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Posted 12/30/11

Policy-Related

  • Beyond Fast Food and Slow Motion: Weighty Contributors to the Obesity Epidemic. Click Here
  • Sugar-Sweetened Beverages in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Click Here
  • Sugar-Sweetened Beverages in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program---Reply. Click Here

Translational, Clinical, and Behavioral

  • Sucrose-sweetened beverages increase fat storage in the liver, muscle, and visceral fat depot: a 6-mo randomized intervention study Click Here
  • Examining the BMI-mortality relationship using fractional polynomials. Click Here
  • Does a higher income have positive health effects? Using the earned income tax credit to explore the income-health gradient. Click Here
  • The Fat Trap. Click Here
  • Treatment of Obesity by Endoscopic Gastric Intramural Injection of Botulinum Toxin A: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Click Here
  • Two Patterns of Adipokine and Other Biomarker Dynamics in a Long-Term Weight Loss Intervention. Click Here
  • Exploring the Factors Contributing to Sibling Correlations in BMI: A Study Using the Panel Study of Income Dynamics. Click Here
  • The good, bad, and ugly?: How blood nutrient concentrations may reflect cognitive performance. Click Here
  • Does Obesity Increase the Risk of Injury or Mortality in Motor Vehicle Crashes? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Click Here

Basic Science

  • Size at birth and adult fat mass in twin sheep are determined in early gestation. Click Here
  • C57BL/6JRj mice are protected against diet induced obesity (DIO). Click Here
  • Enriched Environment Moderates Obesity in Genetically Hyperphagic OLETF Rats in a Sex-dependent Manner. Click Here
  • Ameliorative Effect of Wortmannin and Rapamycin Treatment on Obesity Markers in High Fat Diet Feed Rats.. Click Here
  • "Is obesity linked to aging?" Adipose tissue and the role of telomeres. Click Here
  • The Fate of Fat. Click Here
  • Obesity and weight loss result in increased adipose tissue ABCG1 expression in db/db mice. Click Here
  • Skeletal effects of long-term caloric restriction in rhesus monkeys. Click Here
  • Consistency of genome-wide associations across major ancestral groups. Click Here
  • Genetic control of gene expression in whole blood and lymphoblastoid cell lines is largely independent. Click Here
  • UA researcher's fruit flies offer clues to human obesity Click Here
  • Obesity is associated with hypothalamic injury in rodents and humans. Click Here

General Science

  • Trials and Errors: Why Science Is Failing Us. Click Here
  • A Framework for Science Advice on Health: Principles and Guidelines. Click Here

Posted 12/23/11

Policy-Related

  • Sugar-sweetened beverage taxes raise demand for substitutes and could even raise caloric intake. Click Here
  • Invited Commentary: Why soft drink taxes will not work. Click Here
  • Patterns and trends of beverage consumption among children and adults in Great Britain, 1986-2009. Click Here
  • Using Stats to Scare Up Support. Click Here

Translational, Clinical, and Behavioral

  • Obesity Rate Falls for New York Schoolchildren. Click Here
  • Built environment, physical activity, and obesity: What have we learned from reviewing the literature? Click Here
  • Greater weight loss and hormonal changes after 6 months diet with carbohydrates eaten mostly at dinner. Click Here
  • Intergenerational change and familial aggregation of body mass index. Click Here
  • Exploring the Factors Contributing to Sibling Correlations in BMI: A Study Using the Panel Study of Income Dynamics. Click Here
  • Emerging Applications of Metabolomic and Genomic Profiling in Diabetic Clinical Medicine. Click Here
  • Lifecourse infectious origins of sexual inequalities in central adiposity. Click Here
  • Human metabolic profiles are stably controlled by genetic and environmental variation. Click Here
  • Genetic Predictors of Weight Loss and Weight Regain After Intensive Lifestyle Modification, Metformin Treatment, or Standard Care in the Diabetes Prevention Program. Click Here

Basic Science

  • Effects of the Consumption of Caffeinated and Decaffeinated Instant Coffee Beverages on Oxidative Stress Induced by Strenuous Exercise in Rats. Click Here
  • Effects of high-fructose corn syrup and sucrose on the pharmacokinetics of fructose and acute metabolic and hemodynamic responses in healthy subjects. Click Here
  • Gut Microbiota Modulate the Metabolism of Brown Adipose Tissue in Mice. Click Here

General Science

  • Detecting novel associations in large data sets. Click Here
  • Bornean orangutans on the brink of protein bankruptcy. Click Here

Posted 12/16/11

Policy-Related

  • Review: Current evidence suggests that calorie labeling does not have the intended effect of decreasing calorie purchasing or consumption. Click Here
  • Do Doctors Contribute to the Social Patterning of Disease? The Case of Race/Ethnic Disparities in Diabetes Mellitus. Click Here
  • Federal Trade Commission's authority to regulate marketing to children: deceptive vs. unfair rulemaking. Click Here
  • International Organization of Physical Therapy in Mental Health consensus on physical activity within multidisciplinary rehabilitation programmes for minimising cardio-metabolic risk in patients with schizophrenia. Click Here

Translational, Clinical, and Behavioral

  • Effect of one year of an intentional weight loss intervention on bone mineral density in type 2 diabetes: Results from the look AHEAD randomized trial. Click Here
  • The Kinetics of Integrilin Limited by Obesity: A multicenter randomized pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic clinical trial. Click Here
  • Discovering pathways of sarcopenia in older adults: a role for insulin resistanceon mitochondria dysfunction. Click Here
  • Acute and second-meal effects of almond form in impaired glucose tolerant adults: a randomized crossover trial. Click Here
  • The impact of meals on a probiotic during transit through a model of the human upper gastrointestinal tract. Click Here
  • Genetic variants in vitamin D metabolism-related genes and body mass index: analysis of genome-wide scan data of approximately 7000 Chinese women. Click Here
  • Recapitulation of the Association of the Val66Met Polymorphism of BDNF Gene With BMI in Koreans. Click Here
  • Long-Term Effects of Changes in Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Body Mass Index on All-Cause and Cardiovascular Disease Mortality in Men. Click Here
  • Shared norms and their explanation for the social clustering of obesity. Click Here
  • Minute a day 'keeps diabetes away'. Click Here

