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16/01/18 - Research
GTF2IRD1 molecule
UC San Francisco researchers have discovered a new biological pathway in fat cells that could explain why some people with obesity are at high risk for metabolic diseases. The new findings,...
16/01/18 - Research
Diet and prostate cancer metastasis
Researchers at the Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have found new insights on the genetic mechanisms that promote metastasis in the mouse model and also implicated the...
17/01/18 - Research
US mortality rates
There has been a reduction in the rate of improvement in American mortality during the last three decades and according to a recent study, the rise in obesity is to blame. The research by Samuel...
15/01/18 - Research
Adipose tissue
Researchers from the University of Exeter, UK, has reported that the fat of people with obesity becomes distressed, scarred and inflamed, which can make weight loss more difficult. An analysis of the...
11/01/18 - Policy
Obesity in the workplace
Effective prevention and treatment steps, including coverage for bariatric surgery when indicated, can help employers to control the health and economic impact of obesity in the workplace, according...
18/01/18 - Research
Weight changes
The human body undergoes dramatic changes during even short periods of weight gain and loss, according to a study led by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. They found that as...
17/01/18 - Research
3D imaging of fat
First of their kind three-dimensional images of fat cells are the latest tactic in the ongoing fight against the global obesity epidemic. Produced by The Rockefeller University's Laboratory of...
17/01/18 - Research
US diabetes rates
Rising obesity rates in several Southern states are leading to a rapid increase in new cases of diabetes among both black and white adults, according to a study by investigators at the University of...

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