Posted 2/3/12

Basic Science

  • Chronic heat stress up-regulates leptin and adiponectin secretion and expression and improves leptin, adiponectin and insulin sensitivity in mice. Click Here 
  • Yes, even human brown fat is on fire! Click Here 
  • Role of Environmental Chemicals in Diabetes and Obesity: A National Toxicology Program Workshop Report Click Here 
  • Exercise-induced BCL2-regulated autophagy is required for muscle glucose homeostasis Click Here 


  • Taxing sugar-sweetened beverages: a survey of knowledge, attitudes and behaviours. Click Here 

Translational, Clinical, and Behavioral

  • Palatability as an addictive trigger in obesity: a changing paradigm in the past decades. Click Here 
  • A Simpler Method for Predicting Weight Loss in the First Year after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Click Here 
  • Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 Regulation of Carbohydrate Intake Is Differentially Affected by Obesogenic Diets Click Here 
  • A Weight-Loss Diet Including Coffee-Derived Mannooligosaccharides Enhances Adipose Tissue Loss in Overweight Men but Not Women Click Here 
  • A systematic review and mixed treatment comparison of pharmacological interventions for the treatment of obesity. Click Here 
  • The human obesity epidemic, the mismatch paradigm, and our modern "captive" environment. Click Here 
  • Lustig et al. commentary on sugar. Click Here 
  • Exercise can help the blues in those with chronic illnesses. Click Here 
  • A systematic review on use of Chinese medicine and acupuncture for treatment of obesity. Click Here 
  • Sleep Duration and BMI in a Sample of Young Adults. Click Here 
  • Assessing the Impact of Relative Social Position and Absolute Community Resources on Depression and Obesity Among Smokers. Click Here 
  • An internet-based virtual coach to promote physical activity adherence in overweight adults: randomized controlled trial. Click Here 

General Science

  • What Are the Odds That Stats Would Be This Popular? Click Here 
  • Science publishing: The paper is not sacred. Click Here 
  • Elsevier Publishing Boycott Gathers Steam Among Academics Click Here 
  • Universal Open Review. Click Here 
  • The maximum rate of mammal evolution. Click Here 
  • The high value of short-lived worms Click Here 
  • Ferroelectric Switching Discovered for First Time in Soft Biological Tissue Click Here