Posted 2/17/12

Basic Science

  • A delicious fly in the soup. The relationship between disgust, obesity, and restraint Click Here 
  • Obesity: Is beige the new brown? Click Here 
  • Playtime Prevents Obesity by Brain-Mediated Fat Browning Click Here 
  • Smithsonian Scientist Finds Obesity Risk Factors in Young Marmosets Click Here 
  • Inflammasome-mediated dysbiosis regulates progression of NAFLD and obesity. Click Here 
  • Palatability as an addictive trigger in obesity: a changing paradigm in the past decades. Click Here 
  • Diabetes may start in the intestines, research suggests Click Here 
  • Insulin sensitive and resistant obesity in humans: AMPK activity, oxidative stress, and depot-specific changes in gene expression in adipose tissue Click Here 
  • Fermentable Carbohydrate Alters Hypothalamic Neuronal Activity and Protects Against the Obesogenic Environment Click Here 
  • Turmeric-based drug effective on Alzheimer flies Click Here 
  • A Hybrid Bayesian Network/Structural Equation (BN/SEM) Modeling Approach for Detecting Physiological Networks for Obesity-related Genetic Variants Click Here 
  • Advances in Exercise, Fitness, and Performance Genomics in 2011 Click Here 
  • Large-Scale Gene-Centric Meta-Analysis across 39 studies Identifies Type 2 Diabetes Loci Click Here 


  • FDA rejects novel diabetes drug over safety fears Click Here 
  • Sugar-drink tax to get Chicagoans, budget in shape? Click Here 
  • Solution-oriented policy research: using research to drive obesity prevention and control policies Click Here 
  • Non-communicable diseases and the food and beverage industry Click Here 

Translational, Clinical, and Behavioral

  • Lifestyle intervention in preschool children has little effect on obesity. Click Here 
  • Dog Ownership during Pregnancy, Maternal Activity, and Obesity: A Cross-Sectional Study Click Here 
  • Body shape by 3-D photonic scanning in Thai and UK adults: comparison of national sizing surveys. Click Here 
  • Teammates and social influence affect weight loss outcomes in a team-based weight loss competition. Click Here 
  • Baby knows best? The impact of weaning style on food preferences and body mass index in early childhood in a case-controlled sample. Click Here 
  • Isolating the effect of major depression on obesity: Role of selection bias Click Here 
  • Socio-economic Status, Forms of Capital and Obesity Click Here 

General Science

  • The Unintended Consequences of Conflict of Interest Disclosure. Click Here 
  • "Transparency Reports" on Industry Payments to Physicians and Teaching Hospitals. Click Here 
  • Vodka delivers shot of creativity. Click Here 
  • UNC, NCSU researchers lead effort to breed special lab mice Click Here 
  • Older flies with sexy smell turn on males.. Click Here