Cell Metabolism

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Kids' metabolic health can be improved with exercise during pregnancy

A mechanism has been identified that explains how physical exercise in pregnancy confers metabolic health benefits in offspring. According to researchers, the key lies with a protein called SOD3, vitamin D and adequate exercise, ...

Medical research

Signals from muscle protect from dementia

How do different parts of the body communicate? Scientists at St. Jude are studying how signals sent from skeletal muscle affect the brain.

Diabetes

Discovery of a new drug for diabetic retinopathy

A potentially effective treatment for diabetic retinopathy, a disease that swells and scars the retina, has been developed by an Université de Montréal scientist and investigator at Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital Research ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers discover new pathway for attacking cancer cells

When treating cancer, researchers are always searching for ways to remove cancer cells while minimizing damage to the rest of the body. One possible approach is to find processes unique to cancer cells, and which would allow ...

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