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.


Poor sleep may undermine people's attempts to keep weight off

New research being presented at this year's European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Maastricht, Netherlands (4-7 May), finds that not getting enough good quality sleep undermines people's attempts to keep weight off after dieting, ...

Medical research

Scientists to trial long-acting injection for high blood pressure

Scientists from Queen Mary University of London and Barts Health NHS Trust are trialing an investigational medication for high blood pressure (hypertension) in a clinical study which will give patients an injection of the ...


How food and diet impact the treatment of disease

Today, the Center for Food As Medicine (famcenter.org) and the Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center (nycfoodpolicy.org) released its groundbreaking, 335 page (with more than 2500 citations), first ever, academic narrative ...

Sleep apnea

Sleep apnea accelerates aging, but treatment may reverse it

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) affects 22 million people in the U.S. and is linked to a higher risk of hypertension, heart attacks, stroke, diabetes and many other chronic conditions. But now researchers from the University ...

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