Single nucleotide polymorphism in CD36: correlation to peptide YY levels in obese and non-obese adults
Human beings are often driven to exhibit dietary preference according to their hedonic characteristics. Though previous studies proposed that the fat taste preference of an...
10 hours ago - Clinical Nutrition
Associations of maternal early-pregnancy dietary glycemic index with childhood general, abdominal and ectopic fat accumulation
Maternal hyperglycemia during pregnancy is an important risk factor for childhood adiposity. Maternal dietary glycemic index during pregnancy directly influences maternal and...
10 hours ago - Clinical Nutrition
UCI Health study in JAMA Network examines COVID-19 outcomes and mortality among hospitalized adults
A new UCI Health study published in JAMA Network found that mortality of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 decreased drastically in the six months following the onset of the...
15 hours ago - UC Irvine Health - 2 articles
A Scoping Review: Family and Child Perspectives of Clinic-Based Obesity Treatment
Interventions for children with obesity lead to only modest improvements in BMI and long-term outcomes, and data are limited on the perspectives of families of children with...
19 hours ago - Journal of Pediatric Nursing - 2 articles
Weekly Link Love - Edition 120
Research of the Week Very low-carb ketogenic diets are safe and effective for type 2 diabetics . Both Neanderthals and humans had similar auditory and speech capabilities . The...
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Another Weight-Loss Trial Win for Weekly GLP-1 Drug
When paired with lifestyle management, once-weekly semaglutide yielded significant weight loss for overweight adults with type 2 diabetes, the manufacturer-sponsored...
1 day ago - MedPageToday - 2 articles
Semaglutide for Meaningful Weight Loss in Obesity and Diabetes?
"This is by far the best result we had with any weight loss medicine in patients with diabetes," says the senior author of the STEP 2 clinical trial of weekly subcutaneous...
1 day ago - Medscape
US obesity crisis to blame for it having one of the world's worst Covid death tolls, major report
So far 518,500 Americans have died from Covid, the highest death toll of any nation and double the number of victims in second worst-hit Brazil. Almost 70% of adults in the US...
1 day ago - Daily Mail
Call to Action on Obesity Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic
Hundreds of thousands of deaths worldwide from COVID-19 could have been avoided if obesity rates were lower; call for people with obesity to be included in priority lists for...
2 days ago - Medscape - 5 articles
'Obesity Paradox' in Kidney Cancer Continues in Checkpoint Inhibitor Era
Elevated BMI was tied to improved survival in metastatic renal cell carcinoma patients treated with immune checkpoint inhibitors, a retrospective study found. In the analysis...
2 days ago - MedPageToday
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Government offers travel vouchers to boost Queensland tourism
The state government has announced a new incentive to help far north Queensland's tourism industry recover from the pandemic.
Saturday Stories: Windows, Mindestabstandsregelung, And Anti-Racist COVID...
Sarah Zhang, in The Atlantic, on the forgotten power of windows in a pandemic . Luisa Beck, in The Washington Post, on the 1,200 new German words coined for the pandemic...
Astrocytes derived from patients with bipolar disorder malfunction
Cells called astrocytes derived from the induced pluripotent stem cells of patients with bipolar disorder offer suboptimal support for neuronal activity. This malfunction can...
Live scores: Australia v New Zealand fifth T20 International
Aaron Finch's Australia are on a roll after two impressive victories in New Zealand. Can they complete a remarkable comeback in Wellington to clinch the series?
Does First Dose of COVID Vaccine Help Long-Haulers?
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Body of man overboard found during search and rescue
Police were alerted on Saturday night when a man was overboard in Yeppoon. The search for the man went for two hours.
William and Catherine ‘hopeful of a reconciliation' with Harry and Meghan
On the eve of a potentially devastating TV interview with the Sussexes, ex-staff speak fondly of ‘the old H'.
And here's to you Mrs. why women take their husband's names
Why do so many young women change their names when they get married?
The Age photos of the week, March 7, 2021
The week in photos from our award winning staff photographers and regular contributing photographers at The Age.
Raped naval officer takes aim at defence chief over “prey” comments
An ex-navy officer says she was raped numerous times in her short career with the defence force, and most of the incidents involved none of the risk factors that the defence...