New research reveals how the genes in our brain change with what we eat

by Centre for Genomic Regulation

The study shows that small changes in the expression of many genes correlate with physical and behavioural changes in the mice. This gives clues about how an obesogenic environment can produce behavio...

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The UJI proves the positive effects of a plant hormone to reverse brain damage caused by obesity

by Universitat Jaume I

A research led by lecturer Ana María Sánchez from the Faculty of Health Sciences has analysed how to counteract neuroinflammation caused by high-fat diets and type 2 diabetes

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Researchers from IBUB create a new technique to measure brown adipose tissue activity

by Parc Científic de Barcelona

Experts from the Institute of Biomedicine of Barcelona (IBUB), located at the Barcelona Science Park (PCB) have created a new technique to measure the energy production and use in brown adipose tissue...

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A Nature study reinforces the contribution of S6K1 kinase in obesity and aging

by IBEC - Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya

EPRS phosphorylation mediates S6K1-dependent metabolic responses related to obesity and aging

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Obesity and diabetes has become the most serious public health problems of the XXI century the world

by IRB Lleida. Institut de Recerca Biomèdica

The conference will open with a lecture by the researcher of the Institute Pere Virgili Health Research (IISPV) Sonia Fernandez-veleda, who will speak on the relationship between adipose tissue and im...

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S6K1 phosphorylation, a potential new biomarker and therapeutic target for obesity

by IBEC - Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya

New study uncovers a molecular mechanism by which ribosomal protein S6 kinase 1 (S6K1) regulates early adipogenesis, offering a potential therapeutic avenue for the treatment of obesity.

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World’s obese population hits 640 million, according to a study

by ISGlobal - Instituto de Salud Global de Barcelona

In Spain one in every four adults is currently obese, according to the largest ever study on obesity conducted to date.

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Childhood obesity, rapid growth linked to pregnant moms eating lots of fish

by ISGlobal - Instituto de Salud Global de Barcelona

Eating fish more than three times a week during pregnancy was associated with mothers giving birth to babies at increased risk of rapid growth in infancy and of childhood obesity, according to an arti...

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Los niños obesos o con sobrepeso tienen menos control inhibitorio

by Universitat Rovira i Virgili

Los niños con sobrepeso u obesidad tienen una disminución de la capacidad para movilizar el esfuerzo cognitivo necesario para inhibir respuestas involuntarias y para cambiar entre diferentes operaci...

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Demuestran la acción protectora de una enzima frente a la esteatosis, obesidad y resistencia a la insulina

by Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Investigadores del CSIC, la UAM y el Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas Alberto Sols han demostrado la acción protectora de una enzima frente a la esteatosis, obesidad y resistencia a la insuli...

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Vivir en zonas de elevada altitud disminuye el riesgo de padecer sobrepeso

by CIBERobn- Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red Fisiopatología de la Obesidad y Nutrición

Habitar en altitudes superiores a los 456 metros disminuye un 13% la posibilidad de padecer estas patologías frente a las personas que habitan a una altitud de 124 metros o menos

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