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Genetic Markers for Anorexia Nervosa

ORI senior scientist Andrew W Bergen, Ph.D., contributed to an international study which identified genetic markers related to metabolism and the eating disorder anorexia nervosa.

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Substance abuse screening, intervention, referral benefits teens

Kaiser Permanente researchers find long-term benefits for patients and health organizations that employ screenings, interventions, and referrals.

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Still healthy after all these years

The benefits of exercise may last longer than many of us might expect.

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Mental and Physical Activity in Middle Age Tied to Lower Dementia Risk

Researchers in Sweden have found that keeping both physically and mentally active during middle age can significantly reduce the risk of developing dementia during old age.

Categories: Research Dissemination

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FDA Restricts Teen Access to Flavored E-Cigs

The agency said it would allow stores to continue selling such flavored products, but only from closed off-areas that would be inaccessible to teenagers. Learn more about ORI's research on e-cigarette

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Mid-Life Chronic Inflammation tied to Dementia

Researchers at Johns Hopkins have added to evidence that chronic inflammation in middle and late age are linked to visible structural changes in brains of people with poor cognition and dementia.

Categories: Research Dissemination

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Some Calories More Harmful Than Others

ORI senior scientist Eric Stice, Ph.D contributed to a position paper in Obesity Reviews warning that sugar-sweetened beverages clearly increase risk for chronic diseases.

Categories: Research Dissemination

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Does Vaping Help or Harm Tobacco Reduction?

ORI scientist Erika Westling, Ph.D., comments on aggressive marketing of e-cigarettes to youth. "A lot of these kids think that it’s just flavored water, so no big deal.”

Categories: Research Dissemination

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Physical Inactivity, Overweight & Obesity in Childhood

Children's own motor competence and their physical self-concept (aka perceived motor competence) play a major part in increasing the amount of time spent on exercise.

Categories: Research Dissemination

Type: News

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Successful Weight Management

Regular eating and having no history of dieting were associated with weight maintenance in young women and men.

Categories: Research Dissemination

Type: News

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