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31/07/17 - Research
Dulled taste
Researchers at Cornell University have reported that people with a diminished ability to taste food choose sweeter, and likely higher-calorie. food leading them to gain weight. Lead author, Dr Robin...
31/07/17 - Research
Hunger-controlling brain cells
study by researchers at The Rockefeller University suggests that the solution to the obesity epidemic all in our heads. The findings are the latest evidence that eating is a complex biological...
28/07/17 - Research
Childhood environment
People who experience unpredictable childhoods due to issues such as divorce, crime or frequent moves face a higher risk of becoming obese as adults, according to a study by a Florida State...
28/07/17 - Research
Obesity-linked disease
A multi-institutional scientific team led by Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center has discovered a previously unknown molecular link in the body that drives obesity and inflammation. Obesity...
27/07/17 - Research
Delaying bariatric surgery
Obese patients who underwent bariatric surgery were more like to achieve a BMI of <30 one year after surgery if they had a BMI<40 before surgery, according to a study published by JAMA Surgery...
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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