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May 25, 2016

Middle School Intervention Program Leads to Long-Term BMI Reduction for Obese Students

May 23, 2016 — A five-week obesity prevention program for seventh grade students in Southern California helped obese students lose weight over a long-term period. The average reduction in body mass index (BMI) ... read more

Dietary Experiments in Mice Point the Way to Early Detection of Cancer in Humans

May 23, 2016 — Colorectal cancer is the second most common cause of cancer-related deaths in the Western world, mainly because it is usually diagnosed too late. Finding ways to identify those people who are at ... read more

Scientists Create Computational Tool for Greater Understanding of Metabolic Network

May 20, 2016 — Researchers present the first genome-scale reconstruction of the C. elegans metabolic network and show that scientists can use mathematical simulation to convert bacterial diet into C. elegans ... read more

TXA Administered Intravenously, by Injection Reduces Blood Loss After Knee Replacement

May 19, 2016 — Administering tranexamic acid (TXA) both intravenously (IV) and injected at the surgical site (intra-articular administration, or IA) reduced blood loss by 37 percent, compared to IV alone, following ... read more

Hormone May Offer New Approach to Type 2 Diabetes

May 19, 2016 — Improvements in type 2 diabetes in patients who have had gastric bypass surgery has led researchers to uncover the role of a key hormone in the disease. Development of a drug that promotes the ... read more

Loss of Inflammatory Signaling Molecule Protects Mice Against Diet-Induced Obesity

May 19, 2016 — Mice lacking the proinflammatory signaling molecule TAK1 are protected from obesity and insulin resistance induced by a high fat diet, a new study has ... read more

Intake of Dietary Fat in Adolescence Associated With Breast Density

May 19, 2016 — Consuming high amounts of saturated fat or low amounts of mono- and polyunsaturated fats as an adolescent was associated with higher breast density in young adulthood, investigators have found. ... read more

Research Suggests New Contributor to Heart Disease

May 18, 2016 — Medical professionals have long known that the buildup of plaque in arteries can cause them to narrow and harden, potentially leading to a whole host of health problems -- including heart attack, ... read more

New Study Evaluates Nicotine's Relationship to Body Weight, Food Intake

May 18, 2016 — A carefully controlled series of studies demonstrates that the self-administration of nicotine by rats suppresses body weight gain independent of food ... read more

Digital Health Intervention Does Not Lower Heart Attack Risk

May 18, 2016 — Researchers examined whether a digital health intervention using email and text messages designed to change diet and physical activity would improve heart attack risk among a South Asian ... read more

May 17, 2016 — The transcription factor hepatocyte nuclear factor 4-alpha (HNF4-alpha) plays a key role in colon cancer and colitis. HNF4-alpha comes in two major isoforms, P1 and P2, but how these are distributed ... read more

May 17, 2016 — Some forensic anthropologists thought the skull condition called cribra orbitalia was a thing of the past -- but new research finds that it not only still exists, but is fairly common in both North ... read more

No Link Between Eating Dinner After 8pm, Obesity in Children

May 17, 2016 — Researchers have found no significant link between eating the evening meal after 8pm and excess weight in children, according to a new ... read more

Infants Whose Mothers Have Taken SSRI Antidepressants Are More Likely to Have Decreased Birth Weight, Gestational Length

May 17, 2016 — Prenatal exposure to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) has a significant association with lower birth weight and gestational length, research concludes. This was found to be in cases ... read more

Converting Cells to Burn Fat, Not Store It

May 16, 2016 — Researchers have uncovered a new molecular pathway for stimulating the body to burn fat -- a discovery that could help fight obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular ... read more

Obese or Anorexic Individuals React Differently to Taste, Study Says

May 16, 2016 — Women suffering from anorexia nervosa and those who are obese respond differently to taste, a finding that could lead to new treatments for the eating disorders, report ... read more

May 16, 2016 — Women who attended religious services more than once per week were more than 30 percent less likely to die during a 16-year-follow-up than women who never attended, according to a new study. Frequent ... read more

Regular Physical Activity Is 'Magic Bullet' for Pandemics of Obesity, Cardiovascular Disease

May 16, 2016 — The statistics on regular physical activity in the U.S. are bleak; only about 20 percent of Americans engage in recommended levels of regular physical activity and about 64 percent never do any ... read more

May 16, 2016 — A new study has identified food stuffs that can help prevent chronic inflammation that contributes to many leading causes of ... read more

Scientists Identify Potential Marker of EoE Disease Activity

May 16, 2016 — A potential marker of disease activity for a severe and often painful food allergic disease called eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) has been discovered by researchers, possibly sparing children with ... read more

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