Posted 6/1/12

Policy related

  • Relationship between funding sources and outcomes of obesity-related research Click Here 
  • Fate of fructose: Interview with Dr. John Sievenpiper Click Here 
  • A cross-category beverage choice model: A need-based multi-attribute utility approach Click Here 
  • Childhood Obesity: A Framework for Policy Approaches and Ethical Considerations Click Here 
  • Obesity and Public Policy Click Here 
  • Bloomberg Defends Large Soda Ban As Tool To Fight Obesity Click Here 
  • Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Making Weight Watchers Available to Tennessee Medicaid (TennCare) Recipients Click Here 
  • The Extent to Which School District Competitive Food and Beverage Policies Align with the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans: Implications for Federal Regulations Click Here 

Basic Science

  • The tempo of genetic evolution in birds: Body mass and climate effects Click Here 
  • Is There a 'Healthy' Obesity Gene? Click Here 
  • Fat incites tanycytes to neurogenesis. Click Here 
  • Non-invasive quantification of white and brown adipose tissues and liver fat content by computed tomography in mice. Click Here 
  • Role of the blood-brain barrier in the evolution of feeding and cognition. Click Here 
  • Scavenger Receptor CD36 Expression Contributes to Adipose Tissue Inflammation and Cell Death in Diet-Induced Obesity. Click Here 
  • Food restriction and refeeding induces changes in lipid pathways and fat deposition in the adipose and hepatic tissues in rats with diet-induced obesity. Click Here 
  • Brain-derived neurotrophic factor as a regulator of systemic and brain energy metabolism and cardiovascular health Click Here 
  • Calorie restriction reduces psychological stress reactivity and its association with brain volume and microstructure in aged rhesus monkeys Click Here 

Translational, Clinical, and Behavioral

  • Tooty Fruity Vegie: An obesity prevention intervention evaluation in Australian preschools. Click Here 
  • Caloric restriction may reverse age-related autonomic decline in humans Click Here 
  • Resistant starch from high-amylose maize increases insulin sensitivity in overweight and obese men. Click Here 
  • A comparison of predictive equations of energy expenditure and measured energy expenditure in critically ill patients Click Here 
  • Adiposity to muscle ratio predicts incident physical limitation in a cohort of 3,153 older adults-an alternative measurement of sarcopenia and sarcopenic obesity Click Here 
  • Effect of Diet Composition and Weight Loss on Resting Energy Expenditure in the POUNDS LOST Study Click Here 
  • Food reward in the obese and after weight loss induced by calorie restriction and bariatric surgery Click Here 
  • Is shortened sleep duration a risk factor for overweight and obesity during adolescence? A review of the empirical literature. Click Here 
  • Maternal micronutrient restriction programs the body adiposity, adipocyte function and lipid metabolism in offspring: A review Click Here 
  • Prediction of weight loss and regain following dietary, lifestyle, and pharmacologic intervention Click Here 
  • The Critical Role of Metabolic Pathways in Aging Click Here 
  • The obesity paradox: Methodological considerations based on epidemiological and clinical evidence-New insights Click Here 
  • Relationship between changes of body mass index (BMI) and cognitive decline in Parkinson's disease (PD) Click Here 
  • Exercise Intervention in Childhood Obesity: A Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Hospital-Versus Home-Based Groups Click Here 
  • Is shortened sleep duration a risk factor for overweight and obesity during adolescence? A review of the empirical literature Click Here 
  • The Utility of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity Assessment in Relation to Adult Health Click Here 

General Science

  • A new age of unreason or a geek dawn? Click Here 
  • A Novel Generalized Normal Distribution for Human Longevity and other Negatively Skewed Data Click Here 
  • Findings From Discipline-Based Education Research Could Improve Undergraduate Science and Engineering Teaching But Are Not Yet Widely Used Click Here 
  • Notice of NIH Piloting of Procedures for Special Council Review of Research Applications Click Here 
  • Scientists: your number is up. ORCID scheme will give researchers unique identifiers to improve tracking of publications. Click Here