Going Down: How Do Cities Carry That Weight?

Most everyone knows that humans impact their environment, but our thinking usually focuses on elements like the atmosphere or oceans. Parsons [2020] provides a fun and intriguing look at an earth-system linkage that gets little attention: the direct impacts of humans on the solid earth. Focusing on the Bay Area in California, he […]

Lipid identified in human breast milk may play important role in early childhood weight

IMAGE: Elvira Isganaitis, MD, is a staff physician at Joslin Diabetes Center and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School view more  Credit: Joslin Communications BOSTON – (December 02, 2020) – A lipid metabolite called 12,13-diHOME is in human breast milk and appears to be associated with beneficial infant weight gain and body composition in […]

A few kilograms weight loss nearly halves the risk of diabetes — ScienceDaily

Losing a few kilograms in weight almost halves people’s risk of developing Type 2 diabetes — according to a large scale research study led by the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and the University of East Anglia. A new study published in the international journal JAMA Internal Medicine shows how providing support to help people […]

A few kilograms weight loss nearly halves the risk of diabetes

Losing a few kilograms in weight almost halves people’s risk of developing Type 2 diabetes – according to a large scale research study led by the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and the University of East Anglia. A new study published in the international journal JAMA Internal Medicine shows how providing support to help people […]