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.

Being overweight or obese 'linked to 10 common cancers'

Posted in Medicine on 15th Aug, 2014
by Alex Muller

The study of five million people is the largest to date to confirm the link.

The Fishy Origins of the Fish Oil Craze

Posted in Science on 5th Aug, 2014
by Alex Muller

A widely cited, foundational study does not say what people say it does.

Clues to curbing obesity found in neuronal 'sweet spot'

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Aug, 2014
by Alex Muller

Preventing weight gain, obesity, and ultimately diabetes could be as simple as keeping a nuclear receptor from being activated in a small part of the brain.

Brain cells can suppress appetite, study in mice shows

Posted in Science on 28th Jul, 2014
by Alex Muller

Scientists have discovered a central hub of brain cells that may put the brakes on a desire to eat.