10/19/12

Posted 10/19/12

Policy Related

  • Calorie messaging backfires in some cases and increases SSB purchasing. Click Here 
  • When commonsense does not make sense. Click Here 
  • The effects of calorie information on food selection and intake. Click Here 
  • Two US cities are to display calorie counts on vending machines. Click Here 
  • Will soda restrictions help New York win the war on obesity? Click Here 
  • Clinical decisions. Regulation of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages. Click Here 
  • Letter to Dr. Oz Show Producers by Bruce Chassy, PhD. Click Here 
  • The Society of Behavioral Medicine position statement on the CMS decision memo on intensive behavior therapy for obesity. Click Here 
  • Are we attacking the wrong targets in the fight against obesity?: the importance of intervention in women of childbearing age. Click Here 
  • Regulatory Requirements Of The Food And Drug Administration Would Preclude Product Claims Based On Observational Research. Click Here 
  • Multiple Rational Addiction and the Effect of Price on Consumption. Click Here 

Basic Science

  • Universal temperature and body-mass scaling of feeding rates. Click Here 
  • Assessing the Jarman-Bell Principle: Scaling of intake, digestibility, retention time and gut fill with body mass in mammalian herbivores. Click Here 
  • Maternal Dietary Restriction and the Effects of Postweaning Nutrition on Fetal Development, Insulin Signalling, Glucose Metabolism and Body Composition In C57BL/6J Mice. Click Here 
  • Exercise might bias skeletal-muscle fat fraction calculation from Dixon images. Click Here 
  • Small Study Reveals How Poor Sleep Might Be Linked to Obesity, Diabetes. Click Here 
  • Impaired Insulin Signaling in Human Adipocytes After Experimental Sleep Restriction: A Randomized, Crossover Study. Click Here 
  • Air pollution, sleep deprivation might play roles in weight gain. Click Here 
  • The effect of melanocortin (Mc3 and Mc4) antagonists on serotonin-induced food and water intake of broiler cockerels. Click Here 
  • The NMR Structure of Human Obestatin in Membrane-Like Environments: Insights into the Structure-Bioactivity Relationship of Obestatin. Click Here 
  • Estimating body mass from the astragalus in mammals. Click Here 
  • Young blood really is the key to youth. Click Here 
  • Lactobacillus reuteri Prevents Diet-Induced Obesity, but not Atherosclerosis, in a Strain Dependent Fashion in Apoe-/- Mice. Click Here 
  • The starvation hormone, fibroblast growth factor-21, extends lifespan in mice. Click Here 
  • Testing metabolic theories. Click Here 
  • Hypothesis: Cryptochromes and brown fat are essential for adaptation and affect mood and mood-related behaviors. Click Here 
  • Attenuated thermoregulatory responses with increased plasma osmolality in obese subjects during two seasons. Click Here 
  • Fatty Acid and Very Low Density Lipoprotein Metabolism in Obese African American and Caucasian Women with Type 2 Diabetes. Click Here 
  • Genomic and Metabolic Responses to Methionine-Restricted and Methionine-Restricted, Cysteine-Supplemented Diets in Fischer 344 Rat Inguinal Adipose Tissue, Liver and Quadriceps Muscle. Click Here 
  • Skeletal Muscle Mitochondrial Energetics Are Associated With Maximal Aerobic Capacity and Walking Speed in Older Adults. Click Here 
  • Similar changes in muscle lipid metabolism are induced by chronic high-fructose feeding and high-fat feeding in C57BL/J6 mice. Click Here 
  • Fat or lean: adjustment of endogenous energy stores to predictable and unpredictable changes in allostatic load. Click Here 
  • Molecules affecting hypothalamic control of core body temperature in response to calorie intake. Click Here 

