Daniela holds a PhD in Clinical Psychology from The University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom, a MSc in Health Psychology and a BSc in Clinical Psychology. Her work has been focused on vulnerability to psychopathology and early identification and intervention in psychosis.
According to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), a two-fold simple approach could be used to prevent teenage obesity and eating disorders. The report “Preventing Obesity and ... Read more
UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers found in a recent study that severely obese women have different brain activity compared to lean women when it comes to responding to food cues without being hungry. The ... Read more
The Treat and Reduce Obesity Act (TROA), which would expand treatment options available to obese and overweight older adults on Medicare, now has 150 supporters among lawmakers in the U.S. House ... Read more
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved the AspireAssist obesity-treatment device, which allows patients to drain part of their stomach contents after each meal, preventing the body from absorbing ... Read more
A National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded study is reporting that proper maternal folate levels during fetal development may protect children from obesity, particularly those born to overweight women. The study, “Association Between Maternal Prepregnancy Body ... Read more
Obesity, insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome are associated with changes to the gut microbiota; however, the mechanism by which modifications to the gut microbiota lead to those disorders had ... Read more
At the annual conference of the European Society of Human Genetics, an international group of researchers presented important findings about the link between obesity and the related diseases it causes. ... Read more