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17/07/18 - Research
Type 2 diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a growing concern with almost half a billion people diabetics worldwide diabetics. At least one in three adults will develop diabetes as they age, costing them both quality of life...
17/07/18 - Research
Gene therapy
Researchers from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), led by Professor Fatima Bosch, has managed to cure obesity and type 2 diabetes in mice using gene therapy. A single administration of an...
06/07/18 - Research
NAFLD cost
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) costs the US healthcare system US$32 billion annually, according to a first-of-its-kind study by Intermountain Healthcare researchers on the economic impact...
06/07/18 - Research
T2DM medications
Zafgen has announced positive full results from the its Phase 2 clinical trial of ZGN-1061, designed to demonstrate proof-of-concept efficacy and safety in patients with type 2 diabetes and establish...
09/07/18 - Research
Alzheimer's and obesity
When a high-fat, high-sugar diet that leads to obesity is paired with normal aging, it may contribute to the development of Alzheimer's disease, according to researchers from Brock University in...
17/07/18 - Research
Binge eating
Scientists at Rutgers Brain Health Institute have discovered that a small group of brain cells in the hypothalamus called 'orexin' neurons could be a promising target for medications for controlling...
17/07/18 - Research
Childhood obesity and T2DM
Overweight seven-year olds have a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes as adults, but only if they are still overweight by the time they hit puberty and beyond, according to a study by...
17/07/18 - Research
Health obesity
Researchers at York University's Faculty of Health have found that patients who have metabolic healthy obesity - but no other metabolic risk factors - do not have an increased rate of mortality. The...

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