Faster Fatteners

When it comes to making fat, not all sugars are created equal. Researchers have shown that fructose creates fat in your body more rapidly than other sugars.

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Belly Fat and Long Life

Can surgically removing belly fat lengthen your life? Researchers working with rats have found that it does.

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Bad Belly Fat

Belly fat may cause blockages in the arteries. The finding could lead to better drugs to protect against heart disease.

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Diabetes Brake

Researchers have discovered how to stop a critical braking mechanism that makes obese people non-responsive to insulin, leading to diabetes. Finding this molecular brake gives hope for a new generation of diabetes drugs.

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Obesity and Infection

Scientists have found yet another reason for you to shed those excess pounds. Researchers working with mice have found that obesity lessens the body’s ability to handle infection.

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