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UTMB study identifies women at risk of gaining excessive weight with injectable birth control

... Galveston have identified women who are likely to gain weight while using depot medroxyprogesterone ... dispel the myth that all women who use DMPA will gain weight and will help physicians to counsel ... or no weight, the early gainers averaged weight gain of 24 pounds over three years. "DMPA-related ...

Study suggests obese women should not gain weight

... had recommended that overweight women should gain about 15 pounds during pregnancy. The current ... food diary (study group). The average weight gain in the control group was 31 pounds, compared to ... York Medical College. "To say that they should gain even more weight is counter-intuitive, and our ...

New guidelines to fight obesity in pregnancy issued

... for the amount of weight a woman should gain during pregnancy. While the guidelines for ... range of weight gain. Those women should only gain between 11 and 20 pounds during pregnancy. ... rates for the amount of weight a woman should gain in the second and third trimesters of pregnancy ...

Report updates guidelines on how much weight women should gain during pregnancy

... evidence indicates that how much weight women gain during pregnancy and their starting weight at ... The report recommends new pregnancy weight gain guidelines for American women that aim to balance ... for their height (BMI of 18.5 to 24.9) should gain 25 to 35 pounds during pregnancy, the new ...

Does mom know when enough is enough?

... of characteristics that predicted infant weight gain from birth to 3 months were included in the ... mass index (BMI) before pregnancy, and weight gain during pregnancy. For the 3 to 6 month period, birth weight, maternal BMI, infant weight gain from birth to 3 months, infant ...

Genetic risk factors identified for sudden cardiac death

... the pathogenesic mechanisms of the disease and gain perspectives for early diagnosis and therapy. The ... clinical partners through these studies is to gain further insights into pathogenetic mechanisms and thus gain perspectives for improved risk prediction and ...

Gladstone scientists reveal key enzyme in fat absorption

... . "Because mice that lack this enzyme do not gain weight on a high-fat diet, it is an intriguing target for future interventions to prevent weight gain and the problems associated with that extra ... contribute to the propensity of some people to gain weight from diets rich in fat," said Eric Yen, ...

Gaining too much weight during pregnancy nearly doubles risk of having a heavy baby

... that weighs 9 pounds or more. "Too many women gain too much weight during pregnancy. This extra ... and recently have learned how maternal weight gain affects the birth weight, this is the first study to determine that women who gain excessive weight are even more likely to have ...

Research shows that the pill does not deserve its reputation for causing weight gain

... website informedhealthonline.org . Weight gain from the Pill not proven Hormonal methods of ... women using the Pill, however, were both weight gain and weight loss. According to the Institute's ... weight gain," says Professor Sawicki. "Many women gain some weight as they get older, whether or not ...

Fructose sets table for weight gain without warning

... being leptin resistant can lead to rapid weight gain on a high-fat, high-calorie diet, this is the ... leptin resistance exacerbates weight gain in response to subsequent high-fat feeding," was ... Leptin resistance is associated with weight gain and obesity in the face of a high-fat, ...

New study indicates link between weight gains during pregnancy and dieting history

... attention on determinants of inadequate weight gain during pregnancy. However, with the rising ... a focus on the determinants of excessive weight gain during pregnancy. Over 1200 women participated ... Institute of Medicine suggests that women should gain 28 to 40 lbs, 25 to 35 lbs, 15 to 25 lbs and at ...

News from the October 2008 Journal of the American Dietetic Association

... . Dietary Restraint and Gestational Weight gain Women who diet "habitually" prior to becoming pregnant tend to gain more weight during pregnancy and "regard ... note that excessive gestational weight gain "is of concern because of its association with ...

Pores open the door to death

... are two possible ways in which the granzymes gain entry into the cells under attack. Despite more ... its suicide program. But how do the granzymes gain entry into the cell to begin with? This is a ... for over twenty years. Granzymes were believed to gain entry into a cell either via pores or by membrane ...

Risks and benefits of antipsychotics in children and adolescents

... In the first study directly comparing weight gain and other metabolic and hormonal risk factors ... antipsychotic exposure showing significant weight gain (Fraguas et al., in press). The number of ... group in early-onset psychosis patients, weight gain was also greater with olanzapine than with ...

Highlights from the June 2008 Journal of the American Dietetic Association

... 5" The "Freshman 15," the notion that students gain 15 pounds during their first year of college, may ... first-year female students, the average weight gain was 5.29 pounds. While the students reported ... over a period of just six to seven monthsWeight gain at this rate over an extended period of time ...

Too much or too little weight gain poses risks to pregnant mothers, babies

... CHAPEL HILL Women who gain more or less than recommended amounts of weight ... short- and long-term effects of maternal weight gain on pregnancy, mothers, fetuses, and children. The ... a strong association between high maternal weight gain and increased fetal growth and infant birth ...

Fabled 'Freshman 15' pound gain more often only 5, report researchers

... The freshman 15 - the rapid weight gain believed to afflict many new college students ... of obesity in the nation - reports an average gain of only 1.9 pounds during the first semester, ... gaining slightly more than men, and an average gain of only 4.8 pounds for the entire freshman year ...

Lipoic acid could reduce atherosclerosis, weight gain

... and reduce blood vessel inflammation and weight gain all key issues for addressing cardiovascular ... rate and enhanced activity levels. Weight gain and obesity is a major risk factor for ... may be a promising approach to prevent weight gain and to lower cardiovascular disease risk in ...

Surprise -- cholesterol may actually pose benefits, study shows

... cholesterol levels can actually reduce muscle gain with exercising. Lead investigator Steven ... appeared to have contributed to greater muscle gain in the participants, Riechman said. One possible ... participating in the study showed lower muscle gain totals than those who were not. Needless to say, ...

