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New Science Spotlight Articles

Every month, Fred Hutch postdoc writer/editors summarize two papers from each of our scientific divisions to stimulate collaborations across campus
10 NEW September 16, 2019

Fitness trackers don’t improve weight loss, study finds

Participants who added ‘wearables’ to diet and exercise plans actually lost fewer pounds than those who stuck with traditional tactics
Hutch News - September 20, 2016

Weight cycling: New insight on obesity

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center study finds repetitive loss and regain of body weight doesn’t negatively affect person’s long-term ability to battle obesity, a known risk factor for many cancers
Hutch News - August 20, 2012

Successful dieters log calories, avoid skipping meals, eat out less

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center study finds postmenopausal weight loss aided by basic self-monitoring strategies
Hutch News - July 16, 2012

Moderate weight loss reduces levels of breast cancer-linked hormones

Dr. Anne McTiernan finds lifestyle changes lower blood estrogen levels in overweight and obese postmenopausal women, may reduce risk of most common breast cancers
Hutch News - May 29, 2012

Weight loss reduces inflammation related to cancer

Anne McTiernan-led study shows that postmenopausal women who lost at least 5 percent of their body weight reduced inflammation markers related to several cancers
Hutch News - May 07, 2012

Mid-morning snacking may sabotage weight loss efforts

Anne McTiernan-led study findings may not relate to time of day, but to the short interval between breakfast and lunch
Hutch News - November 28, 2011

Mid-morning snacking may sabotage weight-loss efforts

Finding may not relate to time of day, but to the short interval between breakfast and lunch
Releases - November 28, 2011

Large weight loss can mean significant vitamin D gain

Obesity and low vitamin D levels both linked to risk of cancer, other diseases; losing more than 15 percent of body weight lowers risks
Hutch News - May 30, 2011

Diet plus exercise = more weight loss than either method alone

Randomized trial of postmenopausal women found those who combined a low-fat, low-calorie diet with regular aerobic exercise shed nearly 11 percent of their starting weight
Hutch News - April 18, 2011

Weight loss study needs women 50 and over

Vitamin D, Diet and Activity Study provides free gym access, expert nutrition and fitness advice
Hutch News - March 14, 2011

Can Weight Watchers work for you? Find out May 12

Attend the Weight Watchers at Work open house and register for the next 17-week session; friends and family members welcome
Hutch News - May 03, 2010

Video: Study links yoga practice with mindful eating

Kristal study suggests mindful eating can play a key role in long-term weight maintenance
Hutch News - August 03, 2009

Learn how to fight fat and lose (weight)

Attend the Weight Watchers at Work open house Wednesday, June 3; family and friends are welcome
Hutch News - May 25, 2009

The diet and diabetes dilemma

Lesley Tinker's study of the effects of a low-fat diet on diabetes risk is among three reports on diabetes featured in the July 28 Archives of Internal Medicine
Hutch News - July 29, 2008
Last Modified, August 15, 2019