News tagged with fat cells
Related topics: insulin resistance , type 2 diabetes , cell metabolism , fat , stem cells
Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers in men and early treatment is usually very successful. However, like other cancers, obesity increases the risk of aggressive prostate disease. New research, published in BioMed ...
Cancer Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A new review summarizes the ways in which inflammation and altered metabolism are associated with colorectal cancer in obese individuals; the review was published online Sept. 3 in Obesity Re ...
Overweight and Obesity Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Invariant natural killer T-cells (iNKT) are a unique subset of immune cells that are known to influence inflammatory responses. Now, a scientific team led by researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) has ...
Immunology Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Iron overload increases the risk for insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes; however, the exact mechanisms that link the two are unknown.
Medical research Sep 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The injection of a tiny capsule containing heat-generating cells into the abdomens of mice led those animals to burn abdominal fat and initially lose about 20 percent of belly fat after 80 days of treatment.
Medical research Sep 05, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Rats born to mothers fed high-fat diets but who get normal levels of fat in their diets right after birth avoid obesity and its related disorders as adults, according to new Johns Hopkins research.
Overweight and Obesity Aug 30, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers from the University of Bonn and the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry in Martinsried have decoded a signal path that could boost the burning of body fat. Mice that are missing a signal switch called VASP are ...
Medical research Aug 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Stem cells isolated from fat are being considered as an option for treating tissue damage and diseases because of their accessibility and lack of rejection. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Stem Ce ...
Medical research Aug 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The fate of people suffering with obesity or osteoporosis could lie in the hands of Deakin University researchers who are looking into the way fat and bone cells develop, with the assistance of the humble ...
Medical research Aug 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a potential target for treating diabetes and obesity.
Medical research Aug 02, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have isolated a new type of energy-burning fat cell in adult humans which they say may have therapeutic potential for treating obesity.
Medical research Jul 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- The ability to control whether certain stem cells ultimately become bone cells holds great promise for regenerative medicine and potential therapies aimed at treating metabolic bone diseases.
Genetics Jul 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Dietary restriction can slow age-related diseases and extend the lifespan of all species tested to date. Understanding this phenomenon might help people live longer, preferably without having to drastically limit calories. ...
Medical research Jul 03, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (8) | 1 |
Scientists from the Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB) have discovered a new signalling pathway that controls both obesity and atherosclerosis. The team demonstrated, for the first time, that mice deficient in ...
Medical research Jul 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
In the complex chain of molecular events that underlie eating behaviors and body weight, the AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) enzyme has proven to be a critical link.
Medical research Jul 03, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |