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31/07/17 - Research
Dulled taste
Researchers at Cornell University have reported that people with a diminished ability to taste food choose sweeter, and likely higher-calorie. food leading them to gain weight. Lead author, Dr Robin...
31/07/17 - Research
Hunger-controlling brain cells
study by researchers at The Rockefeller University suggests that the solution to the obesity epidemic all in our heads. The findings are the latest evidence that eating is a complex biological...
28/07/17 - Research
Childhood environment
People who experience unpredictable childhoods due to issues such as divorce, crime or frequent moves face a higher risk of becoming obese as adults, according to a study by a Florida State...
28/07/17 - Research
Obesity-linked disease
A multi-institutional scientific team led by Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center has discovered a previously unknown molecular link in the body that drives obesity and inflammation. Obesity...
27/07/17 - Research
Delaying bariatric surgery
Obese patients who underwent bariatric surgery were more like to achieve a BMI of <30 one year after surgery if they had a BMI<40 before surgery, according to a study published by JAMA Surgery...
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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