National Cancer Institute NCI Cancer Bulletin: A Trusted Source for Cancer Research News
November 15, 2011 • Volume 8 / Number 22

Special Issue: Cancer and Obesity Research

NCI Information and Resources

NCI Research

National Institutes of Health Initiatives

  • WeCan! (Ways to Enhance Children’s Activity and Nutrition) – A program that provides tools, fun activities, and information to encourage healthy eating and more physical activity among children 8 to 13 years of age
  • NIH Obesity Research – Research areas, funding opportunities, and strategic plan for obesity research
  • The Genes, Environment, and Health Initiative – Research into genetic and environmental factors that may play a role in many conditions, including obesity
  • National Heart Lung and Blood Institute
    • Obesity Research – Information on NHLBI-funded obesity research
    • Aim for a Healthy Weight – A program designed to help people control their weight with tips and tools for healthy eating and exercise
  • National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
    • Obesity research – Resources for researchers and information on funding, research areas, and clinical research
    • Weight-control Information Network – Publications for consumers, health care providers, and community groups; statistics; and other resources

Department of Health and Human Services and Other Federal Initiatives