Obesity. Latest news

Obesity 

  1. Scientists discover common obesity and diabetes drug reduces rise in brain pressure

    Medicalxpress.com - Medecine 08.23 / 18:15 medicalxpress.com
    Research led by the University of Birmingham, published today in Science Translational Medicine, has discovered that a drug commonly used to treat patients with either obesity or Type II diabetes could be used as a novel new way to lower brain…
  2. Psychotic Disorders and Obesity: New Report Shows Big Waistlines Are to Blame

    Newswise.com - Lifestyle 08.23 / 14:15 newswise.com
    A number of factors, including obesity, shorten the lifespan for those with schizophrenia by 20 years and by 10 years for those with bipolar disorder, compared to the general population. In the first study to compare long-term weight gain across psychotic disorders, researchers show that expanding waistlines and the way body fat is distributed are largely to…
  3. Obese woman loses 5st – you won't believe what she looks like now

    DailyStar-Diet 08.23 / 10:08 dailystar.co.uk
    DESTINY GONZALEZ lost an impressive 5.3st in just 11…
  4. Chemicals found in cereal is making us obese: Study

    You may want to rethink having that bowl of corn flakes for…
  5. Rotating shifts could put you at a higher risk for obesity: report

    Globalnews.ca - Health 08.22 / 18:45 globalnews.ca
    According to Dr. Anne Grundy, there are two theories for why shift workers may struggle more with their…
  6. Hypertension, obesity contributing factors in maternal deaths in WA

    Nbcrightnow.com - Tri-cities 08.22 / 18:31 nbcrightnow.com
    Department of Health issued its 2014-2015 Maternal Mortality Review Report on maternal deaths today, and obesity and hypertension were common factors in pregnancy-related maternal…
  7. Tech Tackles Childhood Obesity With Sqord

    Takepart.com - Food 08.22 / 17:42 takepart.com
    This incentive-filled activity pod’s greatest reward is good h…
  8. Is childhood obesity a psychological disorder?

    Sciencecodex.com - Science 08.22 / 16:44 sciencecodex.com
    A team of researchers, including senior investigator, Bradley Peterson, MD, director of the Institute for the Developing Mind at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, used fMRI to investigate neural responses to food cues in overweight compared with lean adolescents. The team observed that food stimuli activated regions of the brain associated with reward and emotion in all groups. However, adolescents at an increasing risk for obesity had progressively less neural activity in circuits of the…
  9. Researchers use fMRI to observe link between neural activity and risk for obesity

    News-medical.net -Health 08.22 / 14:59 www.news-medical.net
    A team of researchers, including senior investigator, Bradley Peterson, MD, director of the Institute for the Developing Mind at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, used fMRI to investigate neural responses to food cues in overweight compared with lean…
  10. Reduced activity in the brain's self-regulation system may be early predictor of obesity

    News-medical.net -Health 08.22 / 14:59 www.news-medical.net
    In a small study that scanned the brains of teenagers while exposing them to tempting "food cues," researchers report that reduced activity in the brain's "self-regulation" system may be an important early predictor of adult…
  11. Brain's Self-Regulation in Teens at Risk for Obesity

    Newswise.com - Medecine 08.22 / 13:11 newswise.com
    Study uses fMRI brain scans to document relationship between neural activity and risk for…