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(MedPage Today) -- Obesity mediated the subsequent risk for type 2 diabetes in these individuals
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GenEng News  Aug 3  Comment 
Brown fat, or brown adipose tissue (BAT), is particularly abundant in babies and in small mammals, and plays a key role in generating body heat and burning excess energy. In adults, brown fat activation is linked with lower body weight, and better...
MedPage Today  Aug 2  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- First evidence of obesity's impact on shedding of the virus, not just its severity
GenEng News  Aug 2  Comment 
In addition to obesity's known impact on flu severity—complications including hospitalization and even death—new findings from investigators at the University of Michigan School of Public Health suggest that obesity may play a significant role...
New York Times  Jul 23  Comment 
James Walvin’s “Sugar: The World Corrupted: From Slavery to Obesity” describes the problems with an all-too-familiar commodity.
New York Times  Jul 23  Comment 
Obesity, Type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome, all of which have risen to epidemic levels in recent years, are linked to pancreatic cancer.
FierceBiotech  Jul 19  Comment 
Capsaicin is a natural compound that makes chili peppers spicy. Some of its medical benefits have been known for decades, including its potential to help manage pain. Now scientists believe it may also fight obesity.




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