Wednesday, June 7, 2023


New clues to genetic causes of high cholesterol

The study demonstrates the importance of ensuring diversity in genetic databases.

Can obesity and stress influence appetite?

It’s all in your head.

Study identifies a link between late-night eating and obesity

Scientists find eating time affects how the body stores fat and regulates appetite hormones.

Air Pollution causes Negative Changes in a Baby’s gut

Exposure to air pollution in infancy affects a child’s developing gut.

Distress before COVID-19 infection raises the chance of long COVID by 45%

Psychological, not physical, factors are linked to long COVID.

Your brain is actively surveying fat, study

Scientists eavesdrop on the communication between fat and the brain.

This drug reduces up to 20% weight in individuals with obesity

About nine out of 10 individuals with obesity lost weight.

Lifelong excess weight almost doubles the risk of womb cancer

This study is the first of its kind to look at the effect of lifelong greater BMI on womb cancer risk.

Study unravels neuronal mechanisms that control food cravings during pregnancy

Persistent cravings have consequences for the offspring.

Increased levels of blood fats more harmful than first thought

Higher blood fats more harmful than first thought.

Study found a biological connection between stress, weight, and social anxiety

Connecting stress, weight, and social anxiety in early adolescence.

Study found a strong connection between COVID-19 mortality risk and obesity

Those from ethnic minorities who have a higher BMI were most at risk of dying from COVID-19.

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