Childhood obesity has soared in the past 3 decades, meaning more children are at risk of obesity-related illnesses. But is the condition still overlooked? We investigate.
Researchers from Vanderbilt University genetically modified a bacterial strain to produce a compound that was found to reduce obesity and related complications in mice.
A gene chip called NeuroX has helped researchers to identify 24 gene variants - six of which are newly discovered - that increase a person's risk of developing Parkinson's disease.