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30/08/19 - Research
Obesity and taste
An animal study by researchers at the Binghamton University, State of University of New York, has shown that obesity is associated with reduced taste responses and perception. The researchers...
28/08/19 - Research
Excess body fat and depression
Carrying ten kilograms of excess body fat increases the risk of depression by seventeen per cent and the more fat, the greater the probability of developing depression, these are the conclusion from...
27/08/19 - Research
Motivation for weight loss
A report by Australia's national science agency, CSIRO, has found that more people are more motivated by improving their health than their appearance, when it comes to weight loss, with two out of...
11/09/19 - Research
Body dissatisfaction
Researchers at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health data have reported that body dissatisfaction begins before adolescence and remains constant at least until age 30 with nearly 95% of...
23/08/19 - Research
Psychiatric medication
Individuals who take anti-depressants and/or anti-psychotics and participate in a weight management programme can lose weight whether or not they take psychiatric medications, according to a study by...
13/12/19 - Community
The International Bariatric Club
The year was 2008 and it was another Wednesday evening monthly ‘Journal Club’ presented by the bariatric surgery fellows of the Cleveland Clinic Ohio. As I listened attentively to the excellent...
12/12/19 - Research
Food impulsivity
Impulsivity or responding without thinking about the consequences of an action, has been linked to excessive food intake, binge eating, weight gain and obesity, along with several psychiatric...
12/12/19 - Research
Stem cells and diabetes
Stem cells could help turn the tide against diabetes, but more research is needed to better control their differentiation and insulin-producing properties, according to investigators from A*STAR's...

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