Posted 9/21/12

Policy related

  • FDA Approval of Obesity Drugs: A Difference in Risk-Benefit Perceptions. Click Here 
  • What Role Should Government Play in Combating Obesity?. Click Here 
  • The 'Science' of Calorie Information. Click Here 

Translational, Clinical, and Behavioral

  • JAMA: Obesity issue. Click Here 
  • New NEJM Studies on Sugar Sweetened Beverages - I. Click Here 
  • New NEJM Studies on Sugar Sweetened Beverages - II. Click Here 
  • Health care costs to bulge along with U.S. waistlines. Click Here 
  • Systematic review and meta-analysis of school-based interventions to improve daily fruit and vegetable intake in children aged 5 to 12 y. Click Here 
  • Intergenerational effects of maternal birth season on offspring size in rural Gambia. Click Here 
  • Study links chemical BPA to obesity in white children. Click Here 
  • Neural Response to Pictures of Food after Exercise in Normal-Weight and Obese Women. Click Here 
  • FDA-approved diet drug Qsymia now available with prescription. Click Here 
  • Insurers find small gains in weight control with Belviq. Click Here 
  • Feasibility and Preliminary Outcomes of a Scalable, Community-based Treatment of Childhood Obesity. Click Here 
  • Overweight Patients Operated on for Cancer of the Esophagus Survive Longer than Normal-Weight Patients. Click Here 
  • A 3-year follow-up study of inpatients with lower limb ulcers: evidence of an obesity paradox?. Click Here 
  • Predictive significance of the overvaluation of shape/weight in obese patients with binge eating disorder: findings from a randomized controlled trial with 12-month follow-up. Click Here 
  • Body Composition and Survival in Stable Coronary Heart Disease: Impact of Lean Mass Index and Body Fat in the "Obesity Paradox". Click Here 
  • Impaired Health-Related Quality of Life in Preschoolers With Obesity. Click Here 
  • Patterns of surgical weight loss and resolution of metabolic abnormalities in superobese bariatric adolescents. Click Here 
  • Nurse delivered lifestyle interventions in primary health care to treat chronic disease risk factors associated with obesity: a systematic review. Click Here 
  • Modeling the Impact of Pre-Pregnancy BMI, Physical Activity, and Energy Intake on Gestational Weight Gain, Infant Birth Weight, and Postpartum Weight Retention. Click Here 
  • Apps of Steel: Are Exercise Apps Providing Consumers With Realistic Expectations?: A Content Analysis of Exercise Apps for Presence of Behavior Change Theory. Click Here 

Basic Science

  • Fat-Free Body Mass but not Fat Mass is Associated with Reduced Gray Matter Volume of Cortical Brain Regions Implicated in Autonomic and Homeostatic Regulation. Click Here 
  • Effect of Physical Training on the Adipose Tissue of Diet-induced Obesity Mice: Interaction Between Reactive Oxygen Species and Lipolysis. Click Here 
  • Seasonal variation in energy expenditure is not related to activity level or water temperature in a large diving bird. Click Here 
  • Reinforcement of anticipatory eating by short as well as long fasts. Click Here 
  • Saliency Processing and Obesity: A Preliminary Imaging Study of the Stop Signal Task. Click Here 
  • new gene therapy could one day help obese people lose weight. Click Here 
  • Aberrantly elevated microRNA-34a in obesity attenuates hepatic responses to FGF19 by targeting a membrane coreceptor -Klotho. Click Here 
  • Loss of TDAG51 Results in Mature-Onset Obesity, Hepatic Steatosis, and Insulin Resistance by Regulating Lipogenesis. Click Here 
  • The association between severe obesity and characteristics of failed fertilized oocytes. Click Here 
  • Leucine Supplementation Increases SIRT1 Expression and Prevents Mitochondrial Dysfunction and Metabolic Disorders in High Fat Diet-induced Obese Mice. Click Here 

General Science

  • Rapamycin slows aging in mice. Click Here 
  • Dietary Omega-3 Fatty Acids Do Not Change Resistance of Rat Brain or Liver Mitochondria to Ca2+ and/or Prooxidants. Click Here 
  • Muscle Fiber Atrophy and Regeneration Coexist in Collagen VI-Deficient Human Muscle: Role of Calpain-3 and Nuclear Factor-?B Signaling. Click Here 
  • Metabolomic Profiling of Amino Acids and ?-Cell Function Relative to Insulin Sensitivity in Youth. Click Here 
  • Metabolic stress response implicated in diabetic retinopathy: The role of calpain, and the therapeutic impact of calpain inhibitor. Click Here 
  • The changing privacy landscape in the era of big data. Click Here 
  • Nutrient Signaling: Evolutionary Origins of the Immune-Modulating Effects of Dietary Fat. Click Here 
  • Extrapolating from Animals to Humans. Click Here 
  • Fitness consequences of female multiple mating: A direct test of indirect benefits. Click Here 
  • Cool running: locomotor performance at low body temperature in mammals. Click Here 
  • Sex, stress and social status: Patterns in fecal testosterone and glucocorticoid metabolites in male Ethiopian wolves. Click Here 
  • Science faculty's subtle gender biases favor male students. Click Here 
  • Science communication - what's in it for the scientist? what's in it for science?. Click Here