(l-r) Dr. Oksana Degtjarik, Dr. Moran Shalev-Benami and Hadar Israeli

Weizmann (Israel): Uncovering the Secret of the Hunger Switch in the Brain

Being constantly hungry, no matter how much you eat – that’s the daily struggle of people with genetic defects in the brain’s appetite controls,...

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Technion and Haifa U.: You can’t just walk it off

Past research has shown that the built environment can allow for changes in adolescent obesity rates. A new Israeli study shows that this linkage...

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Prof. Amiram Goldblum

Hebrew U.: Treatment for Obesity and Fatty Liver Disease in Reach?

Professor Amiram Goldblum and his team at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Institute for Drug Research have discovered 27 new molecules.  These molecules all...

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Melcap (Israel): a wireless solution to simulate the feeling of satiety

The MelCap innovative system is based on a guided disposable ingestible autonomous wireless stimulating capsule with variable volume positioned in the human Gastrointestinal Tract...

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Dr Omry Koren, Bar-Ilan University

Bar-Ilan University: Commonly-Used Food Additives Shorten the Road to Obesity and Inflammatory Disease

Emulsifiers are the stabilizing chemicals that allow processed foods to maintain their texture and consistency, even if they stay on the supermarket shelf, un-purchased,...

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Obesity: Tel Aviv University research shows fat mass in cells expands with disuse

Over 35 percent of American adults and 17 percent of American children are considered obese, according to the latest survey conducted by the Centers...

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