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21/06/18 - Research
SOS study
The majority of people with severe obesity have a lonely and prolonged struggle with their weight, according to the latest paper form the Swedish Obese Subjects (SOS) study, which focused on the...
19/06/18 - Research
Daily fasting
Daily fasting is an effective tool to reduce weight and lower blood pressure, according to a study by University of Illinois at Chicago researchers. The study is the first to examine the effect of...
19/06/18 - Research
Gut microbes, depression and anxiety
Researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center have reported gut microbiome are potential contributors to depression and anxiety. By studying mice that become obese when put on a high-fat diet, the Joslin...
18/06/18 - Research
Obesity rates
Florida's obesity rate may be higher than originally thought according to an analysis of a robust clinical data repository, that shows a rate of 37.1 percent nearly 10 percentage points higher than a...
18/06/18 - Research
Intestine coating pill
Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital have reported a less invasive but equally effective treatment for reversing type 2 diabetes at bariatric, one that can offer the same benefits but that may...
22/06/18 - Research
Plus-size and obesity
The normalisation of 'plus-size' body shapes may be leading to an increasing number of people underestimating their weight and therefore undermining efforts to tackle England's obesity problem. While...
22/06/18 - Research
lincRNA
A large team of researchers from the US and China has succeeded in identifying a number of RNA fragments found in human fat tissue. Interestingly, the researchers also reported that the long...
21/06/18 - Research
Gastric banding
In a presentation at the recent IFSO-EC meeting in Athens, Greece, Professor Jean-Marc Chevallier (l'Hôpital européen Georges-Pompidou, Université Paris 5 à Paris, France) outlined the current status...

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