New research has found that the anti-tumor drug camptothecin promotes weight loss in mice by activating a natural hunger-suppressing pathway. Camptothecin has been found to increase a hormone that growth differentiation factor 15, which could help aid weight loss.
A new review has found that weight loss supplements and therapies do not work and are expensive. Researchers looked at 315 studies and found that the participants from 16 studies lost around 11 pounds after using supplements and therapies, which is relatively small.
Researchers of the University College Cork have identified a new bacterial strain called B. Longum APC1472 that can reduce blood sugar levels and the hunger hormone, ghrelin, as well as the stress hormone, cortisol. The study findings could support how probiotic supplements can be useful in treating obesity.
Weight loss surgery, also called bariatric surgery, has been found to cure type 2 diabetes in nearly 57% of patients, according to a new study. The study found that diabetes remission occurred in 57% of patients who underwent gastric bypass surgery, while 22% of those who underwent lab band surgery saw their condition disappeared.
Erica Lugo, The Biggest Loser trainer, has recently revealed that she will be undergoing a surgical procedure later this month to get rid of her loose skin. She said she had been okay with the loose skin after losing 160 lbs. but now she wants to remove it surgically.
Randy Jackson has recently told PEOPLE that he has lost weight in the wake of receiving the diagnosis of type 2 diabetes. He lost approximately 114 pounds by working with fitness experts, nutritionists, and mental health specialists. He underwent gastric bypass surgery in 2003.
New Yorker Amy Edens has proved that you can successfully implement and achieve your New Year’s resolution. She shared her one-year transformation and weight loss journey on Instagram, inspiring people that change is possible and for that, you need to be determined and focused.