obesity

A high fat diet leads to overeating because of faulty brain signaling

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Sep, 2015
by Alex Muller

A high fat diet causes people to eat more, which ultimately impairs the ability of obese people to successfully control their caloric intake, lose weight and maintain weight loss.

Weight loss surgery 'cures half of type-2 diabetes cases'

Posted in Medicine on 5th Sep, 2015
by Alex Muller

Weight loss surgery cures half of patients with type-2 diabetes, for at least five years, a study suggests.

A metabolic master switch underlying human obesity

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

Researchers have unveiled a new pathway that controls human metabolism by prompting our adipocytes, or fat cells, to store fat or burn it away.

UK Diabetes cases soar by 60% in past decade

Posted in Medicine on 17th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

More than 3.3 million people have the condition, up from 2.1 million in 2005. The inability to control the level of sugar in the blood can lead to blindness and amputations.

The Cause Of Overeating Might Be A Brain Hormone Deficiency, According To A New Study

Posted in Medicine on 27th Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

GLP-1 peptides let the brain know when we are satisfied and that we should stop eating.