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MonthJuly 2016

Physical inactivity cost the world $67 billion in 2013 says first ever estimate.

The pandemic of physical inactivity is associated with a range of chronic diseases and early deaths. Despite the well documented disease burden, the economic burden of physical inactivity remains unquantified … Continue Reading Physical inactivity cost the world $67 billion in 2013 says first ever estimate.

Neuroimaging shows that response to food cues differ in severely obese women.

Understanding the integrative role of the central nervous system in the prevalence of obesity and obesity-related diseases is of great importance.  It has been hypothesized that flexibility of food reward–related … Continue Reading Neuroimaging shows that response to food cues differ in severely obese women.

Identification of a neuroprotector linked to a degenerative neuromuscular disease.

In Kennedy’s disease, the muscle cells and motor neurons, which are also linked to muscle function, are damaged as a result of the accumulation of androgen receptor fibers, a process … Continue Reading Identification of a neuroprotector linked to a degenerative neuromuscular disease.