Overweight & Obesity

Scientists study links between obesity, age and body chemistry

A team of Clemson University scientists is making inroads in understanding the relationship between certain enzymes that are normally produced in the body and their role in regulating obesity and controlling liver diseases.

Diabetes

A drug that does double duty in treating diabetes

Yale researchers have developed an oral medication to treat diabetes that controls insulin levels while simultaneously reversing the inflammatory effects of the disease.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study on PFAs and fatty liver disease: Women more affected than men

Women are affected to a greater degree than men when exposed to PFAs, a group of highly fluorinated chemicals. A study from Örebro University shows how PFAs affect metabolism and lead to liver damage, so-called fatty liver ...

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