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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...

TIME

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

In obese patients, 5 percent weight loss has significant health benefits

For obese patients trying to lose weight, the greatest health benefits come from losing just 5% of their body weight,...