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Blog of Weight Loss & Obesity Research - Archive #0109.
'Baby' fat cells may be key to treating obesity
Immature, or "baby," fat cells lurk in the walls of the blood vessels that nourish fatty tissue, just waiting for excess calories to help them grow into the adult monsters responsible for packing on the extra pounds
Kids with obese friends and family more likely to misperceive weight
Kids and teens surrounded by overweight peers or parents are more likely to be oblivious to their own extra pounds than kids from thin entourages
Johns Hopkins researchers suppress 'hunger hormone'
New minimally invasive method tested in pigs yields result as good as bariatric surgery
Study identifies factors associated with poor weight loss after gastric bypass surgery
Individuals with diabetes and those whose stomach pouches are larger appear less likely to successfully lose weight after gastric bypass surgery
Cortisol and fatty liver: Researchers find cause of severe metabolic disorders
Scientists of the German Cancer Research Center discover how the cortisol receptor can disrupt the lipid metabolism in the liver
Iowa State study finds link between a mother's stress and her child becoming overweight
A mother's stress may contribute to her young children being overweight in low income households with sufficient food
Rhode Island Hospital study finds link between obesity, type 2 diabetes and neurodegeneration
New research finds that obesity and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus can contribute to mild neurodegeneration with features common with Alzheimer's disease -- the first study to show that obesity can cause neurodegeneration
Intellectual work induces excessive calorie intake
A Université Laval research team has demonstrated that intellectual work induces a substantial increase in calorie intake
Obese people with asthma have nearly 5 times greater risk of hospitalization for asthma
A study by Kaiser Permanente found obese people with asthma are 4.6 times more likely to be hospitalized for asthma than non-obese people with asthma.
New study reveals higher protein breakfast may help dieters stay on track
The timing of dietary protein intake affects feelings of fullness throughout the day. When people eat high-quality protein foods for breakfast they have a greater sense of sustained fullness throughout the day compared to when more protein was eaten at lunch or dinner
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