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Are Pregnant Women with Obesity and Diabetes More Likely to Have a Child with ADHD?

Study only finds this association in women with excessive weight gain during pregnancy Children of women with gestational diabetes and obesity may be twice as likely to develop attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) compared to those whose mothers did not have obesity, according to new research published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. The estimated number of children...
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Poor Sleep Habits Increase Fatty Liver Disease Risk

People with sedentary lifestyles and unhealthy sleep behaviors could develop fatty liver disease, according to new research published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Fatty liver disease is the leading chronic liver disease worldwide, affecting about a quarter of the adult population. This type of liver disease is fueled by metabolic disorders such...
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Mouse Study Finds FGF21 Directs Body’s Responses to Low-Protein Diet

Reducing the amount of protein in the diet produces an array of favorable health outcomes, including an extension of lifespan, and that these effects depend on Fibroblast Growth Factor 21 (FGF21), according to a study recently published in Nature Communications. It has long been known that reducing the amount you eat improves health and extends...
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Tipping the Scales: Noninvasive Obesity Breakthroughs

June2022CoverEN As the worldwide mortality rate linked to obesity and its comorbidities surpasses four million annually, new approaches to combating this condition are sorely needed. Thankfully, recent research from Endocrine Society journals shows promise in some surprisingly novel and safe noninvasive weight loss methods. The obesity epidemic continues to pose serious health threats to populations worldwide....
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Middle Management: Evaluating New Insights to Obesity and Weight Control Options

June2022CoverEN As obesity continues to reach epidemic proportions, endocrine researchers are at the forefront of discovering new methods to help clinicians and patients alike to manage and even conquer obesity and its plethora of comorbidities. Here, we look at three recent studies that take these solutions from the bench to the bedside and even to the...