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A Molecule to Treat Obesity?
Ashley P. Taylor | Oct 18, 2017
GDF-15 lowers body weight in mice and primates.
Altered Microbiome Contributes to Exaggerated Post-Diet Weight Regain in Mice
Tracy Vence | Nov 24, 2016
Obesity-associated microbiome composition can persist after weight loss, affecting the exchange of metabolites between a mouse and its resident bugs, researchers report.
Hot Off the Presses
Bob Grant | Aug 1, 2016
Idiot Brain, Wild Sex, Why Diets Make Us Fat
The Ethics of Invention
Another Obesity Drug Trial Death
Kerry Grens | Dec 2, 2015
A second patient taking an experimental medication to treat Prader-Willi Syndrome has died of blood clots.
How Gastric Bypass Can Kill Sugar Cravings
Ruth Williams | Nov 19, 2015
A type of bariatric surgery eliminates gut-to-brain signals that trigger sugar highs, a mouse study shows.
Leibel on Diets
Staff | Nov 1, 2015
Columbia University researcher Rudy Leibel discusses a study that found benefit in a high-fat diet.