'Paleolithic' diets are not without risks, according to study

High-protein diets, known as paleolithic diets, are popular. Using mouse models, scientists at the University of Geneva (UNIGE) have studied their impact. While effective in regulating weight and stabilizing diabetes, these ...


Building a blueprint of metabolic health—from mouse to human

Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a health condition characterized by a group of risk factors: high blood pressure, high blood sugar, unhealthy cholesterol levels, and abdominal fat. These factors increase the risk of heart disease, ...


Study shows how estrogen protects against fatty liver

New research from Karolinska Institutet shows how estrogen protects against MASLD, a fatty liver disease that has increased dramatically during the current obesity epidemic. The study, published in Molecular Systems Biology, ...


Preventing kidney stones before they form

Kidney stones are small, hard deposits made of minerals and reoccurring materials inside the kidneys. Stones often go unnoticed in the kidney until they move into the ureter —the tube connecting the kidney and bladder.

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