Study finds obesity-related neurodegeneration mimics Alzheimer’s disease

Published: 31 January 2023

Thinning in the right temporo-parietal cortex and left prefrontal cortex were similar in both groups...

How much do obesity and addictions overlap?

Published: 30 October 2019

Food can trigger overconsumption similar to alcohol and drugs, but it is not the whole story...

Four Burning Questions for Professor Emerita Harriet V.Kuhnlein, Commissioner, Lancet Report on Obesity

Published: 11 February 2019

The Lancet commission on Obesity published a report today on the joint pandemics of obesity, undernutrition, and climate change. In the report, the commissioners point to the fact that malnutrition...

Gut hormone increases response to food

Published: 12 December 2018

Ghrelin promotes conditioning to food-related odours...

The link between obesity, the brain, and genetics

Published: 28 August 2018

When it comes to weight gain, the problem may be mostly in our heads, and our genes...

Current nutrition labeling is hard to digest

Published: 20 January 2015

Current government-mandated nutrition labeling is ineffective in improving nutrition, but there is a better system available, according to a study by McGill University researchers published in the...

Dr. Carl Ernst's research featured in the Montreal Gazette

Published: 11 October 2012

Rare genetic mutation linked to psychiatric illnesses, obesity ...

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