09/30/11

Posted 9/30/11

  • Food addiction not helpful: The hedonic component - implicit wanting - is important. Click Here
  • Measuring weight outcomes for obesity intervention strategies: The case of a sugar-sweetened beverage tax. Click Here
  • The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Soda, and USDA Policy. Click Here
  • A study recently published in the journal Arthritis and Rheumatism suggests that exercise alone, without weight loss, can ease the symptoms and formation of osteoarthritis in lab mice. Click Here
  • Fasted Zebrafish Mimic Genetic and Physiological Responses in Mammals: A Model for Obesity and Diabetes? Click Here
  • The combination of phentermine and topiramate is an effective adjunct to diet and lifestyle modification for weight loss and measures of comorbidity in overweight or obese adults with additional metabolic risk factors. Click Here
  • Reexamining the Declining Effect of Age on Mortality Differentials Associated With Excess Body Mass: Evidence of Cohort Distortions in the United States. Click Here
  • Contribution of Obesity to International Differences in Life Expectancy. Click Here
  • Dairy Foods in a Moderate Energy Restricted Diet Do Not Enhance Central Fat, Weight, and Intra-Abdominal Adipose Tissue Losses nor Reduce Adipocyte Size or Inflammatory Markers in Overweight and Obese Adults: A Controlled Feeding Study. Click Here
  • Free will and the obesity epidemic. Click Here
  • Human adenovirus-36 and childhood obesity. Click Here
  • Absence of effects of Sir2 overexpression on lifespan in C. elegans and Drosophila. Click Here
  • Discriminating between energetic content and dietary composition as an explanation for dietary restriction effects. Click Here
  • J.P.A. Ioannidis, "Fund people not projects," Nature, 477:529-31, 2011. Click Here
  • Meeting Announcement: Medicine and Surgery in Optimising the Care of Obese Patients. 5-6 December 2011. Munich, Germany. Click Here
  • Prescribing & Medicines: Drugs indicated for the treatment of obesity. Click Here