Posts in: obesity

Experts look beyond soda tax solutions for obesity crisis

Experts look beyond soda tax solutions for obesity crisis

Higher taxes on sugary drinks could reduce obesity globally, but non-financial alternatives might work too

By | Posted January 30, 2017

Running away from fat

Running away from fat

Lower levels of fat hormone may increase motivation to exercise

By | Posted December 27, 2015

It might be time to set your teenager’s sleep schedule

It might be time to set your teenager’s sleep schedule

Irregular sleep could be a factor in adolescent obesity

By | Posted November 5, 2015

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Maybe re-think that glass of orange juice

100 percent fruit juices aren’t as healthy as you thought

By | Posted October 15, 2015

FDA approves implanted weight loss device

FDA approves implanted weight loss device

The device uses electric pulses to suppress hunger to help obese adults who have had difficulty losing weight independently

By | Posted January 21, 2015

Alcoholism after gastric bypass: Is it in your mind or gut?

Alcoholism after gastric bypass: Is it in your mind or gut?

Scientists have competing ideas for why gastric bypass patients show higher rates of alcohol abuse post-surgery

By | Posted January 9, 2015

More bugs, healthier people

More bugs, healthier people

Microbiologist Martin Blaser hopes to restore good microbes to our guts, but will the public take his message too far?

By | Posted December 1, 2014

Long John Silver’s invites you to the seafood revolution

Long John Silver’s invites you to the seafood revolution

Their “Think Fish” campaign aims to refresh an outdated, unhealthy model — but can it be saved?

By | Posted July 18, 2014

Like clockwork

Like clockwork

Researchers discover circadian rhythm’s role in fasting

By | Posted November 1, 2013

Weighing in on obesity

Weighing in on obesity

Why doctors often fail to address weight issues with patients

By | Posted October 28, 2011