Medical research

Hamsters may hold the clue to beating obesity

The global obesity crisis shows no signs of abating, and we urgently need new ways to tackle it. Consuming fewer calories and burning more energy through physical activity is a proven way to lose weight, but it's clearly ...

Medical research

Scientists reveal new insight into tackling obesity

Obesity has become one of the most significant challenges to human health. But now scientists at the University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute have discovered a tiny group of brain cells that could be harnessed to tackle obesity ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Scientist explores the nexus between appetite and psychology

Rachel Herz, an adjunct assistant professor in Brown's Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, arrives at an East Greenwich, Rhode Island, café feeling stressed. She'd lost a document when her computer crashed and she ...

Health

Can a Kim Kardashian lollipop help you lose weight?

Kim Kardashian West has been heavily criticised for promoting "appetite suppresant" lollipops on her Instagram account. Despite the criticism, more than a million people have liked her post, showing the extent of her influence, ...

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