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Is it possible that fetal exposure to chemicals contained in everyday household objects such as carpets, paints, or cookware could be responsible for causing obesity in children and adults? It’s a question that scientists have been asking for a...
MedPage Today  Aug 10  Comment 
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New York Times  Aug 8  Comment 
Ms. Cook, a Tony Award-winning leading lady in Broadway musicals of the 1950s and ’60s, grappled with alcoholism and obesity before reinventing herself.
GenEng News  Aug 3  Comment 
Genetically engineered skin cells grafted onto mice can treat the animals’ diabetes and obesity, according to new research published August 2, 2017 in Cell Stem Cell . Researchers edited skin stem cells from newborn mice using CRISPR -based...
FierceBiotech  Aug 3  Comment 
Harvard University researchers have unraveled a metabolic process—and the enzyme responsible for it—that protects cells from harmful fats. The discovery could lead to improved treatments for obesity and related diseases.
Forbes  Jul 31  Comment 
With weight gain and obesity unchecked in this country despite a growing passion for diet and exercise, weight loss programs are expanding menus, customer service and customized options. That's paying off for leaders Weight Watchers and Nutrisystem.
GenEng News  Jul 31  Comment 
Researchers at The Rockefeller University report that two populations of cells in the brain may be responsible for regulating appetite. They published their findings (“Identification of a Brainstem Circuit Controlling Feeding”) in Cell . ...
GenEng News  Jul 24  Comment 
Mothers who eat a high-fat diet during pregnancy could be harming the development of their childrens’ brains and their early mental health, according to new research in nonhuman primates. Prior epidemiological studies in humans have linked...




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