A new brain training game in which players navigate a grocery store, earning rewards for selecting healthy food options, may help to reduce the desire to give into sugar cravings. Participants who had higher initial preferences for sugary foods lost as much as 3.1% body weight following daily gameplay.
Maternal obesity is associated with differences in breast milk composition from that of mothers with a lower BMI. The variations of the metabolites may contribute to a higher risk of childhood obesity in children whose mothers are overweight. The findings point to a potential breast milk dependent mechanism for the mother-child transmission of obesity.
A new Science study sheds light on how the gut microbiota interacts with circadian rhythm to impact metabolism. Researchers say the finding could help explain why those who work night shifts have higher rates of metabolic diseases.
Researchers examine typical eating habits after a night of drinking.
Researchers say schizophrenia should not be considered to be just a disorder of the mind, as schizophrenia can also impact other organs. A new study reveals people with schizophrenia often have an over active immune system and other physical disorders.
Women who suffer from eating disorders from anorexia to obesity have lower levels of allopregnanolone, a progesterone metabolite previously linked to mood disorders, a new study reports.
Researchers say many children, especially girls, aren't taught basic motor skills like throwing or running. The researchers are developing an improved movement curriculum to increase motor skill competence in preschool aged children.
Study adds to a growing body of evidence that chronic low-grade inflammation during pregnancy is linked to an increased risk of childhood neurodevelopmental delays.
Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have zeroed in on a set of neurons in the part of the brain...
Antibacterial cleaning products have the ability to alter the gut microbiome, increasing the risk for obesity in children, researchers report.