While it’s known that weight “self-stigma” is associated with poor mental and physical health, little is known about how to help people combat it. Researchers show that people who received a new stigma-reduction intervention, along with standar...
– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology Embargo expired on 24-Jan-2020 at 08:30 ET
Teens with obesity and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have more “unhealthy” gut bacteria suggesting the microbiome may play a role in the disorder, according to new research published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinolo...
– Endocrine Society
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism Embargo expired on 23-Jan-2020 at 09:00 ET
A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis reveals how high-protein diets increase atherosclerosis, especially unstable plaque that increases the risk of a heart attack.
– Washington University in St. Louis
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine offers tips for Valentine’s Day to prevent snoring from being the third wheel in your relationship.
– American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM)
New research led by Queen’s University Belfast aims to better understand the link between diet and disease in India.
– Queen's University Belfast
Overweight and obese vitamin D-deficient children who took a relatively high dose of vitamin D every day for six months had lower blood pressure and improved insulin sensitivity than their peers who took a lower dose, according to the results of a ne...
– Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition; R01HL112985, UL1 TR001857, P30 AG024827; UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Research Advisory Committee; Nancy E. Taylor Foundation for Chronic Diseases...
Mice given a new drug targeting a key gene involved in lipid and glucose metabolism could tolerate a high-fat diet regimen (composed of 60% fat from lard) without developing significant liver damage, becoming obese, or disrupting their body’s gluco...
– Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
RO1 CA1923698 and R21 DE028670; Cell Death and Differentiation
As the countdown to a new school year begins, many parents will soon find themselves facing the often-arduous task of filling the school lunchbox which, despite the best of intentions, often ends up containing more junk food than nutrition.
– University of South Australia
A cell found in mice may be able to stop feeding in humans without subsequential nauseating effects as well as influence the long term intake of food.
– Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan
Cell Metabolism, January 16, 2020
Less physical activity for infants below one year of age may lead to more fat accumulation which in turn may predispose them to obesity later in life, suggests a study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
– Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Fewer physicians are pursuing careers in obstetrics, in part because of the intense, round-the-clock demands of the job and a high burnout rate. An unusually large number of practicing obstetricians are expected to retire within the next decade, whic...
– Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic Proceedings: Innovations, Quality & Outcomes
The Academy for Eating Disorders has published a new document for their Nine Truths program on weight and eating disorders.
– Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)
Nine Truths about Eating Disorders
Choosing nutritious foods and getting enough physical activity can make a significant difference in your health. For National Nutrition Month® 2020, in March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages people to make informed food choices and...
– Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
National Nutrition Month®
The work of scientists from the Nebraska Food for Health Center, the Nebraska Center for Prevention of Obesity Diseases and the Food Allergen Research and Resource Center, along with a behavioral economist who studies food choice decisions, will be h...
– University of Nebraska-Lincoln