Basic Science

  • Relationship between the activity of mitochondrial respiratory chain complexes and feed efficiency in fat-tailed Ghezel lambs. Click Here
  • Diet-Induced Obesity Dramatically Reduces the Efficacy of a 2009 Pandemic H1N1 Vaccine in a Mouse Model. Click Here
  • Development of a nongenetic mouse model of type 2 diabetes. Click Here
  • Gut Microbiota Is a Key Modulator of Insulin Resistance in TLR 2 Knockout Mice. Click Here
  • Walnut oil increases cholesterol efflux through inhibition of stearoyl CoA desaturase 1 in THP-1 macrophage-derived foam cells. Click Here
  • Relative Contributions of Afferent Vagal Fibers to Resistance to Diet-Induced Obesity. Click Here
  • Transplanted hypothalamic neurons restore leptin signaling and ameliorate obesity in db/db mice. Click Here
  • Rats' bad rap: Study shows them nice, not naughty. Click Here

General Science

  • Ineffective group dynamics play a role in poor research reporting. Click Here
  • Improving validation practices in "omics" research. Click Here
  • Addressing Scientific Fraud. Click Here
  • A method for estimating normative distributions for study-specific populations of clinical trials. Click Here
  • What if there were rules for science journalism? Click Here

Posted 12/9/11

Policy-Related

  • Funding Source and Research Report Quality in Nutrition Practice-Related Research. Click Here
  • Impulsivity in the supermarket. Responses to calorie taxes and subsidies in healthy weight undergraduates. Click Here
  • Fat in Japan? You're breaking the law. Click Here

Translational, Clinical, and Behavioral

  • Obesity Less Of A Stigma For Black Women Than White. Click Here
  • Two-year sustained weight loss and metabolic benefits with controlled-release phentermine/topiramate in obese and overweight adults (SEQUEL): a randomized, placebo-controlled, phase 3 extension study. Click Here
  • Watching food-related television increases caloric intake in restrained eaters. Click Here
  • Increase in the prevalence of the MTHFR 677 TT polymorphism in women born since 1959: potential implications for folate requirements. Click Here
  • The influence of caffeine on energy content of sugar-sweetened beverages: 'the caffeine-calorie effect'. Click Here
  • Gut Microbiota of Healthy and Malnourished Children in Bangladesh. Click Here
  • Obesity and Diabetes: Research Points to a Better Path. Click Here

Basic Science

  • Teensy 'Hairs' on Brain Cells Linked to Obesity. Click Here
  • Cilia Linked to Obesity. Click Here
  • Children inherit obesity from overweight fathers. Click Here
  • Altruism vs. chocolate chip cookies. Click Here
  • Genetics of Fat Storage in Flies and Worms: What Went Wrong? Click Here
  • The type 2 diabetes-associated variant in TCF7L2 is associated with latent autoimmune diabetes in adult Europeans and the gene effect is modified by obesity: a meta-analysis and an individual study. Click Here
  • Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor, Food Intake Regulation, and Obesity. Click Here
  • Greater Impact of Melanocortin-4 Receptor Deficiency on Rates of Growth and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus During Childhood Compared With Adulthood in Pima Indians. Click Here
  • Dopamingergic enhancement of local food-seeking is under global homeostatic control. Click Here
  • Innate Immunity, insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes. Click Here
  • In Vivo Adipogenesis in Rats Measured by Cell Kinetics in Adipocytes and Plastic-Adherent Stroma-Vascular Cells in Response to High-Fat Diet and Thiazolidinedione. Click Here
  • Association of genetic variation in FTO with risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes with data from 96,551 East and South Asians. Click Here
  • A novel anti-inflammatory role for spleen-derived interleukin-10 in obesity-induced hypothalamic inflammation. Click Here

General Science

Posted 12/2/11

Policy-Related

  • Global food demand and the sustainable intensification of agriculture. Click Here
  • State Intervention in Life-Threatening Childhood Obesity. Click Here
  • Medicare and Medicaid will now cover Intensive Behavioral Therapy for Weight Loss Click Here

Translational, Clinical, and Behavioral

  • The role of a pre-load beverage on gastric volume and food intake: comparison between non-caloric carbonated and non-carbonated beverage Click Here
  • Is socioeconomic status of the rearing environment causally related to obesity in the offspring? Click Here
  • Individual differences in apparent energy digestibility are larger than generally recognized Click Here
  • Secular Declines in the Association Between Obesity and Mortality in the United States. Click Here
  • "Programmed To Be Fat?" will air January 12th on CBC's The Nature of Things at 8:00 p.m. Click Here
  • Vicarious Goal Fulfillment: When the Mere Presence of a Healthy Option Leads to an Ironically Indulgent Decision. Click Here
  • Birth weight, postnatal weight gain, and adult body composition in five low and middle income countries. Click Here
  • Associations among Organochlorine Pesticides, Methanobacteriales, and Obesity in Korean Women. Click Here
  • Contribution of Obesity to International Differences in Life Expectancy. Click Here
  • The Association Between Social Factors and Physical Activity Among Low-Income Adults Living in Public Housing. Click Here
  • How Much of Racial/Ethnic Disparities in ...Weight Status Can Be Explained by Nutrition- and Health-Related Psychosocial Factors and Socioeconomic Status...? Click Here
  • Is There a Reversal in the Effect of Obesity on Mortality in Old Age? Click Here
  • High-fat diet induces emergence of brown-like adipocytes in white adipose tissue of spontaneously hypertensive rats. Click Here
  • Racial/ethnic and sex differences in the ability of metabolic syndrome criteria to predict elevations in fasting insulin levels in adolescents. Click Here
  • Bandwagon Forward - Comment on "Safety of Laparoscopic vs Open Bariatric Surgery" Click Here

Basic Science

  • Philosophy and Energetics. Click Here
  • Intergenerational Transmission of Obesity and Diabetes Click Here
  • Calorie restriction reduces psychological stress reactivity and its association with brain volume and microstructure in aged rhesus monkeys. Click Here
  • Learning through the taste system. Click Here
  • Genetic dissection of melanocortin-3 receptor function suggests roles for central and peripheral receptors in energy homeostasis. Click Here
  • Obesity and energy balance: is the tail wagging the dog? Click Here
  • Diabetes Incidence and Long-Term Exposure to Air Pollution. Click Here
  • Aging is associated with hypoxia and oxidative stress in adipose tissue: implications for adipose function. Click Here

General Science

  • Trouble Replicating Medical Claims in Journals. Click Here
  • Validity and power of missing data imputation for extreme sampling and terminal measures designs in mediation analysis. Click Here

 Posted 11/25/11

Policy-Related

  • Taxing Sugar-Sweetened Beverage and Subsidizing Milk...when averaging the effects of the price interventions - a decrease in calorie intake and higher overweight and obesity rates. Click Here
  • Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Taxes in Brazil. Click Here

