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19/03/18 - Research
Reversal of diabetes
A study presented at ENDO 2018, the Endocrine Society's 100th annual meeting in Chicago, IL, helps to explain changes in the intestines that may be responsible for the reversal of diabetes in people...
19/03/18 - Research
Non-vertebral fractures
Patients undergoing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) surgery may be at greater risk for non-vertebral fracture than those having adjustable gastric banding (AGB), according to a population-based study...
19/03/18 - Research
Low-calorie sweeteners
Consumption of low-calorie sweeteners could promote metabolic syndrome and predispose people to prediabetes and diabetes, particularly in individuals with obesity, according to a study on human fat-...
19/03/18 - Research
Weight loss drugs
The compound semaglutide that mimics a naturally occurring hormone that regulates appetite may help people who have obesity but not diabetes to lose weight, according to a study presented at ENDO...
19/03/18 - Research
Neuropilin1-positive macrophage
Not all inflammation during weight gain is harmful and a type of inflammatory white blood cell called - Neuropilin1-positive macrophage - is critical for preparing fat tissue for healthy weight gain...
22/03/18 - Research
Lack of vitamin D and MetS
There is a strong association between vitamin D deficiency and metabolic syndrome (MetS) in postmenopausal women, according to the results of a study by researchers from Brazil. Investigators at São...
22/03/18 - Research
Visceral fat promotes diabetes
Visceral or abdominal fat - more than any other type of body fat - raises the risk of insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes, according to a study by researchers at the Columbia University Irving...
19/03/18 - Research
Adolescent bariatric surgery
Only a small percentage of US teenagers and young adults with severe obesity undergo bariatric surgery, even though it is broadly considered the most effective long-term weight loss therapy,...

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