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This Is What Weight Loss Does To Your Brain

Posted in Medicine on 30th Aug, 2014
by Alex Muller

New research shows weight loss surgery can reverse the negative effects body fat may have on the brain.

Study suggests probiotics could prevent obesity and insulin resistance

Posted in Science on 27th Jul, 2014
by Alex Muller

A pill that prevents obesity (even with a high-fat diet) could be on the horizon.

Modified Bacteria Enable Weight Loss In Mice

Posted in Medicine on 14th Jul, 2014
by Alex Muller

Mice given genetically-tweaked E. coli in their water gained less weight than controls when placed on a high-fat diet for 8 weeks.

Genetically Altered Bacteria Prevent Mice From Getting Fat

Posted in Medicine on 28th Jun, 2014
by Alex Muller

The microbes appear to live in the gut and prevent obesity for up to four weeks.

Health group calls for 'sugar tax' to cut child obesity

Posted in Business on 22nd Jun, 2014
by Alex Muller

A "sugar tax" should be introduced by the UK government to help curb obesity in childhood, a campaign group says.