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May 31, 2016

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May 31, 2016

Vitamin Nicotinamide Riboside Protects Mice from Diabetes Complications

May 27, 2016 — A naturally occurring vitamin, nicotinamide riboside, can improve metabolic symptoms and prevent peripheral nerve damage in mouse models of diabetes, according to a new ... read more

Rates of Obesity, Diabetes Lower in Neighborhoods That Are More Walkable

May 24, 2016 — Urban neighborhoods in Ontario, Canada, that were characterized by more walkable design were associated with decreased prevalence of overweight and obesity and decreased incidence of diabetes between ... read more

May 24, 2016 — A first of its kind US trial shows diet changes helped those with a hard-to-treat gut disorder overcome symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome. The study measured the degree of relief from low FODMAP, ... read more

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

Low And High-Birthweight Babies Appear at Increased Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

May 23, 2016 — Babies born at both low and high birthweights appear to be at increased risk for cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes by the time they become adolescents, researchers ... read more

May 23, 2016 — Scientists have shown in a mouse model that the epigenetic* modification of the Igfbp2 gene observed in the young animal precedes a fatty liver in the adult animal. In addition, young animals with ... read more

Tweeting Your Weight Loss? Is There a Link Between Microblogging, Eating Disorders?

May 23, 2016 — In a new study, investigators have explored the relationship between social media, eating disorders, and compulsive ... 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

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

Early Introduction of Allergenic Foods Reduces Risk of Food Sensitization, Study Suggests

May 18, 2016 — Children who had a diet that included cow's milk products, egg and peanut before age one were less likely to develop sensitization to the corresponding foods, according to new research. Early ... 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 — Prenatal exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA), a common chemical used in plastic water bottles and canned food, is associated with measures of obesity in children at age 7, according to researchers. 94 ... 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

Dietary Intake Differs in Infants Who Follow Baby-Led Weaning

May 17, 2016 — Researchers have undertaken the first-ever study looking at what infants eat when they follow baby-led weaning and found that they have a lot of healthy eating habits, but also some less healthy ... 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

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

Healthy Eating Gets No Boost After Corner Store Interventions, Study Finds

May 16, 2016 — While many government, community and private interventions look at local corner and convenience stores as prime areas to stoke healthy eating, a new study found that even two years after such an ... 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 — A new study has identified food stuffs that can help prevent chronic inflammation that contributes to many leading causes of ... read more

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