Midnight munchies mangle memory Modern schedules can lead us to eat around the clock so it is important to understand how this could dull some of the functions of the brain. New research in mice shows that clocks in different regions of the brain start working out of step, altering the brain's physiology.
Overweight young people can avoid diabetes risk if they lose weight early enough,Obese young people can still turn their chances of developing life threatening illness around if they change before middle age, says new research. The study looked at the body mass index of people when they were young and compared it to when they were middle aged to see whether it affected their risk of heart attack, stroke or diabetes
New details linking stress, fat metabolism revealed If you're under constant stress and can't lose weight, there might be a protein to blame. Researchers have discovered that chronic stress stimulates production of betatrophin, a protein that then goes on to inhibit an enzyme involved in fat metabolism.High rate of symptoms, hospitalization following gastric bypass surgery for obesity Although the vast majority of patients reported improved well-being after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) surgery, the prevalence of symptoms such as abdominal pain and fatigue were high and nearly one-third of patients were hospitalized