Posted 5/11/12


  • "...rather than evaluate the strategies' effectiveness, they (the committee members) are just shouting them even louder." Click Here 
  • Taking Ideas On a Test Drive. Click Here 
  • Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention: Solving the Weight of the Nation. Click Here 
  • Differences in nutrient intake associated with state laws regarding fat, sugar, and caloric content of competitive foods. Click Here 
  • Addressing the proximal causes of obesity: the relevance of alcohol control policies. Click Here 

Translational, Clinical, and Behavioral

  • Anti-obesity program doesn't help teen girls. Click Here 
  • One-Year Outcomes of the Nutrition and Enjoyable Activity for Teen Girls (NEAT Girls) Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial Click Here 
  • Screen Time and Body Weight: A Review of the Evidence. Click Here 
  • Dairy intake in relation to cardiovascular disease mortality and all-cause mortality: the Hoorn Study. Click Here 
  • Partial Reversibility of Hypothalamic Dysfunction and Changes in Brain Activity After Body Mass Reduction in Obese Subjects. Click Here 
  • Involvement of gut microbiota in the development of low-grade inflammation and type 2 diabetes associated with obesity. Click Here 
  • The Effect of Elevated Body Mass Index on Ischemic Heart Disease Risk: Causal Estimates from a Mendelian Randomisation Approach. Click Here 
  • Modeling Metabolic Adaptations and Energy Regulation in Humans. Click Here 
  • Efficacy and Safety of a Chinese Herbal Medicine Formula (RCM-104) in the Management of Simple Obesity: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial. Click Here 
  • Maternal Recreational Exercise during Pregnancy in relation to Children's BMI at 7 Years of Age. Click Here 
  • Glucose Disorders Linked to Reduced Brain Volume in Elderly. Click Here 
  • On age-specific variations in income-related inequalities in diabetes, hypertension and obesity. Click Here 
  • Obesity and Weight-Related Medical Problems of Incarcerated Persons With and Without Mental Disorders. Click Here 
  • Obesity: Promoting a healthy lifestyle in prison inmates-a window of opportunity. Click Here 
  • Obesity in U.S. projected to grow, though pace slows: CDC study. Click Here 

Basic Science

  • Melanocortin-3 receptor regulates the normal fasting response. Click Here 
  • Study Swaps Bad Fat for Good in Effort on Obesity. Click Here 
  • Thermostat protein could help burn off the flab. Click Here 
  • Overweight? New research explains how proper sleep is important for healthy weight. Click Here 
  • Genetic architecture of body size in mammals. Click Here 
  • Oxygen Treatment Beneficial in Diabetes-Prone Mice. Click Here 
  • Repeat act: Parallel selection tweaks many of the same genes to make big and heavy mice. Click Here 

General Science

  • E-Mentoring Network in the Mathematical Sciences. Click Here 
  • Characteristics of Clinical Trials Registered in ClinicalTrials.gov, 2007-2010. Click Here 
  • Beware the creeping cracks of bias. Click Here