Obesity - 3 News by University of Cambridge
The breakthrough that could lead to new obesity treatments
How a protein could burn off excess calories from fat and sugar
08-Jun-2023 - Researchers at the University of East Anglia and the University of Cambridge have made an important discovery in the race to find treatments for obesity and related diseases, such as diabetes. A new study published is the first to reveal the molecular structure of a protein called ‘Uncoupling ...
Brains of overweight people 'ten years older' than lean counterparts at middle-age
08-Aug-2016 - From middle-age, the brains of obese individuals display differences in white matter similar to those in lean individuals ten years their senior, according to new research led by the University of Cambridge. White matter is the tissue that connects areas of the brain and allows for information to ...
Do high-fat diets make us stupid and lazy?
New research in the FASEB Journal shows that high-fat diets are just as unhealthful in the short term as they are in the long term
13-Aug-2009 - New research published online in The FASEB Journal showed that in less than 10 days of eating a high-fat diet, rats had a decreased ability to exercise and experienced significant short-term memory loss. These results show an important link between what we eat, how we think, and how our bodies ...
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