Obesity, Diabetes and Cancer

The 2014 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences symposium took place on December 13, 2013, at the University of California, San Francisco. The day featured talks on cancer, genetics, neurobiology and stem cells from the 2013 Life Sciences laureates. UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann also hosted a panel discussion, open to the general public, with the six […]

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The Defense of Body Weight

Although weight loss can usually be achieved by restricting food intake, the majority of dieters regain weight over the long-term. In the hypothalamus, hormonal signals from the gastrointestinal tract, adipose tissue and other peripheral sites are integrated to influence appetite and energy expenditure. Publimed: The defence of body weight: a physiological basis for weight regain […]

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The “Hunger Hormone” Explained

Weight loss can be tough, but maintaining your weight after a diet is even harder. Authority Nutrition: Ghrelin: The “Hunger Hormone” Explained Research shows a large percentage of dieters regain all the weight they lost within just one year (1). Weight re-gain is partially due to your body’s appetite and weight-regulating hormones, which try to […]

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Dr. Jason Fung – ‘The Aetiology of Obesity’

Dr. Jason Fung completed medical school and internal medicine at the University of Toronto before finishing his nephrology fellowship at the University of California, Los Angeles at the Cedars-Sinai hospital. He now has a practice in Ontario, Canada where he uses his Intensive Dietary Management program to help all sorts of patients, but especially those […]

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Energy Metabolism in Brain Cancer

Malignant brain tumors are a significant health problem in children and adults and are often unmanageable. As a metabolic disorder involving the dysregulation of glycolysis and respiration, malignant brain cancer is potentially manageable through changes in metabolic environment. PMC: Targeting energy metabolism in brain cancer: review and hypothesis A radically different approach to brain cancer […]

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High-Fat Dairy Consumption and Cardiovascular Disease

In 11 of 16 studies, high-fat dairy intake was inversely associated with measures of adiposity. Studies examining the relationship between high-fat dairy consumption and metabolic health reported either an inverse or no association. Publimed: The relationship between high-fat dairy consumption and obesity, cardiovascular, and metabolic disease. Studies investigating the connection between high-fat dairy intake and […]

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