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Childhood Obesity

Novel Blood Thinner Therapy Could Reduce Obesity Diseases

Monday, November 6, 2017
James Luyendyk and Anna Kopec

Obesity-related illnesses are a critical health concern in many countries, including the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 36.5 percent of adults in America…

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Fat Cells Outlive Skinny Ones

Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Min-Hao Kuo

Cells with higher fat content outlive lean cells, says a new study from Michigan State University. This study has implications for larger organisms, such as humans, as the…

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Helping Low-Income Teen Moms Avoid Children’s Obesity

Thursday, January 21, 2016
teenage mom with baby

Kami Silk, the associate dean of research for the College of Communication Arts and Sciences at Michigan State University (MSU), is examining the relationship between obesity in infants…

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Nursing Professor Furthers Childhood Obesity Research Thanks to NIH Grant

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Mildred Horodynski, a professor in the College of Nursing, is continuing to expand her research efforts focused on healthy infant feeding and childhood obesity thanks to a more…

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