Latest Appetite Stories

2011-01-12 14:46:11

A study by researchers at Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida and Washington University School of Medicine adds a new twist to the body of evidence suggesting human obesity is due in part to genetic factors.

2011-01-12 11:40:23

If you want to lose the pounds you've put on over Christmas, you may be interested in knowing that the hormones related to appetite play an important role in your likelihood of regaining weight after dieting.

2010-12-22 08:00:00

Northwestern Memorial Physicians Group expert offers holiday eating tips CHICAGO, Dec.

2010-12-19 00:26:44

The holidays are supposed to be a time of joy, giving and spending time with family. However, for some, the holiday season is reason for stress, anxiety and dread. These negative ingredients are a recipe for disaster on any weight loss program.

2010-10-27 13:21:40

Scientists have revealed that an anti-obesity drug changes the way the brain responds to appetising, high-calorie foods in obese individuals.

2010-10-18 16:19:03

Research on obesity examining the role of hormones and the autonomic functions of the digestive system was presented at the 75th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American CoIlege of Gastroenterology.

2010-09-21 22:10:34

For advanced activities of our daily life (such as driving a car, or seeing a movie), to be awake is important.

2010-09-10 13:22:02

Many people have experienced the frustration that comes with regaining weight that was lost from dieting.

2010-08-25 10:57:35

There is now another good reason to exercise -- besides burning calories, exercise restores the sensitivity of neurons involved in the control of satiety (feeling full), which in turn contributes to reduced food intake and consequently weight loss.

2010-06-03 08:21:30

A nutrient that’s common to all living things can make hibernating marmots hungry - a breakthrough that could help scientists understand human obesity and eating disorders, according to a new study by a Colorado State University biologist.

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