News tagged with hormone leptin

New drug to tackle fat problems

Medical researchers at the University of Sheffield have defined the structure of a key part of the human obesity receptor- an essential factor in the regulation of body fat- which could help provide new treatments for the ...

Apr 27, 2012
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Another clue to how obesity works

(Medical Xpress) -- The effects of obesity - both on our bodies and on the health budget - are well known, and now, scientists are getting closer to understanding how the disease progresses, providing clues for future treatments.

Oct 14, 2011
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Lose body weight before gaining baby weight

A new University of Illinois study contains a warning for obese women who are planning pregnancies. Even if they eat a healthy diet when they are pregnant, their babies will develop in an unhealthy environment that places ...

Apr 12, 2012
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