News tagged with burns
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) have identified the lynchpin that activates brown fat cells, which burn fat molecules instead of storing them, making them ...
Medical research Oct 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (9) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study has found that protein and not sugar activates the cells responsible for keeping us awake and burning calories. The research, published in the 17 November issue of the scientific ...
Neuroscience Nov 16, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 2 |
Flipping a newly discovered molecular switch in white fat cells enabled mice to eat a high-calorie diet without becoming obese or developing the inflammation that causes insulin resistance, report scientists ...
Medical research Sep 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
A Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine study includes some unexpected findings about the immune systems of smoke-inhalation patients.
Health Jan 13, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (6) | 1 |
The onset of inflammation and infection in a person recovering from a trauma such as a car accident or severe burns can be as deadly as the incident itself. New findings from Princeton University researchers ...
Genetics Sep 13, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(AP) -- A crude new method of making methamphetamine poses a risk even to Americans who never get anywhere near the drug: It is filling hospitals with thousands of uninsured burn patients requiring millions ...
Health Jan 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Not all holiday spice is nice, says toxicologist: Cinnamon, nutmeg and marshmallows abused for cheap thrills
(Medical Xpress)—Watch your kitchen cupboards this season as thrill seekers look to common holiday baking ingredients for a rise – cinnamon, nutmeg and even marshmallows are the primary ingredients in an increasingly ...
Health Dec 19, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
A pioneering method for fighting burn infections in children using viruses which destroy disease-causing bacteria has been awarded new funding.
Medical research Jul 15, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
Pesticides and pollutants are related to an alarming 450 percent increase in the risk of spina bifida and anencephaly in rural China, according to scientists at The University of Texas at Austin and Peking ...
Health Oct 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A technique that delivers highly focused beams of radiation, known as Cyberknife, can relieve the stabbing pain of the facial nerve condition trigeminal neuralgia, indicates a small study published online in the Journal of ...
Neuroscience Jan 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study in the journal Circulation packs a powerful one-two punch in the fight against heart failure. The leading blow: Identification of a unique alliance of proteins that plays a major role in the development of the ...
Cardiology Jun 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Obesity and its associated problems such as diabetes and fatty liver disease are increasingly common global health concerns. A new study by University of Iowa researchers shows that a natural substance found in apple peel ...
Overweight and Obesity Jun 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Dotarem (gadoterate meglumine) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as a contrast agent for use in MRIs of the brain, spine and other parts of the central nervous system.
Medications Mar 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The World Health Organisation said Monday it was "concerned" about an outbreak of a mysterious skin disease in central Vietnam which has killed 19 people, mostly children.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 23, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Activating a specialized type of fat, known as brown adipose tissue, may help combat obesity as well as result in better glucose control for type 2 diabetes, according to new research conducted by scientists at the UC Metabolic ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 11, 2011 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
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