News tagged with fat cells
Related topics: insulin resistance , type 2 diabetes , cell metabolism , fat , stem cells
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 |
Fruit flies on dietary restriction (DR) need to be physically active in order to get the lifespan extending benefits that come from their Spartan diet. If the same axiom holds true in humans, those practicing caloric restriction ...
Medical research Jul 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
- As the world fights obesity at the human level, scientists at the University of Michigan and their colleagues have made a surprising finding at the microscopic level that could help fuel that fight.
Overweight and Obesity Jun 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Buttery shrimp. Fried eggs. Burgers and fries. New research suggests there may be a biological reason why fatty and cholesterol-rich foods are so appealing together.
Medical research Jun 22, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- It might not be the tastiest part of the fruit, but for anyone wanting to look their best this summer they should think about new ways of eating mango.
Medical research Jun 18, 2012 | 4 / 5 (3) | 1 |
UCLA stem cell scientists purified a subset of stem cells found in fat tissue and made from them bone that was formed faster and was of higher quality than bone grown using traditional methods, a finding that may one day ...
Medical research Jun 11, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Breast cancer, a double mastectomy and kidney cancer - in all, nine surgeries in three years - left Kathleen Bindyke feeling like a battered warrior. But she decided to put herself into better shape than when the ordeal began.
Cancer Jun 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Stem cells often used in reconstructive surgery following mastectomies and other cancer-removal treatments may pose a danger: Cornell biomedical scientists have discovered that these cells, ...
Cancer Jun 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists have identified a protein which regulates the activation of brown fat in both the brain and the body's tissues. Their research, which was conducted in mice, was published today, Friday 11 May, in the journal Cell.
Medical research May 10, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Brown seems to be the color of choice when it comes to the types of fat cells in our bodies. Brown fat expends energy, while its counterpart, white fat stores it. The danger in white fat cells, along with the increased risk ...
Medical research May 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (8) | 0 |
Low levels of testosterone in men could increase their risk of developing diabetes, a study suggests.
Medical research May 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Cardiac researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) have found that a certain cellular pathway is linked to obesity-related disorders, like diabetes, heart disease and fatty liver disease.
Medical research Apr 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Biological sciences major Adam Reese may have found the key to keep fat cells from forming.
Medical research Apr 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Coordinating the circadian clock: Researchers find that molecular pair controls time-keeping and fat metabolism
(PhysOrg.com) -- The 24-hour internal clock controls many aspects of human behavior and physiology, including sleep, blood pressure, and metabolism. Disruption in circadian rhythms leads to increased incidence of many diseases, ...
Genetics Apr 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists at the University of Southampton have discovered a new process that controls the ability of arteries to regulate blood pressure.
Cardiology Apr 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |