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Tags Eating disorders/obesity

Tag: eating disorders/obesity

Afraid of food? The answer may be in the basal forebrain

After fasting for 24 hours the typical laboratory mouse spends much time eating. Surprisingly, this is not what Jay M. Patel saw...

Yale-led study reveals biology of leptin, the hunger hormone

New Haven, Conn. -- In a new study, Yale researchers offer insight into leptin, a hormone that plays a key role in appetite, overeating,...

Researchers question implanting IVC filters on prophylactic basis before bariatric surgery

(Philadelphia, PA) - There are currently more than 200,000 bariatric surgeries being performed in the United States each year according to estimates...

Excess weight and body fat cause cardiovascular disease

Excess weight and body fat cause a range of heart and blood vessel diseases, according to the first study to investigate this...

New Cochrane Review assesses evidence on ways to reduce consumption of...

Consumption of sugary drinks is considered to be a key driver behind the global obesity epidemic, and is linked with tooth decay, diabetes and...

Curbing your enthusiasm for overeating

RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- Signals between our gut and brain control how and when we eat food. But how the molecular mechanisms involved in...

Sleeping with artificial light at night associated with weight gain in...

Sleeping with a television or light on in the room may be a risk factor for gaining weight or developing obesity, according...

Body fat distribution linked to higher risk of aggressive prostate cancer

In the first prospective study of directly measured body fat distribution and prostate cancer risk, investigators found that higher levels of abdominal and thigh...

Do policies targeting sugary drinks pay off?

Baltimore (June 9, 2019) - Drinks with added sugar, also known as sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs), are one of the largest sources of...

Combination medication helps patients with type 2 diabetes maintain blood sugar...

For patients with diabetes, bringing down and maintaining lower blood glucose levels is important to minimize the risk of long-term complications such as nerve...