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Serving sorbet before nursing home meals improves food intake, researchers find

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Nursing home residents who have a sorbet appetizer tend to eat more at mealtime and maintain their weight, according to findings from a small study done by researchers at Gonzaga University and the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater.

Study links hormone to asthma-obesity

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Obese people may be prone to asthma because of a hormone called leptin, a new Columbia University study has found.

Appreciation for a pioneer in elder weight theory

Appreciation for a pioneer in elder weight theory

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There's something comforting about an expert on aging living to 89. I'm not saying that gerontologist Reubin Andres had all the answers, or that we should see him as the sole test case of proving his theories. But his longevity helps.