Population-level research suggests nearly all of us have something we could work on TORONTO, July 04, 2023 – A new long-term study of population-level data shows that when it comes to health, pretty much everyone could make improvements, plus the relationship with risk factors and mortality changes over time, sometimes in surprising ways. “You can […]
Building blocks of blood vessels found to be associated with inflammation and disease processes in male mice TORONTO, Jan. 9 2022 – A newly published study from York University sheds light on the biological underpinnings in sex differences in obesity-related disease, with researchers observing “striking” differences in the cells that build blood vessels in the […]
Obesity is a significant factor in increasing rates of disease globally with the number of deaths related to a high body mass index (BMI) more than doubled from 1990 to 2017, say York University researchers. In 2017 alone, 2.4 million women and 2.3 million men died worldwide from having a high BMI.
Sugar substitutes may cut calories, but don’t offer health benefits for individuals with obesity: York U study
TORONTO, May 24, 2016 — Artificial sweeteners help individuals with obesity to cut calories and lose weight but may have negative health effects, according to researchers at York University’s Faculty of Health. “Our study shows that individuals with obesity who consume artificial sweeteners, particularly aspartame, may have worse glucose management than those who don’t take […]