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Weight Loss & Obesity Research Blog - Archive 0031.
Rate of gain, obesity factor into increased risk for prostate cancer recurrence
Men who gain weight rapidly between the ages of 25 and 40 are twice as likely to have recurrence of prostate cancer after surgery as men without rapid rates of weight gain
Perceptions of peer opinion influences attitudes about obesity
One of the most effective ways to change negative attitudes about obese people is by addressing perceptions of normative beliefs within particular social groups.
Chromium picolinate linked with reduced carbohydrate cravings in people with atypical depression
A study assessing chromium picolinate supplementation in 113 people with atypical depression found that a subset of patients who reported the highest levels of carbohydrate cravings demonstrated significantly greater reductions than the placebo group on four items on the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale.
Dr. Perricone plan prevents weight gain, aging
Adopting an ‘anti-inflammatory lifestyle’ is the key, says the dermatologist and best-selling author in his new book.
Low-fat vegan diet may help weight loss
September 26, 2005 - MSNBC (Link expired)
Trim your waistline by avoiding animal products, researchers say
Loss of body mass linked to development of Alzheimer's disease
Loss of body mass over time appears to be strongly linked to older adults' risk of developing Alzheimer's disease (AD), and the greater the loss the greater the chance of a person developing the disease.
'Healthy weight, healthy shape' key in preventing heart disease
World Heart Day highlights importance of reducing obesity on a global scale
Patients unaware of big belly heart risk
Patients, and even some doctors, are unaware that abdominal fat and waist circumference are important risk factors for heart disease, which kills 17 million people worldwide each year.
Defective lymphatic vessels identified as a novel cause of Obesity
Leaky lymphatic vessels are the leading cause of the adult onset obesity observed in a laboratory model.
Researchers identify new target in fight against obesity
Scientists have identified a possible new target for treating obesity and diabetes. The new target, a molecule called hVps34, is activated by amino acids (nutrients) entering the cell. This molecule triggers the activation of an enzyme, S6 Kinase 1 (S6K1), whose function UC researchers linked last year to obesity and insulin resistance.
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