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What you eat, not your genes, determines sensitivity to fat

A taste for fat is not driven by genetics, rather it’s all down to diet, a new Deakin University study […]

The end of yo-yo dieting?

Scientists have discovered a molecular switch in the brain that regulates fat burning – and could provide a way to […]

Genetic correlation found between abdominal fat and cardiovascular disease

UWA researcher Dr Gemma Cadby and colleagues at UWA and Curtin have shown for the first time that genes known […]

Brain ‘switch’ tells body to burn fat after a meal

Scientists at Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute have found a mechanism by which the brain coordinates feeding with energy expenditure, […]

High-fat, high-carb diet a cause of osteoarthritis

Saturated fat is a prime suspect in the onset of osteoarthritis after QUT scientists found it changed the composition of […]

Heart Fat Associated with Higher Risk of Heart Disease in Postmenopausal Women

A higher volume of a certain type of fat that surrounds the heart is significantly associated with a higher risk […]

Pneumococcal vaccine’s impact on heart health

We are seeking those who are at risk of, but have not had, a heart attack or stroke. Canberrans are […]

‘Healthy bodies’ best for men, but for women, thin is beautiful

A new study from Macquarie University being published in PLOS ONE has found that both genders consider an unhealthily low […]