Translational, Clinical, and Behavioral

  • Randomized Controlled Trial of Chewing Gum for Weight Loss. Click Here
  • Attitudes and Beliefs Associated with Leisure-Time Physical Activity among African American Adults. Click Here
  • Adiposity rather than BMI determines metabolic risk. Click Here
  • Spices and energy balance. Click Here
  • Comparative effectiveness of weight-loss interventions in clinical practice. Click Here
  • A two-year randomized trial of obesity treatment in primary care practice. Click Here
  • Weight loss and African-American women: a systematic review of the behavioural weight loss intervention literature. Click Here
  • Is social clustering of obesity due to social contagion or genetic transmission? Click Here
  • Eating Frequency Is Higher in Weight Loss Maintainers and Normal-Weight Individuals than in Overweight Individuals Click Here
  • Eating Behavior and Obesity in Canada: Evidence From Panel Data Click Here
  • Obesity and injury in Australia: a review of the literature Click Here
  • Childhood obesity and risk of the adult metabolic syndrome: a systematic review Click Here

Basic Science

  • Circadian intervention of obesity development via resting-stage feeding manipulation or oxytocin treatment. Click Here
  • A framework for identification of infections that contribute to human obesity. Click Here
  • Baseline Sympathetic Nervous System Activity Predicts Dietary Weight Loss in Obese Metabolic Syndrome Subjects. Click Here
  • HTR1B, ADIPOR1, PPARGC1A, and CYP19A1 and Obesity in a Cohort of Caucasians and African Americans: An Evaluation of Gene-Environment Interactions and Candidate Genes Click Here
  • Metabolic adaptation to a high-fat diet is associated with a change in the gut microbiota Click Here
  • The association of maternal and fetal glucose homeostasis with fetal adiposity and birthweight Click Here
  • Higher reported saturated fat and refined sugar intake is associated with reduced hippocampal-dependent memory and sensitivity to interoceptive signals. Click Here
  • Protein deprivation attenuates Hsp expression in fat tissue. Click Here
  • Effect of dietary conjugated linoleic acid on marbling and intramuscular adipocytes in pork. Click Here
  • Construction of regulatory networks using expression time-series data of a genotyped population. Click Here
  • Possible Mechanisms of Local Tissue Renin-Angiotensin System Activation in the Cardiorenal Metabolic Syndrome and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Click Here
  • The effect of resveratrol on lifespan depends on both gender and dietary nutrient composition in Drosophila melanogaster. Click Here
  • New Genes that Extend C. elegans' Lifespan in Response to Reproductive Signals. Click Here

 Posted 11/18/11

Policy-Related

  • The public health impacts of a fat tax. Click Here
  • Good For You, Good For the Planet? Click Here
  • Banning All Sugar-Sweetened Beverages in Middle Schools: Reduction of In-School Access and Purchasing but Not Overall Consumption. Click Here

Translational, Clinical, and Behavioral

  • Is Socioeconomic Status of the Rearing Environment Causally Related to Obesity in the Offspring? Click Here
  • Cardiovascular biomarkers often have less promising results in the evidence derived from randomised controlled trials than from observational studies. Click Here
  • Beverage vs. Solid Fruits and Vegetables: Effects on Energy Intake and Body Weight. Click Here
  • Childhood adiposity, adult adiposity, and cardiovascular risk factors. Click Here
  • Psychological Responses to Genetic Testing for Weight Gain: A Vignette Study. Click Here
  • Physical Activity Attenuates the Influence of FTO Variants on Obesity Risk: A Meta-Analysis of 218,166 Adults and 19,268 Children. Click Here
  • Drug Offers Hope in Obesity Fight. Click Here

Basic Science

  • Set points, settling points and some alternative models: theoretical options to understand how genes and environments combine to regulate body adiposity. Click Here
  • Genes linked to energy metabolism and immunoregulatory mechanisms are associated with subcutaneous adipose tissue distribution in HIV-infected men.. Click Here
  • Involvement of tissue bacteria in the onset of diabetes in humans: evidence for a concept. Click Here
  • Gastrointestinal hormones: Uroguanylin---a new gut-derived weapon against obesity? Click Here
  • Increasing Genetic Variance of Body Mass Index during the Swedish Obesity Epidemic. Click Here
  • The effect of resveratrol on lifespan depends on both gender and dietary nutrient composition in Drosophila melanogaster. Click Here
  • Transgenerational epigenetic inheritance of longevity in Caenorhabditis elegans. Click Here
  • Low Intelligence Causes Obesity? What research shows. Click Here
  • How Worms Avoid Food Poisoning. Click Here

 Posted 11/11/11

  • FDA Looking Again at Qnexa for Weight Loss. Click Here
  • Effects of Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment for Weight Loss in Family Members.doi:10.1016/j.jada.2011.08.001 Click Here
  • Opiates, overeating and obesity: a psychogenetic analysis. doi:10.1038/ijo.2010.276 Click Here
  • The Impact of Weight Stigma on Caloric Consumption.doi:10.1038/oby.2011.204 Click Here
  • Drug Offers Hope in Obesity Fight - Treatment Targeting Fat Cells Caused Significant Weight Loss in Monkeys; Human Trials to Begin Soon. Click Here
  • UAB Studying Effectiveness of New Weight-Loss Drug. Click Here
  • Do Interactions Between Gut Ecology and Environmental Chemicals Contribute to Obesity and Diabetes? doi.org/10.1289/ehp.1104204 Click Here
  • Is Funding Source Related to Study Reporting Quality in Obesity or Nutrition Randomized Control Trials (RCTs) in Top Tier Medical Journals?. doi:IJO.2011.207 Click Here
  • Controlled-Release Phentermine/Topiramate in Severely Obese Adults: A Randomized Controlled Trial (EQUIP). doi: 10.1038/oby.2011.330 Click Here
  • Comparison of range of commercial or primary care led weight reduction programmes with minimal intervention control for weight loss in obesity: Lighten Up randomised controlled trial. doi: 10.1136/bmj.d6500 Click Here
  • UC Davis study shows that fast-food dining is most popular for those with middle incomes, rather than those with lowest incomes. Click Here
  • Ethics and prevention of overweight and obesity: an inventory. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-789X.2011.00880.x Click Here
  • Genetic polymorphisms in carnitine palmitoyltransferase 1A gene are associated with variation in body composition and fasting lipid traits in Yup'ik Eskimos. doi: 10.1194/jlr.P018952 Click Here
  • Energetics and the evolution of human brain size.doi:10.1038/nature10629 Click Here
  • On the Futility of Screening for Genes That Make You Fat. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001114 Click Here
  • Associations of Obesity Genes with Obesity-related Outcomes in Multiethnic Children. doi:10.1016/j.arcmed.2011.07.003 Click Here
  • Association between olfactory receptor genes, eating behavior traits and adiposity: Results from the Quebec Family Study.doi:10.1016/j.physbeh.2011.10.015 Click Here
  • Why do anti-inflammatory therapies fail to improve insulin sensitivity? doi:10.1038/aps.2011.131 Click Here
  • MicroRNA Modulation in Obesity and Periodontitis. doi: 10.1177/0022034511425045 Click Here

