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Researchers use fMRI to observe link between neural activity and risk for obesity
NEWS MEDICAL A team of researchers, including senior investigator, Bradley Peterson, MD, director of the Institute for the Developing Mind at Children's Hospital Los... 6 hours
Brain's self-regulation in teens at risk for obesity
SCIENCE DAILY In a small study that scanned the brains of teenagers while exposing them to tempting 'food cues,' researchers report that reduced activity in the brain's 'self-regulation' system may be an important early... 6 hours
Getting fat to 'talk' again could lower blood glucose and weight
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers are exploring a novel approach to treating diabetes: implanting a polymer sponge into fat tissue. Their study has shown that in obese mice with symptoms... 6 hours
Reduced activity in the brain's self-regulation system may be early predictor of obesity
NEWS MEDICAL In a small study that scanned the brains of teenagers while exposing them to tempting "food cues," researchers report that reduced activity... 6 hours
Is childhood obesity a psychological disorder?
SCIENCE DAILY A team of researchers used fMRI to investigate neural responses to food cues in overweight compared with lean adolescents. 7 hours
Medical News Today: Pickwickian syndrome: All you need to know
MNT Pickwickian syndrome is a condition characterized by disordered breathing when sleeping. It is common in people who are obese. Learn about this condition. 4 days
Community health workers lead to better health, lower costs for Medicaid patients
SCIENCE DAILY As politicians struggle to solve the nation's healthcare problems, a new study finds a way to improve health and lower costs among Medicaid and... 4 days
In a nutshell: Walnuts activate brain region involved in appetite control
SCIENCE DAILY Double-blind test bolsters observational data that walnuts promote feelings of fullness. Results provide a quantitative measure for testing other compounds' ability to control appetite, including potential... 5 days
Energy dense foods may increase cancer risk regardless of obesity status
SCIENCE DAILY While there is a proven link between obesity and certain types of cancer, less is known about how the ratio of energy to food weight, otherwise... 5 days
Brain chemical NPGL controls appetite and body fat composition: Beneficial for our ancestors; potential cause of obesity pandemic
SCIENCE DAILY NPGL, a recently discovered protein involved in brain signalling, has been found... 5 days
Medical News Today: Processed foods linked with cancer risk in slim older women
MNT Foods with high energy density, such as processed foods, are linked to a higher risk of obesity-related cancers in older women, regardless... 5 days
Adult-onset obesity is triggered by impaired mitochondrial gene expression
Science Magazine Mitochondrial gene expression is essential for energy production; however, an understanding of how it can influence physiology and metabolism is lacking. Several proteins from the pentatricopeptide repeat (PPR) family are... 6 days
A metabolic treatment for pancreatic cancer?
SCIENCE DAILY Pancreatic cancer is now the third leading cause of cancer mortality. Its incidence is increasing in parallel with the population increase in obesity, and its five-year survival rate still hovers at just 8 to 9 percent. 6 days
Study suggests you cannot be 'fat but fit'
ABC NEWS Researchers argue in a new study it is impossible to be obese and healthy. 6 days
Research suggests novel approach to treating deadly pancreatic cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Pancreatic cancer is now the third leading cause of cancer mortality. Its incidence is increasing in parallel with the population increase in obesity, and its five-year survival rate still hovers... 6 days
Medical News Today: 'Metabolically healthy obese' at twice the risk of heart disease
MNT Being both obese and healthy might be a myth, researchers say, pointing out that all overweight people are at an increased risk... 1 week
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