Posted 10/5/12

Basic Science

  • Directness of resource use metrics affects predictions of bear body fat gain. Click Here 
  • UAB Team Leads effort to Secure Transformative R01 on Energetics, Disparities, & Lifespan. Click Here 
  • Energetics of calling in the male treefrog Hyla arborea: when being large means being sexy at low cost. Click Here 
  • The effects of feeding frequency on growth and reproduction in zebrafish. Click Here 
  • Effects of host plant and maternal feeding experience on population vital rates of a specialized leaf beetle. Click Here 
  • Energetic Costs of Reproductive Effort in Male Chimpanzees. Click Here 
  • Effect of Moderate Diet Restriction on Body Condition, Health, and Reproductive Performance in Female Mink (Neovison vison). Click Here 
  • Recombinant inbred systems can advance research in behavioral ecology. Click Here 
  • Caloric restriction extends yeast chronological lifespan by altering a pattern of age-related changes in trehalose concentration. Click Here 
  • Life-Span Extension by Caloric Restriction Is Determined by Type and Level of Food Reduction and by Reproductive Mode in Brachionus manjavacas (Rotifera). Click Here 
  • No effects of monosodium glutamate consumption on the body weight or composition of adult rats and mice. Click Here 
  • Role of satellite cells versus myofibers in muscle hypertrophy induced by inhibition of the myostatin/activin signaling pathway . Click Here 
  • Biochemical and metabolic mechanisms by which dietary whey protein may combat obesity and Type 2 diabetes. Click Here 
  • Postweaning low-calcium diet promotes later-life obesity induced by a high-fat diet. Click Here 
  • Antimicrobials: Strategies for targeting obesity and metabolic health?. Click Here 
  • C-Reactive Protein Increases BBB Permeability: Implications for Obesity and Neuroinflammation. Click Here 
  • Kinin B1 Receptor in Adipocytes Regulates Glucose Tolerance and Predisposition to Obesity. Click Here 

Policy Related

  • Evidence and evaluation in policy making. Click Here 
  • Three essays on tax policies addressing the obesity epidemic and associated calorie intake. Click Here 
  • Can these Minnesota ads reduce obesity? Click Here 
  • School Nutrition Policy Altering Beverage Choices Fails to Show Efficacy. Click Here 

Translational, Clinical, and Behavioral

  • Reubin Andres, an Advocate of Weight Gain, Dies at 89. Click Here 
  • Lactobacillus species causing obesity in humans: where is the evidence? Click Here 
  • Lack of evidence for high fructose corn syrup as the cause of the obesity epidemic. Click Here 
  • Not enough evidence of fructose having a deleterious effect on human health when consumed at moderate doses. Click Here 
  • Sugar-Sweetened Beverages and Genetic Risk of Obesity. Click Here 
  • Beverages containing soluble fiber, caffeine, and green tea catechins suppress hunger and lead to less energy consumption at the next meal. Click Here 
  • Moderate effects of apple juice consumption on obesity-related markers in obese men: impact of diet-gene interaction on body fat content. Click Here 
  • New triggers found for weight gain. Click Here 
  • Do distant foods decrease intake? The effect of food accessibility on consumption. Click Here 
  • UAB MHRC celebrates fighting health disparities one project at a time. Click Here 
  • An Actor-Based Model of Social Network Influence on Adolescent Body Size, Screen Time, and Playing Sports. Click Here 
  • The Effects of Old and New Media on Children's Weight. Click Here 
  • Morbid obesity rates continue to rise rapidly in the United States. Click Here 
  • Themed issue: Plans, norms, motivation, and cheating a little - The curious case of healthy eating. Click Here 
  • The Impact of Interval Intensity in Overweight Young Men. Click Here 
  • Possible Mechanisms Explaining the Association Between Physical Activity and Mental Health. Click Here 
  • Fitness Measures and Health Outcomes in Youth. Click Here 
  • Do African American Women Require Fewer Calories to Maintain Weight? Results From a Controlled Feeding Trial. Click Here 
  • Measuring molecular biomarkers in epidemiologic studies: laboratory techniques and biospecimen considerations. Click Here 
  • Ginger consumption enhances the thermic effect of food and promotes feelings of satiety without affecting metabolic and hormonal parameters in overweight men: A pilot study. Click Here 
  • Daily energy balance in children and adolescents: Does energy expenditure predict subsequent energy intake?. Click Here 

General Science

  • Measured approach or Magical Elixir? How to tell good science from bad . Click Here 
  • Detection of Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis Virus RNA in Alabama Snakes. Click Here 
  • Statistical properties of multivariate distance matrix regression for high-dimensional data analysis. Click Here 
  • Messy Misinformation. Click Here 
  • Lamarck and the Missing Lnc. Click Here 
  • Ten Challenges for Systematic Medicine. Click Here 
  • Honesty Requires Time (and Lack of Justifications). Click Here 
  • Misconduct accounts for the majority of retracted scientific publications. Click Here 
  • How to Use an Article Reporting a Multiple Treatment Comparison Meta-analysis. Click Here 
  • Science and Democracy. Click Here