Tag: obesity

It’s OK to indulge once in a while, study suggests: The body adapts to occasional short-term overeating: Body focuses on removing glucose to preserve insulin sensitivity in short-term overeating bout

Overeating has been found to impair blood sugar (glucose) control and insulin levels. A new study suggests that the duration of a bout of overeating can affect how the body adapts glucose and insulin processing when calorie intake increases. The article is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology — Endocrinology and

Cognitive functioning does not predict weight-loss outcome for adolescents: Adolescents with cognitive impairments and intellectual disabilities have similar weight-loss trajectories to peers after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy

Young people with cognitive impairments and developmental disabilities, including Down syndrome, have similar weight-loss trajectories to those with typical cognitive function after bariatric surgery, according to a new study in Pediatrics authored by psychologists at Children’s National Health System. The study is the first to look at post-surgical outcomes for this subgroup of adolescent bariatric

People with obesity often ‘dehumanized,’ study finds

New research, published in Obesity, has found that people with obesity are not only stigmatised, but are blatantly dehumanised. Obesity is now very common in most of developed countries. Around one third of US adults and one quarter of UK adults are now medically defined as having obesity. However, obesity is a complex medical condition

Depression, obesity and pain could be treated by targeting one protein

Depression, obesity and chronic pain could all be treated ‘by blocking the SAME protein’ Scientists blocked protein FKBP51 for the first time without also affecting others Hope will lead to treatment in humans; FKBP51 is also being tested in cancer FKBP51 has many functions from regulating glucose to stress management  e-mail 8 View comments Depression, obesity

A taste for fat may have made us human

Long before human ancestors began hunting large mammals for meat, a fatty diet provided them with the nutrition to develop bigger brains, posits a new paper in Current Anthropology. The paper argues that our early ancestors acquired a taste for fat by eating marrow scavenged from the skeletal remains of large animals that had been

Metabolic research: lack of satiety can lead to morbid Obesity

How misguided saturation of the cranial nerves plunge into a crisis The global Obesity crisis today is at a record high, and rising. Research groups are desperately in search of new insights and therapeutic possibilities of intervention, in order to counteract this development. German Researchers have found a type of switch in the brain, the

Drug shows promise to treat diet-induced osteoarthritis

QUT scientists have found that a drug derived from omega-3 fatty acids can reduce osteoarthritis inflammation that’s been caused by a high-fat diet. The study, published in Nature journal Scientific Reports, is among the first to investigate resolvin D1 (RvD1), which has reported anti-inflammatory properties, as a possible treatment for diet-associated osteoarthritis, which affects knees,

Diet-researchers: plants active ingredient better lose weight.

Help in losing weight: Herbal agent activates satiety center in the brain The majority of people the weight loss a diet is very difficult, because the feeling of Hunger signals, it is essential to eat. Relapses are practically inevitable. Now science has learning to a breakthrough. They discovered a plant-based active ingredient that soothes, apparently,

The study proved that fasting is actually effective!

A fasting study confirms a number of positive effects The largest study of this kind is evidenced by the numerous positive health effects, which can cause the fasting cure. At over 1,400 Participating the health effects of the healing were documented fasting. The Doctors were able to show, that a clinical, almost program is a

That’s why diet coke is not better for your health than normal coke

Who loves Cola, Fanta and Sprite, but on his weight, pays attention, uses mostly sugar-free Alternative. US-experts now warn, however: Even the Light versions could increase the risk for Obesity, Diabetes and other diseases. Sugar-free, low-calorie Soft Drinks are becoming increasingly popular. They call themselves light, zero, diet or sugarfree. Manufacturers advertise that these drinks