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New research finds out how cinnamon may help fight against obesity
NEWS MEDICAL New research from the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute has determined how a common holiday spice--cinnamon--might be enlisted in the fight against obesity. 5 hours
Cinnamon turns up the heat on fat cells
SCIENCE DAILY New research has determined how a common holiday spice -- cinnamon -- might be enlisted in the fight against obesity. 5 hours
Researchers identify three specific molecules that accurately indicate pre-diabetes
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers from the University of Sydney's Charles Perkins Centre have identified three specific molecules that accurately indicate insulin resistance, or pre-diabetes - a major predictor of metabolic syndrome, the collection... 1 day
AAP and The Obesity Society jointly address weight stigma in childhood obesity
NEWS MEDICAL For youth with obesity and their families, weight stigma causes as much harm as obesity itself. It leads to bullying and raises the risk... 2 days
Like a baby: The vicious cycle of childhood obesity and snoring
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists looked at the relationships among maternal snoring, childhood snoring and children's metabolic characteristics -- including body mass index (BMI) and insulin resistance, which reflects future... 4 days
Link between obesity and cancer is not widely recognized
SCIENCE DAILY A new study has shown that the majority of people in the United Kingdom do not understand the connection between weight issues and cancer. Obesity is associated with thirteen types... 4 days
First-graders fitter than expected
SCIENCE DAILY Childhood obesity is often attributed to a lack of exercise. So what about sports among elementary school students? Scientists have pursued this question and collected the results of fitness tests for first-year students over a period of one decade. Their... 4 days
Majority of people do not understand link between obesity and cancer, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL A new study published in the Journal of Public Health has shown that the majority of people in the United Kingdom do... 4 days
Despite ACA cost protections, most adolescents skip regular checkups
NEWS MEDICAL As children move through adolescence, some face health hurdles like obesity, sexually transmitted infections, depression and drug abuse. Regular checkups could help families address such problems, and the Affordable Care... 4 days
BMI not valid measure of obesity in postmenopausal women, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL There is no doubt the prevalence of obesity has increased significantly across all age groups, creating greater health risks. 5 days
Medical News Today: Obesity: Five surprising facts
MNT Obesity rates are on the rise. But did you know that weight gain tends to sneak up, and that our diet influences our children's genes? 5 days
New research shows how a gene can fuel obesity in mice
NEWS MEDICAL Obesity is often attributed to a simple equation: People are eating too much and exercising too little. But evidence is growing that at least some of... 6 days
Does this one gene fuel obesity?
SCIENCE DAILY Variants in a gene called ankyrin-B – carried by millions of Americans – could cause people to put on pounds through no fault of their own, new research demonstrates. 6 days
Energy drink consumption linked to negative health consequences
NEWS MEDICAL A new review of current scientific knowledge on energy drinks finds their advertised short-term benefits can be outweighed by serious health risks -- which include risk-seeking behavior, mental health problems, increased blood... 6 days
Medical News Today: Trauma may lead to weight gain in women
MNT A new study strengthens the link between stress and weight gain, after finding that bad life experiences may raise the risk of obesity in women. 6 days
Trauma may lead to weight gain in women
MNT A new study strengthens the link between stress and weight gain, after finding that bad life experiences may raise the risk of obesity in women. 6 days
Gobbling your food may harm your waistline and heart
SCIENCE DAILY People who eat slowly are less likely to become obese or develop metabolic syndrome, a cluster of heart disease, diabetes and stroke risk factors, according to preliminary research. 6 days
Women who experience stressful events are more likely to be obese, say researchers
NEWS MEDICAL Women who experience stressful events are at an increased likelihood of being obese compared with women who do not experience such events,... 6 days
Medical News Today: There is such a thing as 'fault-free obesity,' after all
MNT New research shows how a genetic mutation may lead to obesity by increasing the size of the body's fat cells and making... 7 days
Stress from Negative Life Events Linked to Obesity in Women
LIVE SCIENCE More stress in a woman's life may widen her waistline, a new study reveals. 1 week
New spin on how 'beige' fat cells burn calories
SCIENCE DAILY It has been known for decades that low temperatures can trigger specialized fat cells to burn energy to produce heat, but in a new study, researchers have discovered a new... 1 week
Gene prompts cells to store fat, fueling obesity
SCIENCE DAILY Obesity is often attributed to a simple equation: people are eating too much and exercising too little. But evidence is growing that at least some weight gain is predetermined. New research suggests... 1 week
For Some, A Bit of Chocolate May Help Lower Risk of Heart Problems
LIVE SCIENCE ANAHEIM, Calif. — Eating chocolate on a regular basis may reduce people's risk of heart problems, particularly among those with obesity, a... 1 week
54% of OECD population overweight, Mexico, USA worst, Italy, Japan and Korea best
NEWS MEDICAL There have been many studies showing the increased risk of mortality and morbidity associated with obesity. Obesity has been known to be... 1 week
This hormone controls how much you eat
MNT New research shows how a hormone controls appetite by activating and deactivating certain neurons. The findings may change how we think about obesity. 1 week
Medical News Today: This hormone controls how much you eat
MNT New research shows how a hormone controls appetite by activating and deactivating certain neurons. The findings may change how we think about obesity. 1 week
Both obese and anorexic women have low levels of 'feel good' neurosteroid
SCIENCE DAILY Women at opposite extremes of the weight spectrum have low levels of the neuroactive steroid allopregnanolone, according to new research. 2 weeks
Researchers find low levels of neuroactive steroid in both obese and anorexic women
NEWS MEDICAL Women at opposite extremes of the weight spectrum have low levels of the neuroactive steroid allopregnanolone, according to new research published in... 2 weeks
Report from groundbreaking 'EndoVators Summit' offers guidance for obesity treatment
SCIENCE DAILY Research breaks new ground in defining the role and value of the latest approaches for obesity management. The paper reports on the scope and impact of the obesity... 2 weeks
Obese older adults who survive heart surgery may live with greater degrees of functional decline
NEWS MEDICAL More than one-third of Americans are considered obese based on their Body Mass Index (BMI). BMI measures the... 2 weeks
Research on reversing negative effects of maternal obesity
SCIENCE DAILY A drug that increases energy metabolism may lead to a new approach to prevent obesity in children born to overweight mothers, researchers have found. 2 weeks
UNSW study examines effect of drug on negative effects of maternal obesity
NEWS MEDICAL A drug that increases energy metabolism may lead to a new approach to prevent obesity in children born to overweight mothers, UNSW Sydney researchers... 2 weeks
Weight bias may hinder bariatric patients from receiving appropriate care
NEWS MEDICAL Health care providers should look beyond body mass index when providing care to patients with obesity, according to an article in AACN Advanced Critical Care. 2 weeks
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