Overweight & Obesity

New study suggests connection between body temperature and obesity

A new study suggests that a biological inability to create sufficient core body heat could be linked to the obesity epidemic. "Evidence of a diurnal thermogenic handicap in obesity" is featured in this year's second issue ...

Medical research

Flame retardants found to cause metabolic, liver problems

Chemicals used as synthetic flame retardants that are found in common household items such as couches, carpet padding, and electronics have been found to cause metabolic and liver problems that can lead to insulin resistance, ...

Overweight & Obesity

Calories in, calories out – obesity and the energy imbalance gap

The prevailing notion about obesity is that if we just work out harder and eat a little bit better, then perhaps the obesity trend will subside in a few years. However, the key to really making a difference is food – the ...

Overweight & Obesity

Surprising new leads uncovered in global obesity epidemic

Researchers have uncovered surprising new leads in the worldwide obesity epidemic by examining the combination of our rapidly changing environment with our overwhelming appetite for protein.

Medical research

Researchers develop novel solutions to fight the obesity gene

Individuals who are genetically predisposed to obesity may soon have a therapeutic solution to combat their condition. A research team led by scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has identified several ...

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