Psychology & Psychiatry

Mental health tied to weight gain in obese people during pandemic

Weight gain in adults with obesity during the COVID-19 pandemic is associated with higher baseline body mass index deteriorations in mental health, maladaptive eating behaviors, and less physical activity and sleep, according ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Gut molecules may affect fattiness of liver

Sphingolipids—molecules ubiquitous throughout the human body, named after the Egyptian Sphinx for their complexity when scientists discovered them nearly 150 years ago—are not necessarily household conversation topics.

Medical research

Chemical compound promotes healthy aging

A recently discovered chemical compound helped elderly mice with obesity lose fat and weight, add muscle and strength, reduce age-related inflammation and increase physical activity, a new study shows.

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