Posted 3/30/12

Basic Science

  • Caloric Restriction Prevents Visceral Adipose Tissue Accumulation and Maintains Erectile Function in Aging Rats. Click Here
  • Increased Gut Permeability and Microbiota Change Associate with Mesenteric Fat Inflammation and Metabolic Dysfunction in Diet-Induced Obese Mice. Click Here
  • Maternal high-fat diet impacts endothelial function in nonhuman primate offspring. Click Here
  • Adverse fetal and neonatal outcomes associated with a life-long high fat diet: role of altered development of the placental vasculature. Click Here
  • 'Clock' genes may combat obesity. Click Here
  • Linking global warming, metabolic rate of hematophagous vectors, and the transmission of infectious diseases. Click Here
  • Study suggests why some animals live longer. Click Here
  • Aging Genes: The Sirtuin Story Unravels. Click Here


  • Food Taxes and Bans for Public Health: Are we missing the point? Click Here
  • Panel Recommends More Testing for Obesity Drugs. Click Here
  • FDA Rejects NRDC Petition on BPA; Says Scientific Data Do Not Support NRDC's Case for Regulatory Action. Click Here
  • Partnering with Parents: Suggestions for Food Marketers and Retailers in the Ongoing Childhood Obesity Debate. Click Here

Translational, Clinical, and Behavioral

  • Differential exposure to food outlets does not independently explain weight gain over time in this sample of elementary school-aged children. Click Here
  • Video Game Playing Is Independently Associated with Blood Pressure and Lipids in Overweight and Obese Adolescents. Click Here
  • Weight loss and increased fitness slow decline of mobility in adults. Click Here
  • Effect of an Environmental School-Based Obesity Prevention Programon Changes in Body Fat and Body Weight: A Randomized Trial. Click Here
  • Efficacy of US paediatric obesity primary care guidelines: two randomized trials. Click Here
  • Time spent in sedentary behavior and changes in childhood BMI: a longitudinal study from ages 9 to 15 years. Click Here
  • Sitting Time and All-Cause Mortality Risk in 222 497 Australian Adults. Click Here
  • Why have sustained increases in obesity and type 2 diabetes not offset declines in cardiovascular mortality over recent decades in Western countries? Click Here
  • Effects of obesity on slip-induced fall risks among young male adults. Click Here
  • In-person or remote behavioral interventions for obesity were better than a self-directed approach. Click Here
  • Dietary patterns matter: diet beverages and cardiometabolic risks in the longitudinal Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study. Click Here
  • Feeding behaviors of low-income mothers: directive control relates to a lower BMI in children, and a nondirective control relates to a healthier diet in preschoolers. Click Here
  • Residual Obesity Stigma: An Experimental Investigation of Bias Against Obese and Lean Targets Differing in Weight-Loss History. Click Here
  • A Chocolate a Day to Get Slimmer? Click Here

General Science

  • What to Say-- and Not Say to Program Officers. Click Here
  • A tough climb. Challenging your own ideas and opinions takes more than just a change of scenery, says Andrew Peterman. Click Here
  • Cutting Edge: Emerging trends in biostatistics. Click Here
  • K08 and K99 Cardiovascular Training : Comparisons and Trends Among Current Awardees. Click Here
  • Evolution of Translational Omics: Lessons Learned and the Path Forward. Click Here