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Medical News Today: Early-life asthma may contribute to childhood obesity
MNT A new study examines the link between early-life asthma and the risk of developing obesity in childhood. The research also investigates asthma medication. 3 days
Medical students' licensing exam barely covers items related to obesity, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL Obesity is one of the most significant threats to health in the U.S. and is responsible for the development of multiple serious medical problems... 3 days
Childhood asthma may increase obesity risk, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL Children with asthma may be more likely to become obese later in childhood or in adolescence, according to new research published online ahead of print in the American Thoracic Society's American Journal... 3 days
Lap band surgery benefits very obese adolescents
SCIENCE DAILY Lap band surgery has significant benefits for severely obese teenagers and, despite its controversial nature, should still be considered as a first option to manage obesity during adolescence, a new study has found. 4 days
Lap band surgery can be safe and effective option to manage obesity during adolescence
NEWS MEDICAL Lap band surgery has significant benefits for severely obese teenagers and, despite its controversial nature, should still be considered as... 4 days
Researchers find cancer-fighting drugs help morbidly obese mice lose weight
SCIENCE DAILY Scientific investigations sometimes result in serendipitous discoveries which shift the investigations from one focus to another. In the case of researchers recent research, studies addressing obesity's impact on... 5 days
First study to measure effectiveness of NFL PLAY 60 program shows positive results on youth fitness
SCIENCE DAILY The National Football League (NFL) Foundation has invested heavily in its NFL PLAY 60 initiative to... 5 days
Millions of people with metabolic syndrome may need more vitamin E
SCIENCE DAILY New research has shown that people with metabolic syndrome need significantly more vitamin E -- which could be a serious public health concern, in light of... 5 days
Study finds link between obesity-related disease and epigenetic modifications
NEWS MEDICAL Obesity has been linked to "letter" changes at many different sites in the genome, yet these differences do not fully explain the variation in people's body mass index (BMI) or why some... 5 days
Scientists discover drug that increases 'good' fat mass and function
SCIENCE DAILY An FDA-approved drug has been identified that can create the elusive and beneficial brown fat. Mice treated with the drug had more brown fat, faster metabolisms, and lower... 5 days
People with metabolic syndrome may need more vitamin E, new research shows
NEWS MEDICAL New research has shown that people with metabolic syndrome need significantly more vitamin E - which could be a serious public health concern, in... 6 days
Exercise ... It does a body good: 20 minutes can act as anti-inflammatory
SCIENCE DAILY It's well known that regular physical activity has health benefits, including weight control, strengthening the heart, bones and muscles and reducing the... 2 weeks
Mediplus develops new silicone pessaries that eliminate clinical risks associated with surgical mesh
NEWS MEDICAL Women who suffer from incontinence or pelvic organ prolapse from obesity, heavy lifting, smoking, chronic constipation or childbirth don’t always need surgery... 2 weeks
Obesity-Linked Diagnoses On The Rise Among Kids And Teens
NPR A new analysis of U.S. health insurance claims is worrisome, pediatricians say: More and more young people are being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and sleep apnea. 2 weeks
Chronic consumption of western diet leads to overeating and obesity, new research shows
NEWS MEDICAL More than two in three adults in the United States are considered overweight or obese, with substantial biomedical and clinical evidence suggesting... 2 weeks
How a Western diet leads to overeating and obesity
SCIENCE DAILY More than two in three adults in the United States are considered overweight or obese, with substantial biomedical and clinical evidence suggesting that chronic overconsumption of a 'western diet' --... 2 weeks
Study explains how western diet leads to overeating and obesity
SCIENCE DAILY More than two in three adults in the United States are considered overweight or obese, with substantial biomedical and clinical evidence suggesting that chronic overconsumption of a 'western... 2 weeks
[Editors' Choice] A weighty problem
Science Magazine Altered dopamine signaling in obesity might decrease physical activity without contributing to weight gain. 2 weeks
Engineered E. coli bacteria can help detect environmentally relevant concentrations of EDCs
NEWS MEDICAL Endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) have been implicated in the development of obesity, diabetes and cancer and are found in a wide array of products including pesticides, plastics and... 2 weeks
Using E. coli to detect hormone disruptors in the environment
SCIENCE DAILY Endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) have been implicated in the development of obesity, diabetes and cancer and are found in a wide array of products including pesticides, plastics and... 2 weeks
Using E. coli to detect hormone disruptors in the environment
PHYS.ORG Endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) have been implicated in the development of obesity, diabetes and cancer and are found in a wide array of products including pesticides, plastics and... 2 weeks
CSHL scientists create first model of genetically induced obesity in fruit flies
NEWS MEDICAL Why do people become obese? Poor dietary choices and overeating seem like clear causes, but what is at the root of these behaviors? Significantly... 2 weeks
Childhood obesity starts in the womb?
