Latest Pennington Biomedical Research Center Stories

2010-09-25 06:25:00

Walking or riding a bicycle to work, and staying active during the day, could help stave off heart failure, a new Finnish study suggests.

2010-05-05 08:52:52

Type 2 diabetes is a widespread problem for many people these days, and our risk for insulin resistance and diabetes only grows as we age.

2009-11-13 13:28:00

Intends to Continue Society's Contributions to Eradicating Obesity and Helping Those Affected SILVER SPRING, Md., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Obesity Society, the leading professional and scientific organization dedicated to the study of obesity, has named Donna H.

2009-02-03 06:30:00

Clinical evidence supports potential to reduce cravings, hunger levels, appetite, and food intake by as much as 25% PURCHASE, N.Y., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Nutrition 21, Inc.

2009-01-26 11:45:07

Monday, scientists said that obesity can be "caught" as easily as a common cold from other people's coughs, sneezes and dirty hands.

2008-09-23 09:00:15

PURCHASE, N.Y., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nutrition 21, Inc.

2008-09-09 06:00:09

Zafgen Inc., a private venture-backed biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel obesity therapeutics today announced that Thomas Hughes, Ph.D., has been named the company's first chief executive officer. Dr.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).