Obesity

Diabetes, Diet, Featured, Metabolic syndrome, Obesity
Artificial sweeteners shown to alter gut microbiome leading to elevated glycemic response 

A recently published study demonstrates the effect non-nutritive sweeteners have on gut microbiota and glucose intolerance. (Image: Clostridia, Flickr/Argonne National Laboratory) Hyperglycemia, or high blood sugar, is a medical condition

Exercise, Featured, Med Lifestyle, Metabolic syndrome, Obesity, World health
One hour of weekly aerobic exercise associated with 15% reduction in all-cause mortality

A new study has identified the amounts of time spent performing physical activity that are associated with significant reductions in all-cause mortality. A large body of evidence supports the association between

Diabetes, Diet, Featured, Longevity, Metabolic syndrome, Obesity, Pharmaceuticals, World health
Tirzepatide shown to be effective weight loss drug in phase III clinical trial

A clinical trial assessing the efficacy of tirzepatide showed the drug to be effective in significantly reducing body weight in obese patients when compared to patients who received a placebo

Med Lifestyle, Medical News, Metabolic syndrome, Obesity, World health
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease linked to increased risk of dementia

A Swedish research team has found that patients with NAFLD have an associated 44% increased risk of developing vascular dementia. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a condition describing the

Cancer, Diabetes, Diet, Featured, Medical News, Metabolic syndrome, Neuroscience, Obesity, World health
Yale researchers uncover key regulator of weight-gain suggesting a treatment target for metabolic disorders

A Yale research team found that a protein called, augmentor-alpha, is a key regulator of body weight in mice. (Picture: Obese mice (right) and normal-sized mice (left) in a study

Cardiology, Diet, Gastroenterology, Med Lifestyle, Medical News, Metabolic syndrome, Obesity, Pediatrics, World health
Adolescent obesity associated with abnormal heart development

A King’s College research team found abnormal cardiac development associated with childhood obesity. These abnormalities included a tilted left ventricle, an asymmetry commonly associated with aortic stenosis patients. Rising obesity