Researchers have identified thousands of molecules—produced by “junk” DNA—that are found only in human fat cells and play an important role in how we store and use fat.
Columbia researchers found that a hormone made in bone cells suppressed appetite in mice by turning on neurons linked to appetite control.
Columbia University researchers have discovered an enzyme deficiency in the brain that is linked to Prader-Willi, a rare obesity syndrome.
Karolinska Institute’s Peter Arner wins Naomi Berrie Award for studies on the cellular processes that create and maintain fat tissue in humans.
Columbia researchers are identifying the cellular processes that link obesity to diabetes and ways to interrupt them.
Researchers conducted a systematic review of studies investigating both maternal and infant risk factors for childhood obesity.