Obesity

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Blocking a Protein in the Liver May Prevent Obesity and Diabetes

Researchers have found that blocking a protein in the liver of mice keeps the animals from getting fat and could prevent related diseases like Type …

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Newly Discovered Gene in Brown Fat May be Crucial for Future Treatment of Obesity

A team of researchers from Denmark, Germany, and Austria has made a groundbreaking discovery in obesity research. They have discovered a new …

Obesity and Diabetes: Why We Should be Worried About the Plastics that Surround Us

By: Bruce Blumberg and Raquel Chamorro-Garcia, University of California, Irvine. Today, nearly 40 percent of U.S. adults and 21 percent of youth are …

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High Rate of Overweight and Obesity in Youth with Type 1 Diabetes

The high rate of overweight and obesity is prevalent in children and adolescents with Type 1 diabetes, emphasizes the need for developing further …

More Protein in Diet May Reduce Fatty Liver Disease and Lower Risk of Diabetes

Increasing the amount of protein in the diet may reduce the liver’s fat content and lower the risk of diabetes in people with non-alcoholic …

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Eating and Sleeping Late Associated with Higher BMI in People with Pre-diabetes

People with prediabetes who go to bed later, eat meals later and are more active and alert later in the day — those who have an “evening …

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Baylor Project: Finding a Way to Uncouple Obesity From Diabetes

About 422 million people around the world, including more than 30 million Americans, have diabetes. Approximately ninety percent of them have Type 2 …

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Kid’s Grip Strength Gives Clues About Future Health, Including Diabetes

A Baylor University study finds measuring hand grip can help identify kids who could benefit from lifestyle changes in order to prevent …

Researchers Identify Potential Target for Developing Obesity and Diabetes

A newly published study by researchers from the University of Colorado School of Medicine has identified a potential therapeutic target for treating …

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Discovery Reveals How Obesity Causes Diabetes

New research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine explains why obesity causes harmful inflammation that can lead to type 2 diabetes and …

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