SDG under the magnifying glass: poverty, hunger, health and well-being | Economy

Although the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are interconnected and mutually impact each other, it is a fact that number 1 (End of poverty) is the inspiration for the 2030 Agenda, and deserves a particular look. (Read: The ABC of the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals) This SDG is related to eradicating extreme […]

Innsbruck researchers: protein controls the feeling of hunger in fruit flies

When fruit flies lack the CHD1 protein, they always feel full and they stop eating. A deficiency in this protein could have a similar effect on humans, believe researchers at the Innsbruck Medical University. Last update on Tuesday, October 12th, 2021, 10:14 am Icon image. © Virvoreanu Laurentiu / Pixabay Innsbruck – Innsbruck researchers working […]

The Pope, to Argentine judges: “There is no democracy with hunger” – News

Pope Francis reiterated before Argentine judges that they should “never” lose sight of the fact that “there is no democracy with hunger, there is no development with poverty and much less justice in inequality.” He encouraged them to “always seek the good of the country”, while he did not hide his concern about “the high […]

North Korea: Kim Jong Un is very emaciated

Seoul / Cologne – The transformation of Kim Jong Un becomes more and more evident. The otherwise overweight ruler of North Korea is hardly recognizable. Weight loss cannot be missed in the latest photos released by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). At a public appointment to honor volunteers, Jong Un made a fit impression […]

research is progressing thanks to the study of the satiety mechanism

Diabetes is a lasting excess of glucose concentration in the blood and can lead to long-term health complications. To better understand the pathology, a team of French researchers has been studying for several years the role of leptin, a hormone involved in the control of appetite which transmits the signal of satiety to the brain. […]