Studies show that people who are related and/or live together share large swaths of their microbial populations.
Researchers are trying out genetic manipulation, appetite-curbing drugs, cognitive therapy, electric stimulation of the brain, and more, to combat PWS.
Prof. Liping Zhao isolated a strain of enterobacter cloacae called b29 and introduced it into the bodies of sterile mice. Here’s what happened.
Prof. of Microbiology Liping Zhao investigates the interactions between host genetics, diet and the microbiome, using himself as a subject.
Trillions of microbiota live mostly in the colon and display intriguing connections with obesity or the lack of it.
After the weight loss surgery, even when the patient seems to be doing fine, the psychological benefits may alternately spike, drop or disappear.
Research shows that despite their long-term success with weight loss, the patients’ mental health on average deteriorated past even their pre-surgery level.
Did you know some registered dietitians are financially rewarded by Coke and the American Beverage Association to hype products and ideas via social media?
Of all the childhood obesity epidemic’s aspects, one of the most alarming is the ever-decreasing age of puberty. Worse, each condition exacerbates the other.