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Does maternal obesity affect hippocampal-dependent spatial learning and memory retention in offspring?
(University of Waterloo, 2015-10-02)
With a rise in the prevalence of obesity worldwide, behavioural, as well as physiological changes after consumption of a high-fat diet are becoming increasingly recognized. In addition to increased risk of chronic and ...
Does a High-Fat Diet Cause Inflammation in Female Rat Brain?
(University of Waterloo, 2015-08-12)
Obesity results from a disruption of normal energy homeostasis, and leads to a state of chronic low-grade inflammation. Given that inflammatory cytokines can disrupt synaptic activity and that obesity has been shown to ...