Cancer-fighting compound fights obesity and diabetes: Eric Prossnitz, PhD, and his team reported that G-1, a cancer-fighting compound they discovered some years ago, reduces fat in obese mice. Although G-1 is currently in phase 1 clinical trials for ...
– University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center
Science Translational Medicine
Although obese employees incur higher direct and indirect costs, the extent of obesity-related costs tends to be lower in some industrial sectors — including healthcare, reports a study in the February Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medi...
– Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Grandparental child care is linked to nearly a 30% increase in childhood overweight and obesity risk, finds a new analysis from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.In a study, published online Jan. 22 in Childhood Obesity, research...
– Washington University in St. Louis
A University at Albany team worked with colleagues around the globe on two separate studies to determine the effects that greenery has on our health – finding that the greener our surroundings, the better.
– University at Albany, State University of New York
Environmental Pollution; Science of the Total Environment
Millennials are always on the move. They’re a generation in the midst of building their careers, starting families and trying to carve out time for fun with their friends. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages people to make informed fo...
– Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
National Nutrition Month®
An international team of researchers found that high BMI correlates to lower survival in patients with HER2+ metastatic breast cancer, even among patients showing initial positive response to new anti-HER2 agents pertuzumab and trastuzumab.
– Sbarro Health Research Organization (SHRO)
Journal of Cellular Physiology
The American Heart Association 2030 Impact Goals aim to help all people live healthier for more years of their life.
– UT Southwestern Medical Center
Mount Sinai Cardiologists Talk Prevention for American Heart Month
– Mount Sinai Health System
Jama Network Open
A diagnosis of pancreatic or colon cancer often sparks dread about the disease's likely next destination: the liver. That's because liver metastasis is a leading cause of death in these patients. A Cedars-Sinai scientific team has been awarded a $9.1...
There’s a movement underway that’s putting the healthy back into health care by ensuring hospitals provide patients with nutritious plant-based food options. In 2020, a new coalition will help hospitals not just in New York but nationwide provide...
– Monday Campaigns
– American Physiological Society (APS)
American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism