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Do Community Factors Affect Your Weight?

November 18, 2016

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Does Where You Live Affect What You Weigh

A newly published study from Yale University shows that community-level factors may be associated with reduced adult obesity rates in counties within states that have a high adult obesity rate. Adult obesity rates in the United States have reached epidemic proportions, with one in four people considered obese. Yet, obesity rates vary considerably across states […]

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Breakthrough Research May Lead to “Exercise in a Bottle”

October 2, 2015

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Exercise Blueprint Could Lead to New Drug Treatments That Mimic Exercise

New research from the University of Sydney reveals around 1000 molecular reactions to exercise, opening the door for drug treatments to mirror the health benefits of exercise. Drugs that mimic the benefits of exercise could soon become a reality thanks to breakthrough research from the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Center. Published in Cell Metabolism, […]

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