Recent research may help develop pharmaceuticals that activate “brown fat” — thus making a difference for people suffering from diabetes and obesity.
Do children have more brown fat because they are thin, or are they thin because they have more brown fat?
Studies show that people who live together and/or are related have very similar microbiomes. What does this mean for people who struggle with diabetes?
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.