Obesity (20 News)

Identifying Gene Responsible for Obesity and Fat Metabolism

Apr 20, 2017 7:00 pm
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Researchers have hypothesized that migrations into higher, colder latitudes may lead to the evolution of fast-burning metabolisms that keep cells warm...

A New Salvation to Reduce Obesity

Apr 16, 2017 9:00 am
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A new study finds that a noninvasive electromagnetic brain stimulation technique helps obese people lose weight, partly by changing the composition of...

Approaching Obesity From a Aenetic Aspect.

Apr 12, 2017 11:00 am
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A new study led by researchers from McMaster University has shown that, while relatively rare in the general population, there are a large number of v...

what's the relationship between brain tumors and body fat index?

Apr 2, 2017 1:00 pm
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McMaster University researchers have discovered that while survivors of childhood brain tumours have a similar Body Mass Index (BMI) to healthy childr...

How Obesity Drives Immunity Out of Control

Mar 30, 2017 9:00 am
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A specific type of immune cells take charge of defending fat tissue from microbes and maintaining homeostatic tissue remodeling, making sure there is ...

New Link Between Immunity and Diabetes

Mar 28, 2017 11:00 am
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Immune cells which are reduced in number by obesity could be a new target to treat diseases such as type 2 diabetes and hypertension that affect ov...

A Phytochemical In Broccoli Sprouts Ameliorates Obesity And Insulin Resistance

Mar 12, 2017 2:00 pm
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Sulforaphane*1, a phytochemical contained in broccoli sprouts at relatively high concentrations, has been known to exert effects of cancer prevention ...

Discovering How Obesity Stops Guardian Immune Cells

Mar 11, 2017 1:00 pm
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Scientists have uncovered the physiological mechanics underlying inflammation and obesity by tracking the actions of ‘guardian immune cells&rsqu...

How Serotonin Affects Fat Burning

Mar 2, 2017 5:00 pm
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A research team led by Scripps Research Institute scientist Dr. Supriya Srinivasan has identified a brain hormone that appears to trigger fat burning ...

Effect of Obesity on Muscle Epigenome

Mar 2, 2017 1:00 pm
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A modification to DNA called methylation has been connected to obesity. It is known that many changes are made to genes throughout life, called epigen...

Role of Exosomes from Fat Cells in Preventing Diabetes

Feb 22, 2017 11:00 am
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Losing weight appears to reset the chemical messages that fat cells send to other parts of the body that otherwise would encourage the development of ...

Why Binge Drinking Cause Binge Eating

Jan 25, 2017 12:00 pm
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A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in the U.K. has found what they believe is the reason why consumption of alcohol leads to h...

Study: Impulsivity May Weigh Down Some People

Jan 23, 2017 2:00 pm
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Researchers at the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas have found a link between having an impulsive personality and a high bo...

Children With Asthma are More Likely to Become Obese

Jan 23, 2017 8:00 am
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New USC research finds that children with asthma were 51 percent more likely to become obese over the next decade compared to kids who did not have as...

Children Gain More Weight When Parents See Them as 'Overweight'

Jan 16, 2017 2:00 pm
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Children whose parents considered them to be 'overweight' tended to gain more weight over the following decade compared with children whose pa...

Inactivity in Obese Mice Linked to a Decreased Motivation to Move

Jan 1, 2017 8:00 am
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Starting a regular program at the gym is a common New Year's resolution, but it's one that most people are unable to stick with for very long....

Obesity-Associated Protein Could Be Linked to Leukemia Development

Dec 25, 2016 9:00 am
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Cancer researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine have found an obesity-associated protein's role in leukemia developmen...

Night Exercise and Fasting MayHelp Losing Body Fat

Dec 24, 2016 3:26 pm
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Making muscles burn more fat and less glucose can increase exercise endurance, but could simultaneously cause diabetes, says a team of scientists from...

Being Overweight affects DNA methylation Patterns

Dec 24, 2016 11:25 am
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The extra pounds you gain during the holidays will not only show up on your hips but will also affect your DNA. This is the result of a large-scale in...

Whole-Fat Milk Consumption Associated With Leaner Children

Dec 21, 2016 9:41 am
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Children who drink whole milk are leaner and have higher vitamin D levels than those who drink low-fat or skim milk, new research suggests. Children ...