obesity

Obesity linked to 'worse memory'

Posted in Medicine on 27th Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

Tests on 50 people showed being overweight was linked to worse "episodic memory" or the ability to remember past experiences.

Giving up the controller and getting exercise in virtual reality

Posted in Games on 14th Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

Virtual reality could be used to fight obesity and make society healthier.

Obesity Linked With Blood Clots In Juveniles

Posted in Science on 19th Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

Obesity as determined by body mass index was a statistically significant predictor of blood clot formation in juveniles, the study showed.

Using electrical brain stimulation to help patients lose weight

Posted in Science on 5th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

Many factors can cause obesity, including genes, lifestyle and environment. But theres some evidence to suggest that quirks of the brain might be a factor, too.

A new class of anti-obesity compounds with potential anti-diabetic properties

Posted in Science on 25th Sep, 2015
by Alex Muller

Mice with pre-existing obesity lost 20 percent of their body weight and about 50 percent of their fat mass.