Obesity

Should obesity be recognized as a disease?

With obesity now affecting almost a third (29%) of the population in England, and expected to rise to 35% by 2030, should we now recognise

Obesity

Ancient survival mechanism may contribute to obesity epidemic

New research on mice suggests that a mechanism that likely evolved to prevent starvation could be contributing to obesity. New research reveals a ‘brake’ mechanism

Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence Memory

At the 2019 Semicon Conference Applied Materials (AMAT) had a day-long seminar focused on technology, particularly memory, for artificial intelligence (AI) applications. In addition to

Drug

Trump’s drug pricing blueprint hits a speed bump

The Trump administration’s efforts to lower drug prices hit two significant hitches last week. On Monday, a federal judge in Washington struck down a rule the Department

Obesity

Hundreds of obese kids getting specialist diabetes care

LONDON: Hundreds of children and young people are receiving specialist treatment for obesity-related Type 2 diabetes, figures show. Some 745 under-25s were treated in paediatric

Intelligence

The Promise And Pitfalls Of Invoice Intelligence

Automated invoice management has opened the door to a new way of thinking about freight payment. Gone are the rows of clerks processing and auditing

Obesity

This is the No. 1 most obese state in America

Obesity is costly — both on an individual and societal level. According to data from the CDC, obesity has risen “significantly” in the past decade.

Obesity

Pro-obesity environment and genes could explain big rise in body weight

Some people are more likely to put on weight than others because of their genes. However, genetic difference does not explain the significant rise in

Drug

Veterans Affairs Approves ‘Ketamine-Like’ Drug Despite Cost, Doctors’ Misgivings: Reports

Robert Wilkie, secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA), speaks during an event supporting veterans and military families in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C.,

Obesity

Obesity: How diet changes the brain and promotes overeating

Scientists have implicated specific neurons in the lateral hypothalamic area, a region involved in survival mechanisms such as food intake, in signaling to the brain