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Lean vs. obese adipose tissue cells

Eosinophils are a type of white blood cell that plays many roles in the body, including helping to maintain metabolic homeostasis, the steady state that ensures the body is adequately fueled and waste is eliminated.

Dec 16, 2018
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Parsing diabetic skin infections

People with diabetes are more susceptible to skin infection. According to a new study by C. Henrique Serezani, Ph.D., Stephanie Brandt, Ph.D., and colleagues, this susceptibility might be due to overabundance of a compound ...

Dec 03, 2018
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Green tea and diabetes

Studies investigating the association between tea consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes have had inconsistent findings.

Dec 03, 2018
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Lung cancer survival signal

Small cell lung cancer (SCLC) represents up to 25 percent of lung cancer cell deaths and is associated with early metastasis and poor patient survival. Thus, SCLC is in need of better therapeutics and more efficient targeted ...

Dec 03, 2018
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