Posted 11/4/11

  • Controlled-Release Phentermine/Topiramate in Severely Obese Adults: A Randomized Controlled Trial (EQUIP). Click Here
  • A restaurant menu-labeling regulation increased parents' nutrition information awareness but did not decrease calories purchased for either children or parents. Click Here
  • Newborns' life expectancy cut by obesity. Click Here
  • "Food addiction" may not be "addiction" to food at all; it may be a response to uncertainty within environments of food abundance - Special Issue on Food Addiction. Click Here
  • Genetic polymorphisms in carnitine palmitoyltransferase 1A gene are associated with variation in body composition and fasting lipid traits in Yup'ik Eskimos. Click Here
  • Salivary PYY: A Putative Bypass to Satiety. Click Here
  • Addicted to Exercise. Click Here
  • Life-threatening childhood obesity and legal intervention- three complimentary articles. Click Here
  • Calorie Restriction-like Effects of 30 Days of Resveratrol Supplementation on Energy Metabolism and Metabolic Profile in Obese Humans. Click Here
  • Would-Be Fat-Fighter Hoodia Leads to Nothing but Side Effects. Click Here
  • Obesity Linked to Poor Outcomes With Fresh but Not Frozen Embryos in In Vitro Fertilization. Click Here
  • Obesity is associated with impaired immune response to influenza vaccination in humans. Click Here
  • BMI and the metabolic rates of brain and body. Click Here
  • Long-Term Persistence of Hormonal Adaptations to Weight Loss. Click Here
  • Obesity and energy balance: is the tail wagging the dog? Click Here
  • Clearing Tissues of Senescent Cells Found to Delay Onset of Age-Related Disorders. Click Here
  • The metabolic footprint of aging in mice. Click Here
  • Adenovirus-36 Seropositivity Enhances Effects of Nutritional Intervention on Obesity, Bright Liver, and Insulin Resistance. Click Here
  • Unwinding the Molecular Basis of Interval and Circadian Timing. Click Here
  • Body Fat and Racial Genetic Admixture Are Associated With Aerobic Fitness Levels in a Multiethnic Pediatric Population. Click Here
  • Associations of Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D and Components of the Metabolic Syndrome in Obese Adolescent Females. Click Here

Posted 10/28/11

  • The Effects of Dominance on Leadership and Energetic Gain: A Dynamic Game between Pairs of Social Foragers. Click Here
  • Psychological Responses to Genetic Testing for Weight Gain: A Vignette Study. Click Here
  • Genetic Defect in Phospholipase C?1 Protects Mice From Obesity by Regulating Thermogenesis and Adipogenesis. Click Here
  • Genetic Predisposition for Type 2 Diabetes, but not for Overweight/Obesity, Is Associated with a Restricted Adipogenesis. Click Here
  • Neighborhoods, Obesity, and Diabetes - A Randomized Social Experiment. Click Here
  • Obesity: To be obese---does it matter if you are metabolically healthy? Click Here
  • Dietary restriction of mice on a high-fat diet induces substrate efficiency and improves metabolic health. Click Here
  • Arsenic in Indian Water Tables Can Cause Diabetes, Other Illnesses. Click Here
  • Pollution Time Bomb. Click Here
  • Northwestern professors hatch potential cure to peanut allergy over beers. Click Here
  • Hidden Administration of Drugs. Click Here
  • Social isolation in adolescence alters behaviors in the forced swim and sucrose preference tests in female but not in male rats. Click Here

Posted 10/21/11


  • Intense Obesity Interventions Don't Increase Attrition. Click Here
  • Five myths about healthy eating. Click Here
  • The search for compounds that stimulate thermogenesis for obesity management. Click Here
  • Factors predicting individual variability in diet-induced weight loss in mice. Click Here
  • Low Protein diets may lead to overeating, a randomized controlled trial. Click Here
  • Mechanisms Involved in Placebo and Nocebo Responses and Implications for Drug Trials. Click Here
  • Common cellular and molecular mechanisms in obesity and drug addiction. Click Here
  • Impact of the genome on the epigenome is manifested in DNA methylation patterns in monozygotic and dizygotic twins. Click Here
  • Neighborhood fast food restaurants and fast food consumption: A national study. Click Here
  • Implicit food associations as obstacles to healthy nutrition: the need for further research. Click Here
  • Obesity and Cannabis Use: Results From 2 Representative National Surveys. Click Here
  • Common Genetic Variants and Central Adiposity Among Asian-Indians. Click Here
  • Systems Genetics of Susceptibility to Obesity-Induced Diabetes in Mice. Click Here
  • Endocrine disrupting chemicals and the developmental programming of adipogenesis and obesity. Click Here

Posted 10/14/11

  • Leanness of Lou/C rats does not require higher thermogenic capacity of brown adipose tissue. Click Here
  • Determinants of Physiologic (18)F-FDG Uptake in Brown Adipose Tissue in Sequential PET/CT Examinations. Click Here
  • Orexin Is Required for Brown Adipose Tissue Development, Differentiation, and Function Click Here
  • Differential effects of cold exposure on gene expression profiles in white versus brown adipose tissue. Click Here
  • Economic instruments for Obesity Prevention: Results of a Scoping Review and Modified Delphi Survey. Click Here
  • Sugar-sweetened beverages and health: where does the evidence stand? Editorial Click Here
  • Ablation of the transcriptional regulator Id1 enhances energy expenditure, increases insulin sensitivity, and protects against age and diet induced insulin resistance, and hepatosteatosis. Click Here
  • Circadian desychrony and metabolic dysfunction; did light pollution make us fat? Click Here
  • Body mass index and mortality rate among Hispanic adults: a pooled analysis of multiple epidemiological data sets. Click Here
  • Distinct Hypothalamic Neurons Mediate Estrogenic Effects on Energy Homeostasis and Reproduction Click Here
  • Restriction of Advanced Glycation End Products Improves Insulin Resistance in Human Type 2 Diabetes: Potential role of AGER1 and SIRT1 Click Here
  • Let them eat marshmallows! Infamous 'marshmallow' test revisited Click Here
  • Early Hypothalamic FTO Overexpression in Response to Maternal Obesity - Potential Contribution to Postweaning Hyperphagia Click Here
  • Obesity Risk Gene TMEM18 Encodes a Sequence-Specific DNA-Binding Protein Click Here
  • Two New Reasons to Worry about Air Pollution: Obesity and Diabetes Click Here
  • Little evidence is available to support or refute the routine use of preoperative weight reduction in bariatric surgery: a systematic review. Click Here
  • Effectiveness of primary care-relevant treatments for obesity in adults: a systematic evidence review for the U.S. Preventive services task force. Click Here
  • Patient safety incidents associated with obesity: a review of reports to the National Patient Safety Agency and recommendations for hospital practice. Click Here
  • Reprogramming within hours following nuclear transfer into mouse but not human zygotes. Click Here
  • Brevity may be the way forward for abstracts Click Here

