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Obesity Research Breakthrough

Reposted from Examiner.com: Most of us have never heard of ghrelin (pronounced GRELL-in). The hormone has made headline news because a study published [this week] has explained how it interacts with FTO (fat mass and obesity-associated protein), the gene that researchers first linked to obesity in 2007. Here’s a closer look at the details of the new discovery. While only […]

July 17th

Obesity Is A Major Environmental Threat, Study Says

  The world population is now approaching 8 billion, all of whom need to eat. However, how much someone eats varies of course, depending to a large degree on mass. New research just published in the journal BMC Public Health “has estimated the total mass of the human population, defined its distribution by region, and […]

June 18th