NEWS MEDICAL There is incontrovertible evidence that some harmful drugs and toxins can affect lifelong health. For example, if women take certain drugs in pregnancy, such as thalidomide, there are well documented effects on lifelong health. These have... 2 weeks
Antioxidant may prevent development of NAFLD in offspring of obese mothers
NEWS MEDICAL In new research published online in The FASEB Journal, scientists show that the antioxidant pyrroloquinoline quinone may prevent the development of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in... 2 weeks
Plus-sized fly: A model to understand the mechanisms underlying human obesity
SCIENCE DAILY A new fly model sheds light on how the brain acts to signal 'fullness' and the possibility of conferring resilience against the impact of high-fat diets. 2 weeks
Older adults with obesity less responsive to memory training than those with lower BMIs
SCIENCE DAILY In first study to compare results of cognitive training by BMI category, scientists found that memory training provided only one-third... 2 weeks
BMI status of older adults influences benefits accrued from memory training, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL In the first study to compare the results of cognitive training by body mass index (BMI) category, scientists from the Indiana University... 2 weeks
The strange double life of Dab2
SCIENCE DAILY A scientist discovered Dab2 more than 20 years ago and has been studying its relationship to cancer ever since. But now he's found that Dab2 has been living a secret life all along -- one that... 2 weeks
Blocking obesity with a protein-sugar combination
PHYS.ORG Researchers at the RIKEN-Max Planck Joint Research Center for Systems Chemical Biology in Japan have discovered an enzyme that can prevent obesity in mice. Published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, the study shows that the... 2 weeks
Epigenetic changes favor development of fatty liver in humans and mice
NEWS MEDICAL Mice with a strong tendency to obesity already exhibit epigenetic changes at six weeks of age, inducing the liver to amplify its production of the enzyme... 2 weeks
Epigenetic changes promote development of fatty liver in mouse and human
SCIENCE DAILY Mice with a strong tendency to obesity already exhibit epigenetic changes at six weeks of age, inducing the liver to amplify its production of the enzyme... 2 weeks
Gastric bypass helps severely obese teenagers maintain weight loss over long term
SCIENCE DAILY Surgery leads to significant weight loss and health benefits over 5-12 years, but may lead to more surgery and vitamin deficiency in some, new... 2 weeks
Studies reveal long-term effects of gastric bypass surgery in severely obese teenagers
NEWS MEDICAL Gastric bypass surgery helps severely obese teenagers lose weight and keep it off, according to the first long-term follow-up studies of teenagers who had... 2 weeks
[Metabolism] Breaking down hepatic lipid production
Science Magazine Lipid accumulation in the liver, a condition called hepatic steatosis, often develops in metabolic syndromes such as obesity. The de novo synthesis of lipids contributes to lipid accumulation – [Read More] 3 weeks
Why WAIT program offers new hope to obese patients with diabetes
NEWS MEDICAL Joslin Diabetes Center's intensive life-style intervention program for obese patients with diabetes continues to offer health benefits for participants five years after they begin the intervention,... 3 weeks
Overweight, obese children at increased risk of developing surgical site infectios, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL Overweight and obese children are at the highest risk for the most common complications from surgery, an infection at the site of... 3 weeks
Natural antioxidant can protect offspring of obese mice from NAFLD, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL A common antioxidant found in human breast milk and foods like kiwi fruit can protect against nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in the offspring of... 3 weeks
Common antioxidant may guard against liver disease
SCIENCE DAILY A common antioxidant found in human breast milk and foods like kiwi fruit can protect against nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in the offspring of obese mice. 3 weeks
Deeper than obesity: A majority of people is now overfat
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers put forth the notion of overfat, a condition of having sufficient excess body fat to impair health. After review of current data and scientific studies they argue... 3 weeks
Alcohol abuse linked to increased risk of heart conditions
NEWS MEDICAL Alcohol abuse increases the risk of atrial fibrillation, heart attack and congestive heart failure as much as other well-established risk factors such as high blood pressure, diabetes, smoking and obesity,... 3 weeks
Parental obesity linked to delays in child development
SCIENCE DAILY Children of obese parents may be at risk for developmental delays, according to a new study. Children of obese mothers were more likely to fail tests of fine motor skill. Children of... 3 weeks
Parental obesity may increase children's risk for developmental delays, NIH study suggests
NEWS MEDICAL Children of obese parents may be at risk for developmental delays, according to a study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health. 3 weeks
Physical inactivity in obese mice linked to dopamine signaling defects
NEWS MEDICAL Starting a regular program at the gym is a common New Year's resolution, but it's one that most people are unable to stick with for very long. 3 weeks
Inactivity in obese mice linked to a decreased motivation to move
SCIENCE DAILY Starting a regular program at the gym is a common New Year's resolution, but it's one that most people are unable to stick with for very... 3 weeks
Medical News Today: Could a narcolepsy drug help combat food addiction?
MNT Researchers found that a prescription drug used to treat narcolepsy reduced impulsivity in men, which is considered a driver of food addiction and obesity. 4 weeks
Could a narcolepsy drug help combat food addiction?
MNT Researchers found that a prescription drug used to treat narcolepsy reduced impulsivity in men, which is considered a driver of food addiction and obesity. 4 weeks
UC researchers uncover obesity-related protein's role in leukemia development
NEWS MEDICAL Cancer researchers at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine have found an obesity-associated protein's role in leukemia development and drug response which could lead to more effective therapies for... 1 month
Obesity-associated protein could be linked to leukemia development
SCIENCE DAILY Cancer researchers have found an obesity-associated protein’s role in leukemia development and drug response which could lead to more effective therapies for the illness. 1 month
Vitamin D Improves Gut Microbiota, Study Finds
SCI-NEWS.COM According to a study published in the journal Frontiers in Physiology, extra vitamin D can restore good bacteria in the gut, giving hope in the fight against risk factors for diabetes and heart disease.... 1 month
Medical News Today: Sleep disruption has genetic links with obesity, schizophrenia
MNT Genome analysis of over 112,500 participants in the UK Biobank links self-reported sleep disruption to obesity, restless legs syndrome, and schizophrenia. 1 month
Researchers still insisting that people in the U.S. will eat bugs for protein
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VisionCare receives FDA approval to begin clinical study of telescope implant in post-cataract patients
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