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18/07/17 - Research
Fasting blood sugar
Researchers from the Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, has revealed that fasting blood sugar and/or fasting insulin can be used to select the...
12/07/17 - Research
Mesenteric defect
There is no difference in the health-related quality-of-life (HRQoL) outcomes in patients who received mesenteric defect closure after laparoscopic gastric bypass, compared to those patients who did...
10/07/17 - Research
A team of Cleveland Clinic researchers is leading a first-of-its-kind multi-centre clinical trial to assess the long-term outcomes of bariatric/metabolic surgery compared to medical and lifestyle...
07/07/17 - Research
Smelling food
After UC Berkeley researchers temporarily eliminated the sense of smell in a mouse it remained a normal weight while eating a high-fat diet, while a second mouse that retained its sense of smell...
07/07/17 - Research
Immune cells
Immune cells in the brain trigger overeating and weight gain in response to diets rich in fat, according to a study in mice led by researchers from UC San Francisco and the University of Washington...
17/07/17 - Research
Artificial sweeteners
Artificial sweeteners may be associated with long-term weight gain and increased risk of obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease, according to researchers from the University of...
17/07/17 - Research
SP-A protein
A large, bouquet-shaped molecule called surfactant protein A, or SP-A, may explain why obese asthma patients have harder-to-treat symptoms than their lean and overweight counterparts, according to a...
18/07/17 - Research
Gut bacteria
Chemical signatures from gut bacteria which show up in urine can be used to predict how the body will respond to a 'junk' diet. Scientists have found that certain compounds, produced by microbes in...

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