Endocrine Society

Diabetes drug may help obese, overweight adults lose weight

The results showed that blood glucose levels of the group that underwent liraglutide prescription dropped to normal and their waist circumference was found to be smaller.

Apr 05, 2016, 22:57 PM IST

Steroid use can turn 'good' fat into 'bad'

The research indicated that prednisolone could be enhancing conversion of energy from a meal into stored "bad" fat while not allowing brown fat to do its work of turning energy into heat.

Apr 04, 2016, 15:22 PM IST

Most of us can't keep weight off for good

Patients who lost more weight early on were more likely to continue to lose weight over time.

Apr 03, 2016, 15:44 PM IST

More the dietary calcium, lower the heart risk

Lead author Sung Hye Kong from Seoul National University Hospital in Seoul, South Korea said that the role of dietary calcium intake in cardiovascular disease, stroke and fracture is controversial.

Apr 03, 2016, 15:29 PM IST

Chemical exposure to foetal mammary gland can up breast cancer risk

The findings of the animal study showed that BPA directly affects the mammary gland of mouse embryos.

Apr 03, 2016, 12:37 PM IST

Sniff your way to `slimmer` you with `love hormone` spray

Results in 10 overweight and obese men suggest that one way oxytocin lowers food intake might be by improving self-control, said co-investigator Franziska Plessow of the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston.

Apr 03, 2016, 11:13 AM IST

Eat breakfast with whey protein to beat diabetes

The team randomly assigned 48 overweight and obese participants with Type 2 diabetes who were, on average, 59 years of age, to one of three diets that contained the same number of calories.

Apr 03, 2016, 10:45 AM IST

Paleo diet can cut your future diabetes, heart risks

Blomquist and her colleagues conducted their 24-month intervention in 70 obese postmenopausal women with normal fasting plasma glucose levels.  

Apr 03, 2016, 10:25 AM IST