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For Weight-Loss Surgery Patients Who Quit Smoking, Relapse is Common

Although 1 in 7 adults smoke cigarettes the year prior to undergoing weight-loss surgery, nearly all successfully quit at least a month before their operation. However, smoking prevalence steadily climbs to pre-surgery levels within seven years, acco...

– Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

Annals of Surgery; U01 DK066557, U01-DK66667, UL1-RR024996, U01-DK66568, M01RR-00037, U01-DK66471, U01-DK66526, U01-DK66585, UL1-RR024153, U01-DK66555

Embargo expired on 21-Feb-2020 at 15:00 ET

Coriell Researchers Identify SNP Associated with Obesity Risk

Obesity is among the most common complex diseases in the United States and has been a stubborn public health challenge for decades. Its causes are wide ranging, but genetic heritability is increasingly understood to be an influential factor in determ...

– Coriell Institute for Medical Research

Military Medicine

Bariatric surgery effective against early-onset obesity too

Surgical treatment of obesity is as effective for individuals who developed the disorder early, by the age of 20, as for those who have developed obesity later in life, a study from the University of Gothenburg shows.

– University of Gothenburg

Diabetes Care

People who eat a big breakfast may burn twice as many calories

Eating a big breakfast rather than a large dinner may prevent obesity and high blood sugar, according to new research published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

– Endocrine Society

Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism

Embargo expired on 19-Feb-2020 at 09:00 ET

World failing to provide children with a healthy life and a climate fit for their future: WHO-UNICEF-Lancet

As climate and commercial threats intensify, WHO-UNICEF-Lancet Commission presses for radical rethink on child health

– World Health Organization (WHO)

The Lancet

Embargo expired on 18-Feb-2020 at 18:30 ET

Study: Difference in Breast Milk Concentrations Impacts Growth Up to Age 5

In a new study, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine confirmed the findings of previous pilot studies that found an association between human milk concentrations and infant weight and body composition.

– University of California San Diego Health

The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

During National Nutrition Month®, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Encourages Healthful Eating at Work

CHICAGO – The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages everyone to eat healthfully at work.

– Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Skinny on Why Poor Sleep May Increase Heart Risk in Women

A new study suggests that for women, poor sleep could contribute to unhealthy food choices, increasing the risk of obesity and heart disease.

– Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Journal of the American Heart Association, Feb. 17, 2020

Embargo expired on 17-Feb-2020 at 05:00 ET

Researchers Challenge New Guidelines on Aspirin in Primary Prevention

New guidelines recommend aspirin use in primary prevention for people ages 40 to 70 years old who are at higher risk of a first cardiovascular event, but not for those over 70. Yet, people over 70 are at higher risks of cardiovascular events than tho...

– Florida Atlantic University

American Journal of Medicine

Comer Children’s and the Kovler Diabetes Center lead the way in monogenic diabetes care, research

Researchers at the University of Chicago Medicine are leading the charge to educate clinicians and families about monogenic diabetes, a rare and frequently misdiagnosed subset of the disease.

– University of Chicago Medical Center

Western diet rich in fat and sugar linked to skin inflammation

A Western diet containing both high fat and high sugar can induce observable skin inflammation, a study by UC Davis Health researchers has found.

– UC Davis Health

Journal of Investigative Dermatology; 1R01AR063091-01A1; U01-CA179582-03A1

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During National Nutrition Month®, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Encourages Healthful Eating at Work

– Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics





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