Tag Archives: Obesity

Technical University of Munich: Mice without gastrointestinal microbiota grow obese when fed with dietary fat from plant sources

Study investigates interaction between dietary fat and gastrointestinal microbiota MUNICH, 24-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Gut bacteria play a little-understood role in the body’s energy balance, which is influenced by diet. However, the crucial nutritional components are unknown. A team at the … Read the full press release

AstraZeneca/ Karolinska Institutet research points to novel targets for next generation medicines for type 2 diabetes, obesity and other metabolic disorders

STOCKHOLM, 27-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — New understanding of how hormone-producing cells in the pancreas decode their genetic instructions is pointing to novel targets for next generation medicines for type 2 diabetes, obesity and other metabolic disorders. A large scale analysis of … Read the full press release

University of Birmingham research shows that children of migrants to Chinese cities have lower rates of obesity

BIRMINGHAM, 14-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers at the University of Birmingham have found that the children of migrants to Chinese cities have lower rates of obesity than youngsters in more affluent established urban families. Large-scale migration sees millions of Chinese families … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool study recommends investing in dog owner education and facilities to target physical inactivity and obesity

LIVERPOOL, 27-8-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — A study from the University of Liverpool has recommended investing in dog owner education and facilities as a strategy to target physical inactivity and problems such as obesity in both people and their pets. In a review … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool research demonstrates the effectiveness of fibre-based dietary ingredient that makes people feel less hungry and consume less food

LIVERPOOL, 27-8-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Scientists from the University of Liverpool have demonstrated the effectiveness of a fibre-based dietary ingredient that makes people feel less hungry and consume less food. Hunger is a major barrier to successful weight control and consumers need … Read the full press release

Trinity College Dublin led study shows high rates of Cardiovascular Disease, Arthritis and Obesity among older people in Ireland

Second Major Report by the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) Published Dublin, Ireland, 31-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Key findings demonstrate serious health challenges faced by older adults in Ireland such as obesity, cardiovascular disease, arthritis and problematic drinking. The over 50s … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool: fish oils could minimise effects junk food can have on the brain

21-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Data from more than 180 research papers suggests fish oils could minimise the effects that junk food can have on the brain, a review by researchers at the University of Liverpool has shown. The team at the … Read the full press release