Translational, Clinical, and Behavioral

  • The 24-h Energy Intake of Obese Adolescents Is Spontaneously Reduced after Intensive Exercise: A Randomized Controlled Trial in Calorimetric Chambers. Click Here 
  • We love TV. We're fat. Coincidence? Click Here 
  • Sitting for long periods 'is bad for your health'. Click Here 
  • Physical Inactivity Mediates the Association between the Perceived Exercising Behavior of Social Network Members and Obesity: A Cross-Sectional Study. Click Here 
  • Ills from the womb? A critical examination of clinical guidelines for obesity in pregnancy. Click Here 
  • Paternal age at birth and the risk of obesity in young adulthood: A register-based birth cohort study of Norwegian males. Click Here 
  • Obesity Linked to Chronic Non-AIDS Health Problems in HIV+ People. Click Here 
  • Are Obese Women More Likely to Participate in a Mobile Mammography Program? Click Here 
  • Lessons Learned From the HEALTHY Primary Prevention Trial of Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes in Middle School Youth. Click Here 
  • Metabolic Syndrome and Related Disorders. Click Here 
  • Genetic and Environmental Transmission of Body Mass Index Fluctuation. Click Here 
  • Impact of Maternal Physical Activity and Infant Feeding Practices on Infant Weight Gain and Adiposity. Click Here 
  • Caucasian children's fat mass: routine anthropometry v. air-displacement plethysmography. Click Here 
  • Adipose tissue MRI for quantitative measurement of central obesity. Click Here 
  • Evaluation of gene-obesity interaction effects on cholesterol levels: A genetic predisposition score on HDL-cholesterol is modified by obesity. Click Here 
  • Fast food restaurant lighting and music can reduce calorie intake and increase satisfaction. Click Here 
  • Assortative marriages by body mass index have increased simultaneously with the obesity epidemic. Click Here 
  • Maternal Pre-pregnancy BMI, Gestational Weight Gain, and Age at Menarche in Daughters. Click Here 
  • Metabolic Disorders, Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Major Liver Resection: An Underestimated Perioperative Risk. Click Here 
  • Effects of 5 % weight loss through diet or diet plus exercise on cardiovascular parameters of obese: a randomized clinical trial. Click Here 
  • Weight reduction effects of a black soy peptide supplement in overweight and obese subjects: Double blind, randomized, controlled study. Click Here 
  • The evaluation of the relationship between obesity and male infertility. Click Here 
  • Family-focused physical activity, diet and obesity interventions in African-American girls: a systematic review. Click Here 
  • Neighborhood context and racial/ethnic differences in young children's obesity: Structural barriers to interventions. Click Here 
  • What Money Can Buy : Family Income and Child Obesity. Click Here 

General Science

  • TED Video: Beau Lotto + Amy O'Toole: Science is for everyone, kids included. Click Here 
  • TED Video: John Wilbanks: Let's pool our medical data. Click Here 
  • The Data Citation Index. Click Here 
  • Who is afraid of reviewers' comments? Or, why anything can be published and anything can be cited. Click Here 
  • Financial Costs of Meeting Global Biodiversity Conservation Targets: Current Spending and Unmet Needs. Click Here 
  • A Randomized Study of How Physicians Interpret Research Funding Disclosures. Click Here 
  • Flows of Research Manuscripts Among Scientific Journals Reveal Hidden Submission Patterns. Click Here 
  • The Benefits of Rejection. Click Here 
  • A Comprehensive Genetic Approach for Improving Prediction of Skin Cancer Risk in Humans. Click Here 
  • How does the blue-ringed octopus (Hapalochlaena lunulata) flash its blue rings? Click Here 
  • Wild bootstrap for quantile regression. Click Here 
  • Measurement error and outcomes defined by exceeding a threshold: biased findings in comparative effectiveness trials. Click Here 
  • IOM Elects 70 New Members, 10 Foreign Associates. Click Here 
  • Cancer institute tackles sloppy data. Click Here 
  • A peculiar prevalence of p values just below .05. Click Here 
  • Sex-specific reporting of scientific research - A workshop summary. Click Here