Tag: obesity

UofL immunologist summarizes functions of protein family associated with obesity SnapShot...

Fatty acid binding proteins (FABPs) serve as a type of chaperone, coordinating the transport of fatty acids and other molecules between cells. Bing Li,...

UofL researchers describe possible mechanism for link between obesity and breast...

It is widely accepted that higher levels of body fat increase the risk of developing breast cancer, as well as other cancers. Based on...

UofL diabetes prevention program earns CDC recognition

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has granted the University of Louisville Physicians Diabetes and Obesity Center full recognition as a certified Diabetes...

Study finds obese workers not being penalized for higher healthcare costs

Employers aren't penalizing obese workers with lower wages, workers who may drive up the company's health insurance premiums. That's the analysis of Conor Lennon,...

UofL researchers earn $16.4 million to explore impact of environment on...

A team of researchers at the University of Louisville has garnered $16.4 million from the National Institutes of Health to explore several angles related...

UofL goes to the fair Variety of health services, information offered...

Health care providers with the University of Louisville will be featured at the Kentucky State Fair, starting today through Aug. 27. All services will...

Standing up to childhood obesity by not sitting as much in...

Changing a classroom from standard desks to standing desks has a significant effect on the body mass index (BMI) percentile of students, according to...

Norton Healthcare grants $1.25 million to University of Louisville for pediatric...

As partners in providing specialized care to the children of Kentucky and Southern Indiana, Norton Healthcare has granted $1.25 million to the University of...