Modified Bacteria Enable Weight Loss In Mice

Posted in Medicine on 14th Jul, 2014
by Alex Muller

Mice given genetically-tweaked E. coli in their water gained less weight than controls when placed on a high-fat diet for 8 weeks.

More weight loss operations for diabetes

Posted in Medicine on 12th Jul, 2014
by Alex Muller

An expansion of weight loss surgery in England is being proposed to tackle an epidemic of type 2 diabetes.

Sugar May Harm Brain Health

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

High levels of blood glucose are linked to memory impairments.

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.

Wireless glucose monitoring via and iphone app that is automatically updated every 5 minutes

Posted in Medicine on 20th Jun, 2014
by Alex Muller

A bionic pancreas has been developed and it offers hope of a normal life to people with type 1 diabetes.