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This hormone may switch off hunger, tackle obesity

In a new study, researchers found that a hormone that can suppress food intake and increase the feeling of fullness has shown similar results...

This number is a more powerful predictor for diabetes than genetics

In 2019, approximately 463 million people worldwide had diabetes, of which the vast majority (around 90%) was type 2 diabetes. Diabetes doubles the risk of...

Age is no barrier to successful weight loss, study shows

In a new study, researchers found that obese patients over the age of 60 can lose an equivalent amount of weight as younger people...

High-protein diet replacements may effectively help you lose weight

In a new study, researchers found that high-protein total diet replacements may be a promising nutritional strategy to combat rising rates of obesity. The research...

COVID-19 patients of all ages with obesity face higher risk of complications, death

People with obesity – regardless of age – are more likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19 and have higher risks for complications and death,...

No strong evidence backing herbal medicines for weight loss

In a new study, researchers have conducted the first global review of herbal medicines for weight loss in 19 years, finding insufficient evidence to...

This study shows the cause of high COVID-19 death risk in obese people

Adipose tissue, or fat, is an active metabolic organ with a role in many processes, including immunity and inflammation. In people with a healthy...

Just a few kilograms weight loss could reduce diabetes risk by nearly 50%

In a new study, researchers found that providing support to help people with prediabetes make small changes to their lifestyle, diet and physical activity...

Calories by the clock? Squeezing most of your calories in early doesn’t affect weight...

In a new study, researchers found restricting meals to early in the day did not affect weight among overweight adults with prediabetes or diabetes. The...

All weight loss isn’t equal for reducing heart failure risk, study shows

In a new study, researchers found reducing the level of body fat and waist size are linked to a lower risk of heart failure...