Health

High-fat, high-sugar diet may impair future fertility in females

The differences in the way males and females respond to a high-fat, high-sugar diet may include impairment of female fertility, new research suggests. The findings will be presented today at the American Physiological Society's ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Anti-stress compound reduces obesity and diabetes

For the first time, scientists from the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Munich could prove that a stress protein found in muscle has a diabetes promoting effect. This finding could pave the way to a completely new treatment ...

Diabetes

Hypothalamic Lin28a shows role in glucose homeostasis

(HealthDay)—An experimental study supports a TANK-binding kinase 1 (TBK-1)-dependent role for Lin28a in the hypothalamic ventromedial nucleus in glucose homeostasis. The study was published online May 26 in Diabetes.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tamoxifen protects against obesity-related metabolic disorders

Tamoxifen, a selective estrogen receptor modulator, is the gold standard for endocrine treatment of estrogen-receptor positive breast cancer. Tamoxifen is also known to have metabolic effects. A new study in The American ...

Inflammatory disorders

Postbiotic could lower glucose, inflammation in obesity

(HealthDay)—The bacterial cell wall-derived muramyl dipeptide (MDP) postbiotic lowers adipose inflammation and reduces glucose intolerance in obese mice, according to an experimental study published online April 20 in Cell ...

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