Posted 3/2/12

Basic Science

  • Telomere maintenance and telomerase activity are differentially regulated in asexual and sexual worms. Click Here 
  • Coyotes "Shrank," Wolves Did Not, After Last Ice Age and Megafaunal Extinctions. Click Here 
  • Gene profiling reveals a role for stress hormones in the molecular and behavioral response to food restriction. Click Here 
  • A microarray analysis of the hypoxia-induced modulation of gene expression in human adipocytes. Click Here 
  • Expression of new loci associated with obesity in diet-induced obese rats: From genetics to physiology. Click Here 
  • Human brain mass: Similar body composition associations as observed across mammals. Click Here 
  • Opposing effects of fructokinase C and A isoforms on fructose-induced metabolic syndrome in mice. Click Here 
  • Early study hints at 'brown fat' as potential diabetes treatment. Click Here 


  • Sugar - Pure, White and Misunderstood. Click Here 
  • Promoting the Purchase of Low-Calorie Foods From School Vending Machines: A Cluster-Randomized Controlled Study. Click Here 
  • Sugar-sweetened beverage link to cardiovascular risk factors is unsupported. Click Here 
  • Medical firms struggle to profit from weight-loss treatments. Click Here 

Translational, Clinical, and Behavioral

  • Obesity Extends Life for People Over 85. Click Here 
  • Prediction of Weight Loss and Regain Following Dietary, Lifestyle, and Pharmacologic Intervention. Click Here 
  • Vitamin D3 and the risk of CVD in overweight and obese women: a randomised controlled trial. Click Here 
  • Early Childhood Family Intervention and Long-term Obesity Prevention Among High-risk Minority Youth. Click Here 
  • Surgical Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes in Patients with BMI Below 35: Mid-term Outcomes of the Laparoscopic Ileal Interposition Associated with a Sleeve Gastrectomy in 202 Consecutive Cases. Click Here 
  • Preliminary Evidence for an Association between LRP-1 Genotype and Body Mass Index in Humans. Click Here 
  • Genetic and Environmental Contributions to Weight, Height, and BMI from Birth to 19 Years of Age: An International Study of Over 12,000 Twin Pairs. Click Here 
  • Is severe obesity a cardiovascular health concern in the inuit population? Click Here 
  • The myth of the eight-hour sleep. Click Here 
  • Phentermine/topiramate for weight reduction and treatment of adverse metabolic consequences in obesity. Click Here 

General Science

  • Panel on Research Universities Sees Need for Fundamental Changes. Click Here 
  • GM crops: Forget the money, follow the science. Click Here 
  • Is information sharing the key to an advanced society? Click Here