UT Health San Antonio scientists tie obesity to Alzheimer’s-related genes

February 22, 2023

Obesity in midlife and in women most closely linked to dementia Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (Feb. 22, 2023) — In a new study, researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) link obesity with 21 Alzheimer’s disease-related genes, providing a potential mechanistic explanation for […]

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Increasing brain protein could be a treatment for obesity

January 20, 2023

Drug target that revs up energy expenditure, reduces appetite identified A drug that promotes energy expenditure in the body while suppressing appetite could be a powerful weight loss therapy. Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, the Second Xiangya Hospital of Central South University-China and Baylor College of Medicine reported […]