What we think we know about metabolism might be wrong

Controlling for factors like body size and muscle mass, researchers found that there are basically four phases of metabolic rates,...

New York Times

Obesity doesn’t always mean ill health. Here’s what scientists are learning

Rethinking medical care: Dr. Samuel Klein and collaborators seek to understand how and why some obese individuals are able to...

Science Magazine

Clinically relevant effects of anti-aging compound NMN found in people

In the first clinical trial of nicotinamide mononucleotide, School of Medicine researchers have found that the compound previously demonstrated to...


Significant weight loss has same metabolic effects on diabetics from surgery or diet alone

Study finds that metabolic benefits of weight loss in severely obese people are the same whether they lose excess pounds...

US News & World Report, New England Journal of Medicine

Can testosterone plus exercise improve healing after hip fracture?

Women recovering from hip fractures sought for multicenter study.

School of Medicine news release, The Source

Obesity: The Greatest Threat to American Society?

On WNYC’s The Takeaway, Dr. Samuel Klein, director of the Center for Human Nutrition at Washington University School of Medicine...

Washington University needs participants for new Alzheimer’s study

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-There is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease. As the search continues, many believe that engaging in in...

Fox 2 News

It’s time to rethink high-protein diets for weight loss

In a small study, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis followed 34 postmenopausal women with obesity...


High-protein diet curbs metabolic benefits of weight loss

Insulin sensitivity unimproved in obese women who lose weight but consume excess protein, shows study led by Bettina Mittendorfer, PhD

St. Louis at center of a multi-front fight against obesity

In St. Louis, MO, the obesity epidemic is being fought on many levels. Dr. Samuel Klein and colleagues at Washington...

St. Louis Post-Dispatch