Posted 10/07/11

  • Orexin Is Required for Brown Adipose Tissue Development, Differentiation, and Function. Click Here
  • Evidence that 'food addiction' is a valid phenotype of obesity. Click Here
  • The Effects of Food Stamps on Obesity.Click Here
  • The Guts of Dietary Habits Click Here
  • Linking Long-Term Dietary Patterns with Gut Microbial Enterotypes. Click Here
  • Does More Money Make You Fat? The Effects of Quasi-Experimental Income Transfers on Adolescent and Young Adult Obesity Click Here
  • A systematic review and meta-analysis of the effect of aerobic vs. resistance exercise training on visceral fat Click Here
  • TED Talk: Ben Goldacre: Battling bad science Click Here
  • A dynamical model for describing behavioural interventions for weight loss and body composition change Click Here
  • Fat discrimination: A phenotype with potential implications for studying fat intake behaviors and obesity Click Here
  • Mass Transfer and Nutrient Absorption in a Simulated Model of Small Intestine Click Here
  • The three things I learned at the Purdue Conference for Pre-Tenure Women: on being a radical scholar Click Here
  • TEDMED 2011 Conference Announces Headline Speakers: Nobel Laureate Dr. Peter Agre, Cancer Care Advocate Lance Armstrong, U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin Click Here

Posted 9/30/11

  • Food addiction not helpful: The hedonic component - implicit wanting - is important. Click Here
  • Measuring weight outcomes for obesity intervention strategies: The case of a sugar-sweetened beverage tax. Click Here
  • The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Soda, and USDA Policy. Click Here
  • A study recently published in the journal Arthritis and Rheumatism suggests that exercise alone, without weight loss, can ease the symptoms and formation of osteoarthritis in lab mice. Click Here
  • Fasted Zebrafish Mimic Genetic and Physiological Responses in Mammals: A Model for Obesity and Diabetes? Click Here
  • The combination of phentermine and topiramate is an effective adjunct to diet and lifestyle modification for weight loss and measures of comorbidity in overweight or obese adults with additional metabolic risk factors. Click Here
  • Reexamining the Declining Effect of Age on Mortality Differentials Associated With Excess Body Mass: Evidence of Cohort Distortions in the United States. Click Here
  • Contribution of Obesity to International Differences in Life Expectancy. Click Here
  • Dairy Foods in a Moderate Energy Restricted Diet Do Not Enhance Central Fat, Weight, and Intra-Abdominal Adipose Tissue Losses nor Reduce Adipocyte Size or Inflammatory Markers in Overweight and Obese Adults: A Controlled Feeding Study. Click Here
  • Free will and the obesity epidemic. Click Here
  • Human adenovirus-36 and childhood obesity. Click Here
  • Absence of effects of Sir2 overexpression on lifespan in C. elegans and Drosophila. Click Here
  • Discriminating between energetic content and dietary composition as an explanation for dietary restriction effects. Click Here
  • J.P.A. Ioannidis, "Fund people not projects," Nature, 477:529-31, 2011. Click Here
  • Meeting Announcement: Medicine and Surgery in Optimising the Care of Obese Patients. 5-6 December 2011. Munich, Germany. Click Here
  • Prescribing & Medicines: Drugs indicated for the treatment of obesity. Click Here

Posted 9/23/11

  • Obesity and non-fatal motor vehicle crash injuries: sex difference effects. Click Here
  • Does an intervention that improves infant sleep also improve overweight at age 6? Follow-up of a randomised trial. Click Here
  • A Review of Evidence for the Claim that Children are Sleeping Less than in the Past. Click Here
  • ASA24 is a freely available Web-based tool that enables automated self-administered 24-hour recalls. Click Here
  • Longevity genes challenged. Click Here
  • The long summer: Pre-wintering temperatures affect metabolic expenditure and winter survival in a solitary bee. Click Here
  • ATTITUDES AND BELIEFS ASSOCIATED WITH LEISURE-TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AMONG AFRICAN AMERICAN ADULTS. Click Here
  • Implications of nonshivering thermogenesis for energy balance regulation in humans. Click Here
  • A Meta-analysis of Interventions That Target Children's Screen Time for Reduction. Click Here
  • A general model for ontogenetic growth under food restriction. Click Here
  • Is Older Colder or Colder Older? The Association of Age With Body Temperature in 18,630 Individuals. Click Here
  • Influence of simplified nutrition labeling and taxation on laboratory energy intake in adults. Click Here
  • Caffeinated drinks may help prevent skin cancer by inhibiting a DNA repair pathway, thus killing potentially precancerous cells. Click Here
  • Public availability of published research data in high-impact journals. Click Here
  • IOM Meeting Announcement: Alliances for Obesity Prevention: Finding Common Ground. Click Here
  • Cleveland Clinic Obesity Summit. Click Here
  • Funding Opportunity: NIH Director's Transformative Research Awards (R01). Click Here

