Overweight & Obesity

Can I actually target areas to lose fat, like my belly?

Spend some time scrolling social media and you're all-but-guaranteed to see an ad promising to help you with targeted fat loss. These ads promote a concept known as "spot reduction," claiming you can burn fat in a specific ...

Sleep disorders

Letting go of extra weight to control sleeping sickness

A new study led by Luísa Figueiredo, group leader at the Instituto de Medicina Molecular João Lobo Antunes (iMM; Portugal), and published in Nature Microbiology found a new strategy by the host to cope with Trypanosoma ...

Gastroenterology

Two-organ chip developed to answer fatty liver questions

A new chip that holds different cell types in tiny, interconnected chambers could allow scientists to better understand the physiological and disease interactions between organs. The integrated-gut-liver-on-a-chip (iGLC) ...

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