Appetite, energy metabolism and obesity

Obesity and its co-morbidities are a major health problem worldwide. This specialisation will provide you with the knowledge of forefront research in the biology and treatment of obesity and co-morbidities to conduct research activities in the second year of study in the field of Obesity and its co-morbidities. The emphasis will be on how we acquire energy through food; how energy from body stores is used for daily activities; when and how an imbalance between intake and expenditure produces obesity and associated co-morbidities; and the evidence basis for different therapies for the treatment of obesity and co-morbidities.

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