Posted 1/20/12


  • Children's weight gain not associated with competitive food sales in school. Click Here 
  • IWF Launches Women for Food Freedom. Click Here 
  • Nina Fedoroff on science for global agricultural challenges. Click Here 
  • Network News Coverage of Obesity in Two Time Periods: An Analysis of Issues, Sources, and Frames. Click Here 

Translational, Clinical, and Behavioral

  • Does sugar addiction really cause obesity? Click Here 
  • Carbohydrate-biased control of energy metabolism: the darker side of the selfish brain. Click Here 
  • The Effects of Reality Television on Weight Bias: An Examination of The Biggest Loser. Click Here 
  • Elevated body mass in National Football League players linked to cognitive impairment and decreased prefrontal cortex and temporal pole activity. Click Here 
  • Body mass index versus waist circumference as predictors of mortality in Canadian adults. Click Here 

Basic Science

  • Autophagy. Explaining Exercise. Click Here 
  • The Carnivore Connection Hypothesis: Revisited. Click Here 
  • Acute Sleep Deprivation Enhances the Brain's Response to Hedonic Food Stimuli: An fMRI Study. Click Here 
  • Common Variants in the CD36 Gene Are Associated With Oral Fat Perception, Fat Preferences, and Obesity in African Americans. Click Here 
  • A PGC1-?-dependent myokine that drives brown-fat-like development of white fat and thermogenesis. Click Here 
  • A twin study of self-regulatory eating in early childhood: estimates of genetic and environmental influence, and measurement considerations. Click Here 
  • Minireview: Epigenetic Programming of Diabetes and Obesity: Animal Models. Click Here 
  • Discriminating between energetic content and dietary composition as an explanation for dietary restriction effects. Click Here 
  • Programmed to be Fat? Click Here 
  • Lifecourse infectious origins of sexual inequalities in central adiposity. Click Here 
  • Gene transcripts associated with BMI in the motor cortex and caudate nucleus of calorie restricted rhesus monkeys. Click Here 
  • Chronic cold acclimation increases thermogenic capacity, non-shivering thermogenesis and muscle citrate synthase activity in both wild-type and brown adipose tissue deficient mice. Click Here 
  • Activation of the cold-sensing TRPM8 channel triggers UCP1-dependent thermogenesis and prevents obesity. Click Here 

General Science

  • Improving Validation Practices in "Omics" Research. Click Here 
  • Functional MRI in Health Psychology and beyond: A call for caution. Click Here