Study of sugars on cell surface identifies key factor in flu infection

... in birds would have to change in order to gain a foothold in human populations. The H5N1 ... in Cambridge, refines this notion: The virus can gain access only through a subset of the sugar ... which different molecules enter. For a virus to gain access to a cell, proteins on the viruss surface ...

Weight gain between first and second pregnancies associated with increased odds of male second child

... Their study found the opposite--maternal weight gain seemed to favor the birth of boys. The study ... The data suggest that interpregnancy weight gain appears related to a slight increase in the ... authors are careful to note that women should not gain weight to try to influence the sex of their baby. ...

Results of national assessment of first responder location systems to be announced Aug. 3

... the position location research, user, and development communities can gain a comprehensive overview of the state of the field and discuss future ... not included. "The real goal of the national assessment was for DHS to gain valuable insight into which technologies and techniques hold the most ...

Nitrogen research shows how some plants invade, take over others

... important new information on how plants can change "nitrogen cycling" to gain nitrogen and how this allows plant species to invade and take over native ... but have been uncertain about which mechanism allows invasive species to gain an advantage. Over seven years' study at the Cedar Creek Ecosystem ...

3 to 6 months to lose weight gained in pregnancy is normal

... analysed recent evidence and new US national guidelines on weight gain in pregnancy, and the message is clear: women who have become overweight ... based on the latest evidence and guidelines about healthy weight gain during pregnancy. The Institute's website, www.informedhealthonline.org , ...

Fatty foods -- not empty stomach -- fire up hunger hormone

... normal mice. "When exposed to certain fatty foods, mice with more GOAT gain more fat," says Tschp. "Mice without GOAT gain less fat since their brain does not receive the 'fats are here, store ...

As good as it gets: Octogenarian muscles don't get stronger with exercise

... the researchers found that the muscles of octogenarian men also failed to gain strength with the exercise program. Together, the studies show that the ... the physiological basis for why the muscles of octogenarians do not gain strength with resistance exercise. His team may be able to build on two ...

News from the February 2009 Journal of the American Dietetic Association

... from 516 print articles in May 2006 to 1,138 in May 2007. Despite this gain in consumer awareness, the study found that only 21 percent of respondents ... Dietary Patterns for African American Men And Women College Weight gain and Behavior Transitions: Male and Female Differences U.S. Adolescents ...

Entrust Announces Financial Results for Fourth-Quarter and Fiscal 2008

... 49 144 371 688 Foreign exchange gain 49 (313) 205 (331) gain on sale of long-term strategic investments - ...

Eating less may not extend life

... Sohal said. "It's as simple as that. And how do you know that? By gain or loss of weight. "The whole thing is very commonsensical." For ... of longevity") found that caloric restriction works best in mice that gain weight rapidly in early adulthood, Sohal said. Studies of caloric ...

Athletes not spared from health risks of metabolic syndrome

... COLUMBUS, Ohio College-age football players who gain weight to add power to their blocks and tackles might also be setting ... these athletes want to be big, but they can't assume all their weight gain is lean mass just because they're lifting weights and taking protein ...

NYU scientists discover dangerous new method for bacterial toxin transfer

... genes to vastly different bacterial species. Microbes have been known to gain antibiotic resistance through the transfer of plasmids, extra-chromosomal ... raising new questions about the ease with which unrelated microbes might gain some of the more notorious S. aureus toxins. Since bacteriophages are ...

Who are you kidding?

... or obese status, these women may be less likely to follow pregnancy weight gain guidelines. Herring said, "As excessive gestational weight gain increases the risk of poor maternal and child outcomes, including higher ...

New tool could unpick complex cancer causes and help sociologists mine Facebook

... An approach called "graphical models" can be used by researchers to gain an understanding of a range of systems with multiple interacting factors. ... of useful anonymised data from social networking sites such as Facebook to gain significant new understandings of large scale interactions and ...

A spoonful of sugar?

... in girls with diabetes who worry that their insulin will cause them to gain weight. In addition to this, there may be other barriers such as ... they are prescribed. "A very important element of the study is to gain views from a number of different perspectives i.e from parents/carers, ...

Synaptics Reports Record Results for First Quarter of Fiscal 2009

... Interest expense (449) (475) gain on settlement of debt - 2,689 ... $13,959 $11,262 Non-GAAP adjustments: gain on settlement of debt, net of tax ...

Army can boost mission success by better managing

... managing environmental issues during deployments, U.S. Army units can gain tactical and strategic advantages that will help in combat and ... of environmental improvements (especially sewage, water and trash) to gain support of the local population. U.S. experience in Iraq suggests that ...

Iowa State wins $18.5M grant to create NSF Center for Biorenewable Chemicals

... biorenewable chemicals. Through international partnerships students will gain experience working in teams with faculty and students from other cultures. They will gain exposure to entrepreneurship and innovation through partnerships with ...

Thumbs up -- a tiny ancestral remnant lends developmental edge to humans

... that the human sequence enhances gene expression in limb and braina gain of function. The next question that they asked was if the human ... human aspects of digit and limb patterning," Rubin said. "We suspect the gain of function in HACNS1 may have influenced the evolution of these or other ...

New master switch found in the brain that regulates appetite and reproduction

... TORC1 looked fine at birth, but at about eight weeks, they began to gain weight and became persistently obese in adulthood, with two to three times ... the normal two, one from each parent), fertility is restored but the mice gain more weight than normal mice. "This suggests that half of the dose of TORC ...

Gene's newly explained effect on height may change tumor disorder treatment

... these mice were significantly smaller than normal and failed to grow and gain weight after birth. Balazs Hegedus, Ph.D., a postdoctoral researcher ... effects on cAMP levels. "What we've learned also may help us gain insight into other disease processes," Gutmann notes. "There are a number ...
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