01/04/13

Posted 01/04/13.

Epidemiology.

  • Association of All-Cause Mortality With Overweight and Obesity Using Standard Body Mass Index Categories: A Systematic Review & Meta-analysis. Click Here
  • Does Body Mass Index Adequately Convey a Patient's Mortality Risk? . Click Here
  • Years of life gained due to leisure-time physical activity in the U.S. Click Here
  • Adenovirus-36 prevalence paradox in development. Click Here
  • Obesity among chronically homeless adults: is it a problem? Click Here
  • Estimating Disability Prevalence Among Adults by Body Mass Index: 2003-2009 National Health Interview Survey. Click Here

Policy-Related.

  • KinderLARDen Cop: Why States Must Stop Policing Parents of Obese Children. Click Here
  • HealthBeat: People split over how gov't should fight obesity, but balk at limiting food choice. Click Here
  • Leading Environmental Activist's Blunt Confession: I Was Completely Wrong To Oppose GMOs. Click Here
  • Combating pediatric obesity in Germany: the role of economic findings in informing policy. Click Here
  • Supplementing National Menu Labeling. Click Here
  • Choice architecture as a means to change eating behaviour in self-service settings: a systematic review. Click Here
  • Opportunities to reduce childhood hunger and obesity: restructuring the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Click Here

Misinformation in The Media.

  • Survival of the wrongest. Click Here
  • Dr. Oz's statements on HCG called into question. Click Here
  • Dr. Oz's statements on Garcinia Cambogia called into question. Click Here
  • Wheat Foods Council Speaks Out Against Wheat Misinformation on Dr. Oz Show. Click Here
  • Scrutiny of Dr. Oz' Coffee Bean Extract Weight Loss Advice. Click Here
  • Fat, Fear, and the Truly Absurd: The Perils of Ping-Pong Science. Click Here
  • Fear of fat Click Here

Basic Science.

  • Inflammation during obesity is not all bad: Evidence from animal and human studies. Click Here
  • Reproductive success and failure: the role of winter body mass in reproductive allocation in Norwegian moose. Click Here
  • Genomic variation landscape of the human gut microbiome. Click Here
  • Human SH2B1 mutations are associated with maladaptive behaviors and obesity. Click Here
  • Taurine supplementation improves liver glucose control in normal protein and malnourished mice fed a high-fat diet. Click Here
  • Coming Full Circle: Contributions of Central and Peripheral Oxytocin Actions to Energy Balance. Click Here
  • Relationships Between Osteocalcin, Glucose Metabolism, and Adiponectin in Obese Children: Is there Crosstalk? Click Here
  • Duodenal Lipid Sensing Activates Vagal Afferents to Regulate Non-Shivering Brown Fat Thermogenesis in Rats. Click Here
  • Hyperinsulinemia Drives Diet-Induced Obesity Independently of Brain Insulin Production. Click Here
  • New players on the metabolic stage: How do you like Them Acots? Click Here
  • Genomic response to selection for postponed senescence in Drosophila. Click Here
  • Brain response to calorie restriction. Click Here
  • Bisphenol A and Diabetes, Insulin Resistance, Cardiovascular Disease and Obesity: Controversy in a (Plastic) Cup? Click Here
  • Impulsive-choice patterns for food in genetically lean and obese Zucker rats. Click Here
  • Diet physical form, fatty acid chain length, and emulsification alter fat utilization and growth of newly weaned pigs. Click Here
  • Effects of corn particle size, complete diet grinding, and diet form on finishing pig growth performance, caloric efficiency, carcass characteristics, and economics. Click Here

Bias & Stigma.

  • Weight-based victimization: bullying experiences of weight loss treatment-seeking youth. Click Here
  • Weight Bias Against Women in a University Acceptance Scenario. Click Here

Sugar, Fructose, HFCS.

  • Reduction of abdominal fat accumulation in rats by 8-week ingestion of a newly developed sweetener made from high fructose corn syrup. Click Here
  • Effects of Fructose vs. Glucose on Regional Cerebral Blood Flow in Brain Regions Involved with Appetite and Reward Pathways. Click Here
  • Moderate Amounts of Fructose Consumption Impair Insulin Sensitivity in Healthy Young Men. Click Here
  • Nutrition: Sugar caned. Click Here
  • The Importance of Males: Larval Diet and Adult Sugar Feeding Influences Reproduction in Culex molestus. Click Here

Translational, Clinical, and Behavioral Science - Food Related.

