Sugar 'not addictive' says Edinburgh University study

Posted in Medicine on 9th Sep, 2014
by Alex Muller

People can become addicted to eating for its own sake but not to consuming specific foods such as those high in sugar or fat, new research suggests.

Artificial sweeteners may lead to potential increased caloric consumption later

Posted in Medicine on 6th Sep, 2014
by Alex Muller

New psychological research provides clues as to why consuming such drinks can actually lead to weight gain.

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.

New diabetes treatment would turn liver cells into insulin producers

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

When pancreatic islet allo-transplantation therapy was first introduced, it provided hope for countless diabetics tired of daily insulin injections.

A laser to measure blood sugar levels without drawing blood

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Aug, 2014
by Alex Muller

Making the technique portable could allow diabetics to check their blood sugar levels without pricking themselves to draw blood.