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Many overweight teenagers do not recognize they are too heavy More than a third of overweight or obese teenagers don't see themselves as being too heavy and think their weight is about right, according to a new study.
Science Daily | Jul 9, 2015 1:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Medication could improve gastric bypass results, study suggests New findings about the mechanisms involved -- or not involved -- in the effects of the most common form of bariatric surgery suggest that combining surgery with a specific type of medication could augment the benefits of the procedure.
Science Daily | Jul 8, 2015 3:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Think twice before ordering your next steak High consumption of livestock products could have serious consequences for people and the environment, according to a recent article. The article emphasizes that the demand for livestock-based foods has soared over the last few decades. The articles autho
Science Daily | Jul 8, 2015 2:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Faster weight gain can be safe for hospitalized anorexia patients A new study of patients hospitalized with anorexia nervosa shows that a faster weight gain during inpatient treatment well beyond what national standards recommend is safe and effective.
Science Daily | Jul 8, 2015 1:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Healthy diets for youth with type 1 diabetes can be hard for parents to obtain Patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) often need to modify their eating habits, but many youths with T1DM do not consume a healthful diet. To learn more about the challenges their parents may face in providing them with a more healthful diet, rese
Science Daily | Jul 8, 2015 11:21 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mother's diet affects offspring alcohol and nicotine use in lab animal study A study in rats suggests that a mother's consumption of a fat-rich diet during pregnancy increases her offspring's risk of a combined alcohol and nicotine abuse in adolescence.
Science Daily | Jul 8, 2015 01:24 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Kids' brain responses to food depend on their body composition Research using brain-imaging technology has revealed a brain response pattern in children that might represent a step along the path to childhood obesity.
Science Daily | Jul 8, 2015 01:24 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
High fat diet changes gut microbe populations and brain's ability to recognize fullness Have you ever wondered why eating one good-tasting French fry may lead you to eat the whole batch and leave you wanting more?
Science Daily | Jul 8, 2015 01:24 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Anorexia susceptibility may be linked to stress-coping strategy and mom's stress levels during pregnancy Researchers have found that offspring born to mother rats stressed during pregnancy lost weight faster and failed to turn on appropriate brain hunger signals in response to exercise and food restriction, compared to offspring from non-stressed mothers.
Science Daily | Jul 8, 2015 01:24 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Poor sanitation practices in pregnant women linked to adverse pregnancy outcomes in India Poor sanitation practices, such as open defecation, in pregnant women are linked to adverse pregnancy outcomes in two rural areas of Odisha state, India, according to a a new study.
Science Daily | Jul 7, 2015 7:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend