New research suggests that an enzyme called SNRK suppresses inflammation in obesity-related “white fat” while increasing metabolism in heat-producing “brown fat.”
Researchers have discovered mutations in a gene related to obesity, offering new treatment possibilities in the fight against the global epidemic.
23andMe have announced a large-scale study designed to uncover the genetic reasons why people respond differently to diet and exercise regimes.
Genetic factors could be behind varying responses to diet and may one day hold the key to more precisely shaping nutrition and weight loss information.
A major study has found that people who are overweight cut their lifespan by 2 months for every extra kg they carry, and that education leads to a longer life.
The FDA has recruited nine technology companies to be a part of its pilot program, in a bid to modernise its regulatory framework.
Bacteria that we have in our gut may well play a pivotal role in personalised nutrition and the development of obesity.
Scientists have tapped into the microbiome of elite runners and rowers, and have identified particular bacteria that may aid athletic performance.