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PNAS lifts fructose-appetite study embargo early after realizing media had covered presentation months ago
PNAS is lifting the embargo early on the following paper. All other articles are under the scheduled embargo:
Glucose, fructose, and appetite
Fructose may enhance the reward value of high-calorie food and promote eating, compared with glucose, according to a study. Differences in metabolism of fructose and glucose may lead to differential effects on physiological and behavioral responses to food. To assess the different effects of the two sugars on hunger and food cue responses in the brain, Kathleen A. Page and colleagues conducted fMRI scans on 24 people who had been given drinks sweetened with fructose on one day and glucose on another day.
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Is breaking an embargo a symptom of narcissism?
From the top of an email sent at 2:14 p.m Eastern Monday by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) to its media list Monday, 46 minutes before the embargo on the study in question was scheduled to lift: Read the rest of this entry »
The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) lifted the embargo early yesterday on a study of a potential new blood marker for cancer after two newspapers reported on the findings before the scheduled lift time of 3 p.m. Eastern today.
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The top of an email from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences to reporters this morning: Read the rest of this entry »
On Thursday morning, European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) media consultant Emma Mason sent the following message to her press list: Read the rest of this entry »
Although it didn’t lead to an early embargo lift, a university press office and a local news site broke the embargo today on a Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) study of whether the soap ingredient triclosan causes liver damage in mice.
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Cell Press has lifted the embargo on the following press release due to early reporting. The paper is publishing online in the journal Current Biology on Thursday October 30 at 12:00pm NOON EDT.
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