Posted 9/16/11

  • Any claim coming from an observational study is most likely to be wrong. Click Here
  • Quality of reviews on sugar-sweetened beverages and health outcomes: a systematic review. Click Here
  • Meta-analysis of studies of a specific delivery mode for a modified-carbohydrate diet. Click Here
  • Obesity in rural youth: looking beyond nutrition and physical activity. Click Here
  • The Obesity Epidemic: What Caused It? How Can We Stop It? Click Here
  • Thermal Stress & Health. Click Here
  • ADDICTED TO COOL: HOW AIR CONDITIONING MAKES US FAT. Click Here
  • Is Corporate Research Better? Click Here
  • Reliability of 'new drug target' claims called into question. Click Here
  • Francis Galton and regression to the mean. Click Here
  • Researchers failing to make raw data public. Click Here
  • Law enforcement restraint and BMI. Click Here
  • The Long Life of Birds: The Rat-Pigeon Comparison Revisited. Click Here
  • General and Abdominal Obesity and Risk of Death among Black Women. Click Here
  • Obesity and Health System Reform: Private vs. Public Responsibility. Click Here
  • Combating Obesity through the Built Environment: Is There a Clear Path to Success? Click Here
  • Mate-feeding has evolved as a compensatory energetic strategy that affects breeding success in birds. Click Here
  • Why does starvation make bones fat? Click Here
  • Primary care referral to a commercial provider for weight loss treatment versus standard care: a randomised controlled trial. Click Here
  • Physiological and behavioral responses to intermittent starvation in C57BL/6J mice. Click Here
  • Phentermine therapy for obesity does not elevate blood pressure. Click Here
  • Meeting Announcement: Insecurity & Obesity. Click Here
  • CME conference: Frontiers in Diabetes Research Brain Regulation of Energy and Glucose Homeostasis. Click Here
  • Meeting Announcement: 12th Symposium of the International Diabetes Epidemiology Group. Click Here
  • Faculty positions in the Center for Alaska Native Health Research University of Alaska Fairbanks. Click Here
  • Walmart's Fresh Food Makeover Click Here
  • Nestle, Glaxo Lobby UN Over Biggest 'Epidemic' Battle Since AIDS. Click Here

Posted 9/9/11

  • Cold mice might be skewing weight-loss drug studies. Click Here
  • Location of Food Stores Near Schools Does Not Predict the Weight Status of Maine High School Students. Click Here
  • Does the Sale of Sweetened Beverages at School Affect Children's Weight? Click Here
  • Ethics and prevention of overweight and obesity: an inventory. Click Here
  • Optical image analysis of fat cells for indocyanine green mediated near-infrared laser treatment. Click Here
  • Obesity and Influenza. Click Here
  • Obesity and coronary risk in patients treated with second-generation antipsychotics. Click Here
  • Enrolling People With Prediabetes Ages 60-64 In A Proven Weight Loss Program Could Save Medicare $7 Billion Or More. Click Here
  • Metabolic syndrome: links to social stress and socioeconomic status. Click Here
  • Mirror extreme BMI phenotypes associated with gene dosage at the chromosome 16p11.2 locus. Click Here
  • Is there a path for approval of an antiobesity drug: what did the Sibutramine Cardiovascular Outcomes Trial find? Click Here
  • Obesity and Cannabis Use: Results From 2 Representative National Surveys. Click Here
  • Playtime Prevents Obesity by Brain-Mediated Fat Browning. Click Here
  • General and Abdominal Obesity and Risk of Death among Black Women. Click Here
  • The Responsibility of Epidemiologists To Be Skeptical Of Findings And Engaged With The Public. Click Here
  • Why Science is broken (and how to fix it). Click Here
  • Sigma Xi: Ethics & Integrity in Conducting and Reporting Research. Click Here
  • Meeting Announcement: CHEMICALS, OBESITY AND DIABETES: How Science Leads Us to Action. Click Here
  • Meeting Announcement: Sustainable Approaches in Food and Nutrition to Combat Disparities in Childhood Obesity, Chronic Diseases and Food Insecurity. Click Here
  • American Heart Association Grants Program. Click Here

Posted 9/2/11

  • Association of allelic variation in genes mediating aspects of energy homeostasis with weight gain during administration of antipsychotic drugs (CATIE study). Click Here
  • Could maternal perinatal atypical antipsychotic treatments program later metabolic diseases in the offspring? Click Here
  • All PUFAs Are Not Created Equal: Absence of CHD Benefit Specific to Linoleic Acid in Randomized Controlled Trials and Prospective Observational Cohorts. Click Here
  • Body Adiposity Index, Body Mass Index, and Body Fat in White and Black Adults. Click Here
  • Body Mass Index in Young Adulthood and Premature Death: Analyses of the US National Health Interview Survey Linked Mortality Files. Click Here
  • Deficiency of MGAT2 increases energy expenditure without high-fat feeding and protects genetically obese mice from excessive weight gain. Click Here
  • Zebrafish obesogenic test: a tool for screening molecules that target adiposity. Click Here
  • Shorebirds' Seasonal Adjustments in Thermogenic Capacity Are Reflected by Changes in Body Mass: How Preprogrammed and Instantaneous Acclimation Work Together. Click Here
  • Changing the Conduct of Science in the Information Age. Click Here
  • Healthy Habits: Timing for Developing Sustainable Healthy Behaviors in Children and Adolescents (R01). Click Here

Posted 8/26/11

  • "...reported associations of breastfeeding with child BP and BMI are likely to reflect residual confounding." Click Here
  • "...the collective evidence ...suggests that breastfeeding---initiation, longer duration or exclusivity...no longer appears to be a major determinant. Click Here
  • Telomere Dynamics in Rhesus Monkeys: No Apparent Effect of Caloric Restriction. Click Here
  • Lancet's New Obesity Series - Several papers. Click Here
  • Association of allelic variation in genes mediating aspects of energy homeostasis with weight gain during administration of antipsychotic drugs (CATIE Study). Click Here
  • Protein linked to Parkinson's disease may regulate fat metabolism. Click Here
  • PPAR?-Independent Increase in Glucose Uptake and Adiponectin Abundance in Fat Cells. Click Here
  • Macronutrient balance and lifespan. Click Here
  • A Losing Battle: Weight Regain Does Not Restore Weight Loss-Induced Bone Loss in Postmenopausal Women. Click Here
  • Association between obesity and reduced body temperature in dogs. Click Here
  • The virtual supermarket: An innovative research tool to study consumer food purchasing behaviour. Click Here
  • An Obesity Society CORE Course available. Click Here
  • Call for Papers: Special Issue "Childhood Obesity: Prevention and Treatment" - Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health (ISSN 1660-4601). Click Here
  • NIH's Final Rule Revising Financial COI Regulations Published. Click Here

