Obstetrics & gynaecology

The ova of obese women have lower levels of omega-3 fatty acids

Researchers from the UPV/EHU, Cruces Hospital, the IVI Clinic Bilbao and Biocruces Bizkaia have discovered that the oocytes—immature ova—from obese and overweight women have lower concentrations of omega-3 fatty acids. ...

Diabetes

Weight loss drug shows positive effect on diabetes

At the 2018 Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes, Brigham and Women's Hospital investigators from the Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) Study Group presented diabetes-related findings from ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

New research shows a snag in leading by your own example

You've heard of practicing what you preach. But what about preaching what you practice? It seems common sense that following this advice would make experts more compelling. However, according to new research from Stanford ...

Diabetes

Diabetes: Immune system can regulate insulin

Inflammation processes are responsible for the failure of insulin production in diabetes patients. The patients' own immune systems can contribute to treatment of this disease: researchers at the University of Basel and University ...

Diabetes

Being overweight linked to longer life in older diabetics

Among older patients with diabetes, those who are overweight or obese may have a lower risk of dying prematurely than their normal weight counterparts. The finding comes from a recent analysis of published studies.

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