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.

Gold Nanoparticles Melt Your Excess Fat

Posted in Medicine on 19th Jun, 2014
by Alex Muller

Perhaps you'll see the nanotechnology in a cosmetic surgeon's office before you see it at the oncologist's.

EU's top court may define obesity as a disability

Posted in Business on 14th Jun, 2014
by Alex Muller

The EU's top court is considering a test case which could oblige employers to treat obesity as a disability.

A Third of the World is Now Obese or Overweight

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

No country on earth has reduced obesity rates in more than three decades.

People Who Can't Taste Fat More Likely to Gain Weight

Posted in Science on 26th May, 2014
by Alex Muller

In the present study, the team found that people who can't taste fat in food tended to eat more at lunch despite eating a heavy breakfast.