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02/05/18 - Research
Obesity and cancer
A review by Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) researchers found that less than one-fifth of participants in cancer-related randomised clinical trials (RCTs) are obese despite the fact...
02/05/18 - Research
Abnormal and healthy obesity
Scientists at Osaka University have reported that by deleting adipose oxidative stress (Fat ROS) decreases lipid accumulation in the liver, clinically improving insulin resistance and inducing...
02/05/18 - Industry
Product approval
Apollo Endosurgery has announced that the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) has approved the Orbera365 Managed Weight Loss System and has issued a Medical Device Marketing Authorization (MDMA) for...
02/05/18 - Research
How leptin works
Neuroscientists at Tufts University School of Medicine have used CRISPR genome editing to identify a neural circuit in the hypothalamus as the primary mechanism in mediating leptin's anti-obesity and...
02/05/18 - Research
Obesity and emergency care
Individuals with obesity use more resources at higher level of emergency care than normal-weight individuals and it increases with severe obesity, according to research published in PlosONE. Although...
19/10/18 - Research
US Latino men and obesity
Moving to the US could be taking a toll on the health of Latino men as a new study from Florida State University reported Latino men who are born or live in the US for more than five years are more...
18/10/18 - Research
3D imaging tracks Leptin
Many overweight people lack the feeling of being full and it was believed that this was due to the disrupted transport of the satiety hormone leptin to the brain. However, a group of scientists from...
17/10/18 - Research
Online obesity
Young children who spent more than half an hour a day online were almost twice as likely to pester their parents for junk food, according to a report published by researchers from the University of...

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