News tagged with metabolism

MU researcher close to solving problem for cancer patients

Patients with cancer and other long-term debilitating diseases often have additional problems. Many cancer patients, and those with other chronic diseases, can experience a wasting disease, cachexia anorexia, which causes ...

Dec 11, 2013
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New link between obesity and diabetes found

A single overactive enzyme worsens the two core defects of diabetes—impaired insulin sensitivity and overproduction of glucose—suggesting that a drug targeting the enzyme could help correct both at once, according to ...

Nov 21, 2013
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Drug shows early promise in treating seizures

A study out today in the journal Nature Medicine suggests a potential new treatment for the seizures that often plague children with genetic metabolic disorders and individuals undergoing liver failure. The discovery hinges ...

Nov 17, 2013
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