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Weight stigma: five unspoken truths

Weight stigma – a negative response to someone based on their weight – is the fourth most common form of social discrimination amongst adults – after age, gender and race. It is the only form of discrimination still ...

Oct 11, 2018
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Satiety in 3-D

Many overweight people lack the feeling of being full. It was long thought that this was due to the disrupted transport of the satiety hormone leptin to the brain. That is not the case, as a group of scientists from Helmholtz ...

Oct 11, 2018
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Changes in meal times can reduce body fat

During a 10-week study on 'time-restricted feeding' (a form of intermittent fasting), researchers, led by Dr. Jonathan Johnston, investigated the impact changing meal times had on dietary intake, body composition and blood ...

Oct 03, 2018
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A new mechanism in the control of inflammation

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Mutant cells colonize our tissues over our lifetime

By the time we reach middle age, more than half of the oesophagus in healthy people has been taken over by cells carrying mutations in cancer genes, scientists have uncovered. By studying normal oesophagus tissue, scientists ...

For preterm infants, skin-to-skin contact affects

For premature infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), skin-to-skin contact with parents influences levels of hormones related to mother-infant attachment (oxytocin) and stress (cortisol) - and may increase parents' ...

Bug guts shed light on Central America Chagas disease

In Central America, Chagas disease, or American trypanosomiasis, is spread by the "kissing bug" Triatoma dimidiata. By collecting DNA from the guts of these bugs, researchers reporting in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases ...

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