Psychological side-effects of anti-depressants worse than thought

– While the biological side-effects of antidepressants, such as weight gain and nausea, are well documented, the psychological and interpersonal effects have been largely ignored or denied. They appear to be alarmingly common.” –  suffering from ‘sexual difficulties’ (62%) – ‘feeling emotionally numb’ (60%) – ‘feeling not like myself’ (52%) – ‘reduction in positive feelings’…

Princeton researchers find that high-fructose corn syrup prompts considerably more weight gain

2010 study posted for filing Contact: Kitta MacPherson kittamac@princeton.edu 609-258-5729 Princeton University A sweet problem IMAGE:A Princeton University research team, including (from left) undergraduate Elyse Powell, psychology professor Bart Hoebel, visiting research associate Nicole Avena and graduate student Miriam Bocarsly, has demonstrated that rats with… Click here for more information.  A Princeton University research team…

141st Health Research Report 02 NOV 2012

  Editors Top Five:   1. Study: Flame Retardant ‘Firemaster 550’ Is an Endocrine Disruptor (Major Weight Gain) 2. Feinstein Institute researchers discover that bean used in Chinese food could protect against sepsis 3. Drop in testosterone tied to prostate cancer recurrence 4. Study suggests too much risk associated with SSRI usage and pregnancy 5.…

High Fructose Sets Table For Weight Gain Without Warning: Leptin Resistance

2008 study posted for filing   Common sweetener found in many foods leads to leptin resistance  and exacerbates obesity when paired with high-calorie, high-fat diet   BETHESDA, Md. (Oct. 16, 2008) – Eating too much fructose can induce leptin resistance, a condition that can easily lead to becoming overweight when combined with a high-fat, high-calorie…

Having a tonsillectomy can cause Obesity

Contact: David March dmarch1@jhmi.edu 410-955-1534 Johns Hopkins Medicine Age, not underlying diagnosis, key factor in weight gain in children after tonsillectomy Potentially worrisome weight gains following tonsillectomy occur mostly in children under the age of 6, not in older children, a study by Johns Hopkins experts in otolaryngology- head and neck surgery shows. Sudden increases…

Princeton researchers find that high-fructose corn syrup prompts considerably more weight gain: rats became obese by drinking high-fructose corn syrup, but not by drinking sucrose

Contact: Kitta MacPherson kittamac@princeton.edu 609-258-5729 Princeton  University A sweet problem IMAGE:A Princeton University research team, including (from left) undergraduate Elyse Powell, psychology professor Bart Hoebel, visiting research associate Nicole Avena and graduate student Miriam Bocarsly, has demonstrated that rats with…Click here for more information. A Princeton University research team has demonstrated that all sweeteners are…