Medical research

'Gut' bacteria may help put a kink in family obesity cycle

Obesity is a global epidemic and the evidence is clear: if a mother is obese or gains too much weight during pregnancy chances are the child will be at higher risk of being obese throughout its life.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New target for treating prediabetes in patients with kidney disease

Insulin resistance, or prediabetes, in individuals with kidney disease may be caused by the progressive retention of certain compounds that are normally excreted by the kidneys in healthy individuals, according to a study ...

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