Weight loss: it’s not magic, it’s math (Links to an external site)

Obesity is a chronic disease affecting more than 40% of American adults. Losing even a little bit of excess weight can have very important clinical benefits, but knowing where to start can be challenging for many people. Washington University weight-loss specialist Samuel Klein, MD shares how the basics of your body’s energy balance – calories […]

Obesity: The Greatest Threat to American Society?

Samuel Klein, MD

On WNYC’s The Takeaway, Samuel Klein, MD, director of the Center for Human Nutrition at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, discusses the science of America’s obesity epidemic.

Washington University needs participants for new Alzheimer’s study (Links to an external site)

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-There is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease. As the search continues, many believe that engaging in in brain stimulating activities like card games, cross word puzzles or learning a new language will slow mental decline.

Now Washington University has another theory to study. “What`s good for the heart is good for the brain.”

Geriatric Specialist, Dr. Ellen Binder visits FOX 2 to put out a request for study participants.