Scarring of fat tissue in obese people can make weight loss more difficult
One year ago - By News Medical
The fat of obese people becomes distressed, scarred and inflamed, which can make weight loss more difficult, research at the University of Exeter has found.
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Scarring Molecule LOX Linked to Unhealthy Fat, BMI and Fat Tissue Function
One year ago - By Medindia Health
A molecule called lysyl oxidase is more prevalent in fat tissue of obese people, the reason being increased inflammation and oxygen deprivation.
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