By studying “overfed” mice, CUIMC researchers have found evidence for a hormone that helps obese animals return to their normal weight.
A Mailman School of Public Health study finds that low-income individuals would not be disproportionately affected by legislation to restrict consumption of large sugar-sweetened beverages.
Almost half of gastric bypass patients have their diabetes under control one year after surgery, a new study has found.
Will NYC's new "soda ban" reduce obesity? P&S internist Deepu Gowda, MD, MPH – who voted for the "ban" – explains his reasoning.
Columbia University Medical Center researchers have identified a mechanism that can give energy-storing white fat some of the beneficial characteristics of energy-burning brown fat. The findings, based on studies of mice and of human fat tissue, could lead to new strategies for treating obesity and type 2 diabetes. The study was published today in the online edition of the journal Cell.
Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center have identified a brain receptor that appears to play a central role in regulating appetite.