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New findings suggest a hormone called lipocalin-2, previously found to suppress food intake in mice, may also prevent weight gain in humans.
Ancient parts of the brain may hold secrets that help explain the drive to eat and how eating may affect brain health. Sabrina Diano, the new Institute of Human Nutrition director, is investigating.
Columbia University has presented the 2019 Naomi Berrie Award for Outstanding Achievement in Diabetes Research to Alvin C. Powers, MD.
- November 18, 2013
Columbia has honored Philipp E. Scherer, PhD for helping usher in a new understanding of fat and its role in diabetes and other metabolic diseases.
- November 13, 2013
Stem cells created from the skin of patients with a rare form of diabetes have been used to elucidate an important biochemical pathway for beta-cell failure in diabetes.
- October 24, 2013
Overturning entrenched beliefs about type 2 diabetes, Domenico Accili’s findings may lead to a new approach to treatment.
- October 4, 2013
Remi Creusot has turned to crowdfunding to help make "super-educator" cells that can prevent the progression of type 1 diabetes.
- September 18, 2013
Drs. Rudolph Leibel and Michael Rosenbaum are members of a multi-center collaboration that plans to test competing hypotheses of obesity and weight gain.
- August 23, 2013
If you are one of the estimated 10,000 new college freshmen with type 1 diabetes in the U.S., starting college can be the adjustment of a lifetime.
- August 19, 2013
A new study from the Mailman School of Public Health finds that obesity accounts for 18 percent of American deaths.
- July 19, 2013
Inhibiting a protein in the diabetic liver may be a way to reduce two problems: producing too much glucose and storing too much fat.
- July 3, 2013
Conventional wisdom says obesity is good for bones, but a new study of premenopausal women finds that belly fat is associated with poor bone quality.