The impact of obesity is becoming increasingly important in kidney transplantation

by Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge

A study by the Nephrology and Renal Transplantation research group of IDIBELL and the Bellvitge University Hospital (HUB) highlights the need to raise awareness among both transplant candidates and po...

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Prenatal Exposure to Pesticides Increases the Risk of Obesity in Adolescence

by ISGlobal - Instituto de Salud Global de Barcelona

First study to analyse the long-term effects of persistent organic pollutants on cardiometabolic risk in adolescents

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Nature Metabolism. CNIO researchers discover that a drug already in use in humans corrects obesity in mice, with no side effects

by CNIO - Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas

It has long been known that obesity is an inflammatory disease, i.e. a chronic defensive reaction of the body to stress caused by excess nutrients.

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How does sleep duration affect people with type 2 diabetes mellitus?

by Fundació Clínic per a la Recerca Biomèdica

A study shows that sleep duration in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular mortality. Sleeping less than 5 hours or more than 10 hours a day incre...

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Air Pollution, Green Space and Built Environment Characteristics May Influence Body Mass Index During the First Years of Life

by ISGlobal - Instituto de Salud Global de Barcelona

A new study of almost 80,000 children living in urban areas of Catalonia has, for the first time, analysed the relationship between urban exposures and BMI growth trajectories

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Overweight and obesity are associated with a low sperm quality

by Universitat Rovira i Virgili

Is a systematic review and meta-analysis of all the studies published to date. These results suggest that overweight/obesity prevention should be considered at an early age to avoid deleterious effect...

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Childhood Overweight and Obesity Rates Fall Slightly Overall but Rise Among Disadvantaged Families

by ISGlobal - Instituto de Salud Global de Barcelona

A study of more than one million children in Catalonia examines the time trends and socio-demographic factors associated with this health problem

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New Pre-clinical Data for Endolive

by Natac Group

Pomace Olive Oil Concentrated in Triterpenic Acids Restores Vascular Function, Glucose Tolerance and Obesity Progression in Mice

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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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