  • Backfire: Advergames that promote fruit increase energy intake among children. Click Here
  • Controlled investigation finds no significant differences in sensory attributes of organic and conventional fruits and vegetables. Click Here
  • Systematic Review finds inconsistent and weak evidence of association between frequency of family meals and childhood overweight. Click Here
  • RCT of Fruit and Vegetable Consumption Neither promotes F&V consumption nor weight loss. Click Here
  • Can Antibiotics Make You Fat? Click Here
  • Salt intake and cardiovascular disease: why are the data inconsistent? Click Here
  • In an RCT of Undernourished older adults, increasing energy density did not significantly increase weight gain. Click Here
  • In an RCT, adding complementary food in addition to breast milk to infants' diets from 4 months of age does not affect growth rate between 4 and 6 months. Click Here
  • Early invitation to food and/or multiple micronutrient supplementation in pregnancy does not affect body composition in offspring at 54 months: follow-up of the MINIMat randomised trial, Bangladesh. Click Here
  • Dietary patterns and diet quality among diverse older adults: The University of Alabama at Birmingham study of aging. Click Here
  • Retinoids: Potent regulators of metabolism. Click Here
  • Randomized cross-over trial of short-term water-only fasting: Metabolic and cardiovascular consequences. Click Here
  • Effect of consuming salad and yogurt as preload on body weight management and cardiovascular risk factors: a randomized clinical trial. Click Here
  • On a diet? Forget the carrot sticks - just chew each mouthful for 30 seconds. Click Here
  • Effects of Heat Stress on Postabsorptive Metabolism and Energetics. Click Here
  • The Modern Obesity Epidemic, Ancestral Hunter-Gatherers, and the Sensory/Reward Control of Food Intake. Click Here

Translational, Clinical, and Behavioral Science - Exercise Related.

  • Effects of circuit-based exercise programs on the body composition of elderly obese women. Click Here
  • Only minor metabolic health benefits of high as opposed to moderate dose physical exercise in young, moderately overweight men. Click Here
  • Effects of supervised exercise training at the intensity of maximal fat oxidation in overweight young women. Click Here
  • The effect of nighttime macronutrient choice and exercise training on body composition, strength, cardiovascular health, resting metabolism, and appetite in overweight and obese adults. Click Here
  • Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Exercise and Dietary Behaviors of Middle-Aged and Older Adults. Click Here

Translational, Clinical, and Behavioral Science - Other.

  • Takeda ends obesity alliance with Amylin. Click Here
  • Exenatide as a Novel Weight Loss Modality in Patients Without Diabetes. Click Here
  • Chemerin and Vaspin: Possible Targets to Treat Obesity? Click Here
  • MicroRNAs in cardiovascular disease: from pathogenesis to prevention and treatment. Click Here
  • Latent Profile Analysis to Determine the Typology of Disinhibited Eating Behaviors in Children and Adolescents. Click Here
  • Response monitoring and cognitive control in childhood obesity. Click Here
  • The Power Semantics in Self and Other Repertory Grid Representations: A Comparison between Obese and Normal-Weight Adult Women. Click Here

Dairy & Calcium.

  • In an RCT among predominantly overweight adolescents, Milk, Juice, or Water consumption for 6 months had no differential effects on weight. Click Here
  • Effects of milk and milk constituents on postprandial lipid and glucose metabolism in overweight and obese men. Click Here
  • Effect of calcium intake on fat oxidation in adults: a meta-analysis of randomized, controlled trials. Click Here

Methods.

  • Soft contact-lens biosensor for real-time tear sugar monitoring at the eye. Click Here
  • Body Mass Index Shown the Best Way to Measure Obesity? Click Here
  • Inconsistencies in the assessment of food intake. Click Here
  • Self-reported and objectively measured sedentary behavior in bariatric surgery candidates. Click Here
  • The potential of classic and specific bioelectrical impedance vector analysis for the assessment of sarcopenia and sarcopenic obesity. Click Here
  • Factor structure and clinical correlates of the Food Thought Suppression Inventory within treatment seeking obese women with binge eating disorder. Click Here

General Science.

  • Faddish Stuff: Epigenetics and the Inheritance of Acquired Characteristics. Click Here
  • In Search of Credit. Click Here
  • Scientific heritage: Science today, history tomorrow. Click Here
  • Games for Science. Click Here
  • Who is afraid of reviewers' comments? Or, why anything can be published and anything can be cited. Click Here
  • Bias in peer review. Click Here
  • Something Doesn't Add Up: Too much medicine relies on fatally flawed research. Click Here
  • An Evolutionary Whodunit: How Did Humans Develop Lactose Tolerance? Click Here
  • This I believe: We need to understand evolution, adaptation, and phenotype. Click Here

Announcement.

  • Position Available: Metabolic and Neural Regulation of Human Body Weight. Click Here