Posted 8/19/11

  • Using the Edmonton obesity staging system to predict mortality in a population-representative cohort of people with overweight and obesity. Click Here
  • Edmonton Obesity Staging System: association with weight history and mortality risk. Click Here
  • Ambient temperature is a cue capable of inducing changes in body mass, energy intake, and thermogenic capacity. Click Here
  • Compound improves health, increases lifespan of obese mice. Click Here
  • Review: Caloric restriction. Click Here
  • Effect of constitution on mass of individual organs and their association with metabolic rate in humans-a detailed view on allometric scaling. Click Here
  • PET scans show slimmer kids have more brown fat. Click Here
  • A question of competing rights, priorities, and principles: a postscript to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation symposium on the ethics of childhood obesity policy.. Click Here
  • Request for Information (RFI): Input into the Deliberations of the Advisory Committee to the NIH Director Working Group on the Future Biomedical Research Workforce. Click Here
  • NYAS Conference: Animal Models and Their Value in Predicting Drug Efficacy and Toxicity. Click Here
  • Engineering Food for All. Click Here
  • Association Between Type 2 Diabetes and Exposure to Persistent Organic Pollutants. Click Here
  • There is no single cause of (or treatment for) obesity. Click Here
  • Exercise for 15 minutes a day, or 92 minutes per week, associated with increased lifespan. Click Here

Posted 8/12/11

  • Catching Obesity From Friends May Not Be So Easy. Click Here
  • Healthy eating habits making Chinese youth overweight. Click Here
  • Short sleep duration as a cause of obesity: myth or reality?. Click Here
  • Monkeys did not gain big brains by shrinking guts. Click Here
  • If observational studies are unreliable, why does Consumers Reports Health — like almost all popular medical media — pay so much attention to them?. Click Here
  • New journal - Adipocyte - is formed. Click Here
  • Call for papers - Obesity and Mortality: The Obesity Paradox. Click Here
  • Effect of constitution on mass of individual organs and their association with metabolic rate in humans-a detailed view on allometric scaling. Click Here
  • Following Federal Guidelines To Increase Nutrient Consumption May Lead To Higher Food Costs For Consumers. Click Here
  • Appetitive and Dietary Effects of Consuming an Energy-Dense Food (Peanuts) with or between Meals by Snackers and Nonsnackers. Click Here
  • The Effect of Computers for Weight Loss: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Trials. Click Here
  • Legal Strategies in Childhood Obesity Prevention - Workshop Summary. Click Here
  • Upcoming meeting: Nutrition and Healthy Aging in the Community. Click Here
  • The future of model organisms in human disease research. Click Here
  • Circadian intervention of obesity development via resting-stage feeding manipulation or oxytocin treatment. Click Here
  • Predicting babies' risk of obesity. Click Here
  • Targeting gut microbiota in obesity: effects of prebiotics and probiotics. Click Here
  • Energetics of metamorphosis in Drosophila melanogaster. Click Here
  • A common scaling rule for abundance, energetics, and production of parasitic and free-living species. Click Here
  • Overweight and poor? On the relationship between income and the body mass index. Click Here

Posted 8/5/11

  • No overall changes in energy content of lunchtime purchases from fast food restaurants after introduction of calorie labelling: cross sectional customer surveys.. Click Here
  • Health Promotion for Children With Physical Disabilities Through Physical Activity and Diet: Developing An Evidence Base. Click Here
  • Modeling the Dynamic Association of BMI and Mortality in the Framingham Heart Study. Click Here
  • Autophagy in Hypothalamic AgRP Neurons Regulates Food Intake and Energy Balance. Click Here
  • Obesity Summit: Science & Practice of Obesity Management - Oct 20-21,2011, Cleveland, OH. Click Here
  • UAB NORC "Creativity is a Decision" contest winners selected. Click Here
  • Paradoxical effect of severe dietary restriction on Long-Evans rat life span.. Click Here
  • Prevention of carcinogenesis and inhibition of breast cancer tumor burden by dietary stearate.. Click Here
  • Dark roast coffee is more effective than light roast coffee in reducing body weight, and in restoring red blood cell vitamin E and glutathione concentrations in healthy volunteers. Click Here
  • Transplantation of non-visceral fat to the visceral cavity improves glucose tolerance in mice: investigation of hepatic lipids and insulin sensitivity. Click Here
  • Breast-feeding and later risk of CVD and obesity: evidence from randomized trials. Click Here
  • Metabolic and behavioural effects of sucrose and fructose/glucose drinks in the rat. Click Here
  • Why does starvation make bones fat?. Click Here
  • Fructose Malabsorption and Intolerance: Effects of Fructose with and without Simultaneous Glucose Ingestion.. Click Here
  • The influence of caffeine on energy content of sugar-sweetened beverages: 'the caffeine-calorie effect'. Click Here
  • Low to moderate sugar-sweetened beverage consumption impairs glucose and lipid metabolism and promotes inflammation in healthy young men: a randomized controlled trial. Click Here

Posted 7/29/11

  • Dolphin adipocytes may offer healing ability. Click Here
  • Results suggest that the rush to provide calorie information may not prove to be the best approach to fighting the obesity epidemic. Click Here
  • In this setting, mandatory menu labeling did not promote healthier food-purchasing behavior. Click Here
  • Calorie information seems to interfere with the effect of a tax on high-calorie foods. Click Here
  • Confronting reality: pitfalls of calorie posting. Click Here
  • Consumer Estimation of Recommended and Actual Calories at Fast Food Restaurants. Click Here
  • Increase in Metabolic Syndrome-Related Hospitalizations in Relation to Environmental Sources of Persistent Organic Pollutants. Click Here
  • Contrary to conceptual predictions, this study failed to identify an interaction between treatment preference and weight loss. Click Here
  • Study offers clues to emotional eating. Click Here
  • Prevention of maternal aging-associated oocyte aneuploidy and meiotic spindle defects in mice by dietary and genetic strategies. Click Here
  • Unfattening our children: forks over feet. Click Here
  • Diet vs exercise for the prevention of pediatric obesity: the role of exercise. Click Here
  • Workshop on the Role of Obesity in Cancer Survival and Recurrence. Click Here
  • Fat-Free Mass Predictions through a Bayesian Network Enable Body Composition Comparisons in Various Populations. Click Here
  • Call for Papers: Self-Regulation, Motivation, and Psychosocial Factors in Weight Management. Click Here
  • NIH Grant Opportunity: Geographic and Contextual Influences on Energy Balance-Related Health Behaviors (R01). Click Here
  • Brain Glucose Sensing And Obesity. Click Here
  • Intentional dietary weight loss was not significantly associated with increased all-cause mortality over 12 y of follow-up in older overweight or obese adults. Click Here
  • Weight loss appears to be associated with low-order improvements in executive/attention functioning and memory in obese but not in overweight individuals. Click Here
  • Efficacy of fasting calorie restriction on quality of life among aging men. Click Here
  • An evolutionary perspective on the trans-generational basis of obesity. Click Here
  • Osteocalcin: a new link between bone and energy metabolism. Some evolutionary clues. Click Here

