Posted 1/13/11


  • Inadequacy of BMI as an Indicator for Bariatric Surgery.Click Here 
  • New York anti-obesity ads pair soda, leg amputations.Click Here 
  • A Penny-Per-Ounce Tax On Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Would Cut Health And Cost Burdens Of Diabetes.Click Here 

Translational, Clinical, and Behavioral

  • Personality traits and childhood trauma as correlates of metabolic risk factors: The Netherlands Study of Depression and Anxiety (NESDA). ClickHere 
  • Pre-exposure to high- versus low-caloric foods: Effects on children's subsequent fruit intake. ClickHere 
  • Differential effects of olanzapine and risperidone on plasma adiponectin levels over time: Results from a 3-month prospective open-label study. ClickHere 
  • NEW: Network-Enabled Wisdom in Biology, Medicine, and Health Care. ClickHere 
  • Steven Blair wins major prize - for fitness and fatness research. ClickHere 
  • Systematic review of family and home-based interventions targeting paediatric overweight and obesity. ClickHere 
  • Inheritances, health and death. ClickHere 
  • Healthy Lifestyle Habits and Mortality in Overweight and Obese Individuals. ClickHere 
  • Further Support to the Uncoupling-to-Survive Theory: The Genetic Variation of Human UCP Genes Is Associated with Longevity. ClickHere 
  • Bariatric Surgery and Long-term Cardiovascular Events. ClickHere 
  • Effects of glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists on weight loss: systematic review and meta-analyses of randomised controlled trials. ClickHere 
  • Common Variants of IL6, LEPR, and PBEF1 Are Associated With Obesity in Indian Children. ClickHere 
  • Genome wide analysis reveals association of a FTO gene variant with epigenetic changes. ClickHere 
  • Quantile-specific penetrance of genes affecting lipoproteins, adiposity and height. ClickHere 
  • The fatty acid translocase gene, CD36, and lingual lipase influence oral sensitivity to fat in obese subjects. ClickHere 
  • Inverse Association between Fruit and Vegetable Intake and BMI even after Controlling for Demographic,
    Socioeconomic and Lifestyle Factors ClickHere 
  • Obesity is associated with hypothalamic injury in rodents and humans. ClickHere 
  • Mom, of Course It's All Your Fault... Again. ClickHere 

Basic Science

  • Skeletal effects of long-term caloric restriction in rhesus monkeys. Click Here 
  • A PGC1-?-dependent myokine that drives brown-fat-like development of white fat and thermogenesis. Click Here 
  • Quantitative assessment of brown adipose tissue metabolic activity and volume using 18F-FDG PET/CT and ?3-adrenergic receptor activation. Click Here 
  • Protein kinase Cbeta deficiency attenuates obesity syndrome of ob/ob mice by promoting white adipose tissue remodeling. Click Here 
  • Programming of adipose tissue miR-483-3p and GDF-3 expression by maternal diet in type 2 diabetes. Click Here 

General Science

  • Reversals of established medical practices: evidence to abandon ship. ClickHere