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Weight Loss & Obesity Research Blog - Archive #0068.
Fat tissue-derived hormone leptin increases e-cadherin expression, obesity-breast cancer link noted
Being obese increases the risk of breast cancer in post-menopausal women, shortens the time between return of the disease and lowers overall survival rates.
Food cue-related brain activity linked to obesity?
A unique pattern of gene expression observed in rats may be linked to a conditioned desire for food and excessive food intake
TV food adverts increase obese children's appetite by 134 percent
Obese and overweight children increase their food intake by more than 100 percent after watching food advertisements on television
Hot flashes -- Studies explore the role of genes, obesity and alcohol
Three new studies explore the role of genes, obesity and alcohol consumption in contributing to - or lessening - the intensity and frequency of hot flashes in midlife women.
A steady, high-fat diet is bad, but the news gets worse
Researchers have found that people who consume a single, high-fat meal are more prone to suffer the physical consequences of stress than those who eat a low-fat meal.
Doubt cast on routine screening to pick up overweight and obese schoolchildren
Primary schoolchildren should not be routinely screened for obesity and overweight in the absence of effective treatment
Lean for life
Infant formula and other baby foods that provide permanent protection from obesity and diabetes into adulthood could be on shop shelves soon.
Obesity increases workers' compensation costs
Gaining too much weight can be as bad for an employer's bottom line as it is for a person's waistline.
A relative of anti-aging gene Klotho also influences metabolic activity, obesity
A relative of the anti-aging gene Klotho helps activate a hormone that can lower blood glucose levels in fat cells of mice
A woman's age at first menstruation influences risk of obesity for her children
A new study suggests that the age when a woman's periods start may affect her children's growth rate during childhood, final height and risk of obesity in later life.
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