Professor Dianne Neumark-Sztainer talks about what healthy eating habits are, what parents can do to encourage their kids to have healthy eating habits, and more.
Professor Dianne Neumark-Sztainer co-authored a study that showed adolescents who regulated how much they ate based on feelings of hunger and fullness were found to experience less depressive symptoms, low self-esteem, body dissatisfaction, and other related health issues in adulthood.
PhD student Collin Calvert led a survey of various stakeholders to learn why they think violent encounters between law enforcement and young black men occur in their communities.
The study by researcher Nicole Larson revealed parents who said they experienced moderate to high interference with having family meals also reported lower family meal frequency, greater difficulty scheduling family meals, and more fast-food intake.
Postdoctoral fellow Cynthia Yoon led the study which showed that adolescents who engaged in two or more disordered eating behaviors, such as frequent dieting, had higher BMI levels in adulthood than those who did not use those behaviors.
Associate Professor Jamie Stang co-wrote a commentary calling for the review of the U.S. guidelines to assure they reflect current research and thinking as well as factor in the diversity of women across the country.
Professor Aaron Folsom was honored by the American Heart Association with the opportunity to present the 2019 Ancel Keys Memorial Lecture during the organization’s scientific sessions in November.
PhD student Morgan Wright found that prostate cancer patients with only cats or only dogs scored lower in mental health wellbeing compared to people who didn’t own pets.
Associate Professor Ryan Demmer led a study that identified oral bacteria linked to changes in blood glucose levels.
Research led by Associate Professor Rachel Widome showed nearly 30% of teens studied reported getting less than seven hours of sleep per night.
The study led by researcher Rob Walker also showed that only 8% of men who had a VTE while on testosterone therapy had a clinical diagnosis of having low levels of testosterone in the body.
A study of people age 74-84 by recent graduate Mary Rooney (PhD ’19) found that 2.5% of them had an undiagnosed hearth rhythm problem called atrial fibrillation.