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A Fat-Fighting Drug Discovery

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


Excess Costs for Obese Employees Vary Between Industries

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


Being raised by grandparents may increase risk for childhood obesity

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

Childhood Obesity


Proximity to Green Spaces Impacts Health

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


Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Encourages Millennials: Make Time for Healthful Eating, Regular Physical Activity

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®


Lower Survival in Patients with High BMI and HER2+ Metastatic Breast Cancer Treated with Pertuzumab and Trastuzumab

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


Long life, good health

The American Heart Association 2030 Impact Goals aim to help all people live healthier for more years of their life.

– UT Southwestern Medical Center

Circulation


Lower Stress, Stay Optimistic, and Avoid Heart Attacks

Mount Sinai Cardiologists Talk Prevention for American Heart Month

– Mount Sinai Health System

Jama Network Open


Announcements


Cedars-Sinai to Study How Fat May Promote Cancer Spread to Liver

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...

– Cedars-Sinai


New coalition to help hospitals nationwide become healthier in 2020

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


Miscellaneous


Growth Factor Receptor-bound Protein Plays Role in Muscle Cell Insulin Signaling

– American Physiological Society (APS)

American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism

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