Medical research

Researchers identify muscle factor that controls fat metabolism

Metabolic diseases, such as obesity and type 2 diabetes, have risen to epidemic proportions in the U.S. and occur in about 30 percent of the population. Skeletal muscle plays a prominent role in controlling the body's glucose ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Online search activity can help predict peaks in COVID-19 cases

Analyzing internet search activity is an established method of tracking and understanding infectious diseases, and is currently used to monitor seasonal flu. The new findings show that online search data can be used with ...

Inflammatory disorders

Scientists switch on tissue repair in inflammatory bowel disease

A method that instructs immune system cells to help repair damaged tissues in the intestine has been developed by researchers at KU Leuven and Seoul National University. This opens the way for more effective treatment of ...

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