Posted 7/22/11

  • The paradox of progress: environmental disruption of metabolism and the diabetes epidemic.. Click Here
  • Fat maintenance is a predictor of the murine lifespan response to dietary restriction.. Click Here
  • The Ghost of Personalized Medicine . Click Here
  • Animal Species Large and Small Follow Same Rule for How Common They Are in Ecosystems. Click Here
  • Badgered to death - but not by statistics.. Click Here
  • NIH Funding Opportunity - Role of Environmental Chemical Exposures in the Development of Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome. Click Here
  • PCORI Announces Application Process for Tier One Pilot Projects, Seeks Input on Defining "Patient-Centered Outcomes Research" . Click Here
  • Relationship Between Treatment Preference and Weight Loss in the Context of a Randomized Controlled Trial.. Click Here
  • Social encounters in daily life and 2-year changes in metabolic risk factors in young women.. Click Here
  • Genome-Wide Profiling of MicroRNAs in Adipose Mesenchymal Stem Cell Differentiation and Mouse Models of Obesity.. Click Here

From Prior Weeks 

  • "...placement of the severely obese child under protective custody warrants discussion". Click Here
  • Risk factors and interventions with statistically significant tiny effects.. Click Here
  • Reduction in sugar-sweetened beverages is not associated with more water or diet drinks. Click Here
  • Sugar sweetened beverage consumption and body mass index - null findings. Click Here
  • Television viewing and abdominal obesity in young adults: is the association mediated by food and beverage consumption during viewing time or reduced leisure-time physical activity?. Click Here
  • NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship: Regulation of Human Body Weight and Energy Metabolism. Click Here
  • Three UAB employees have received a Pat Simons Travel Award from The Obesity Society. Click Here
  • Does intentional weight loss reduce cancer risk?. Click Here
  • Genome-Wide Profiling of MicroRNAs in Adipose Mesenchymal Stem Cell Differentiation and Mouse Models of Obesity. Click Here
  • An experimental study on the effects of exposure to magazine advertising on children's food choices. Click Here
  • Associations between the perceived presence of vending machines and food and beverage logos in schools and adolescents' diet and weight status. Click Here
  • Food Commercials Increase Preference for Energy-Dense Foods, Particularly in Children Who Watch More Television . Click Here
  • News Media Framing of Childhood Obesity in the United States From 2000 to 2009. Click Here
  • Children, Adolescents, Obesity, and the Media. Click Here
  • Model of optimal behaviour in fish larvae predicts that food availability determines survival, but not growth. Click Here
  • Is proximity to a food retail store associated with diet and BMI in Glasgow, Scotland?. Click Here
  • Beverage type intake and weight in 12-month old infants. Click Here
  • Cold and diet induced thermogenesis in humans. Click Here
  • Menu Labeling Study in Cafeteria. Click Here
  • Menu labels don't influence student food choices. Click Here
  • NIH findings in mice have potential to curb obesity and type 2 diabetes. Click Here
  • Factors Predicting Nongenetic Variability in Body Weight Gain Induced by a High-Fat Diet in Inbred C57BL/6J Mice. Click Here
  • CHRONIC SLEEP DEPRIVATION AND SEASONALITY: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE OBESITY EPIDEMIC. Click Here
  • Beverage vs. Solid Fruits and Vegetables: Effects on Energy Intake and Body Weight. Click Here
  • Genetic variation near IRS1 associates with reduced adiposity and an impaired metabolic profile. Click Here
  • Dietary Restriction Studies in Humans: Focusing on Obesity, Forgetting Longevity. Click Here
  • New Forecasting Methodology Indicates More Disease And Earlier Mortality Ahead For Today's Younger Americans. Click Here
  • Hibernation and Torpor in Tropical and Subtropical Bats in Relation to Energetics, Extinctions, and the Evolution of Endothermy. Click Here
  • Allostasis: A model of predictive regulation. Click Here
  • The brain splits obesity and hypertension. Click Here
  • Zafgen's Lead Compound for Severe Obesity into Phase 2 Clinical Studies. Click Here
  • Zebrafish obesogenic test: a tool for screening molecules that target adiposity. Click Here
  • Sucrose Counteracts the Anti-Inflammatory Effect of Fish Oil in Adipose Tissue and Increases Obesity Development in Mice. Click Here
  • Application of Virtual Reality Methods to Obesity Prevention and Management Research. Click Here
  • AHRQ - Opportunity to comment on "Comparative Effectiveness of Childhood Obesity Intervention Programs". Click Here
  • NIH Grant Info - FAQs Related to Virtual Reality Technologies for Research and Education in Obesity and Diabetes. Click Here
  • NIH Grant Info - Obesity and Asthma: Awareness and Management . Click Here
  • How fat is America? New report gives nation an F. Click Here
  • Research into soda consumption and obesity is conflicted, review claims. Click Here
  • How Bright Promise in Cancer Testing Fell Apart. Click Here
  • Mississippi most obese state, Colorado least. Click Here
  • Prebiotics, weight management andobesity-related disorders. Click Here
  • Cause specific mortality, social position, and obesity among women who had never smoked: 28 year cohort study . Click Here
  • The ungreen city - or the polluting countryside?. Click Here
  • Urban food security: Feeding tomorrow's cities. Click Here
  • Human nutrition, the gut microbiome and the immune system. Click Here
  • Bicycle weight and commuting time: A randomised trial . Click Here
  • London cholera and the blind- spot of an epidemiology theory. Click Here
  • The effect of topiramate monotherapy on bone mineral density and markers of bone and mineral metabolism in premenopausal women with epilepsy. Click Here
  • Targeted Deletion of Adipocytes by Apoptosis Leads to Adipose Tissue Recruitment of Alternatively Activated M2 Macrophages. Click Here
  • Allelic Variants of Melanocortin 3 Receptor Gene (MC3R) and Weight Loss in Obesity: A Randomised Trial of Hypo-Energetic High- versus Low-Fat Diets. Click Here:
  • Association of Telomere Length in Older Men With Mortality and Midlife Body Mass Index and Smoking. Click Here
  • Obese mice have increased morbidity and mortality compared to non-obese mice during infection with the 2009 pandemic H1N1 influenza virus. Click Here
  • Metabolic syndrome - A slim chance: Insulin's role in obesity. Click Here
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