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fatty liver disease

Study Identifies Gene Expression Patterns Associated with Fatty Liver Disease

A fatty liver disease known as NASH — non-alcoholic steatohepatitis — is the nation’s major cause of chronic liver disease, and is projected to...
liver disease

Gut Bacteria Markers Could Be a ‘Smoking Gun’ for Liver Disease

The findings, published in the journal Nature Medicine, hint at the potential for chemical by-products produced by the microbes living inside us to be used...

Why You Feel Hungrier After You Lose Weight

Obesity continues to be growing problem in the developed world, and Norway, where one in four people is overweight, is no exception.   A recent study...
Longevity Proteinvideo

Secrets of Longevity Protein Revealed in New Study

Named after the Greek goddess who spun the thread of life, Klotho proteins play an important role in the regulation of longevity and metabolism....
sleeping habits

Kids’ Sleeping Habits Disrupted by Sneaky Media Use

Preschoolers who spend more time watching television, playing video games or using computers—especially if they're sneaky at bedtime—get less sleep, say University of Michigan...
obese

Obese Fat Becomes ‘Inflamed’ and Scarred

The fat of obese people becomes distressed, scarred and inflamed, which can make weight loss more difficult, research at the University of Exeter has...
obesity

NFIA Identified as Promising Target for Treating Obesity

University of Tokyo researchers have identified a novel regulator of brown adipose tissue, a heat-producing tissue also known as brown fat. This finding holds...
sleeping

Sleeping for Longer Leads to a Healthier Diet

Sleeping for longer each night is a simple lifestyle intervention that could help reduce intake of sugary foods and lead to a generally healthier...
obesity

Severe Obesity Linked to Newly Identified Gene Mutations

Research into the genetic causes of obesity, and related conditions, could be incredibly valuable in finding ways to treat them. Currently, there are some...
overweight

Overweight Children More Likely to Underestimate Their Size

Estimating your own body size and weight can be difficult. It turns out that this is true not only for adults, but also for...
asthma

Uncovering Asthma’s Genetic Origins

The statistics about asthma are staggering. According to a recent Global Burden of Disease Study, more than 334 million people worldwide may suffer from this...
patch

​New Patch Aims to Turn Energy-Storing Fats into Energy-Burning Fats

A new approach to reducing bulging tummy fats has shown promise in laboratory trials It combines a new way to deliver drugs, via a micro-needle...
asthma

Obesity Can Add Five Weeks of Asthma Symptoms Per Year in...

Asthma affects almost 1 in 10 children in the U.S. and is a leading cause of emergency room visits and hospitalizations in preschoolers. According...
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What a Hungry Fly Can Tell Us About Obesity

Turning various neural circuits on and off in the brain of the vinegar fly could help A*STAR researchers develop new treatments for obesity, diabetes,...
cancers

Diabetes and Obesity Together Responsible for Nearly 800,000 Cancers Worldwide

The study, led by Imperial College London, found that nearly six per cent of new worldwide cancer cases in 2012 were caused by the...
endometrial cancer

Fat Cells a Key Suspect for Endometrial Cancer in Obese Women

Current statistics show that 57% of women who develop endometrial cancer are obese, yet it hasn’t been clear how or why fat cells drive...
diabetes

Diabetes: Immune System Can Regulate Insulin

In their study, the Basel-based researchers focused specifically on recently discovered ILC2 immune cells in the pancreas, where, under diabetic conditions, the protein IL33...
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Pre-Diabetes Discovery Marks Step Towards Precision Medicine

Identification of three molecules that can be used to accurately assess pre-diabetes – a key predictor of conditions such as diabetes and high blood...
obesity

Fat Cell Gene Deficiency Promotes Obesity

Obesity is commonly attributed to eating excess calories we fail to burn. Consequently, overeating and a sedentary lifestyle have long been thought to be...
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Like Father like Child for Weight Gain

It's not only women who should be concerned about the impact of their weight on their children’s health. A*STAR researchers have identified a set...