun, but it can also be a recipe for disaster if it serves up political opinions, invasive questions and family gossip. This time of year can be stressful, and the recent impeachmen...
Mone Zaidi, MD, PhD, Director of the Mount Sinai Bone Program, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
– Mount Sinai Health System
– University of Alabama at Birmingham