Overweight & Obesity

Boosting liver mRNAs curbs appetite, body weight in obese mice

Scientists from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) today reported that inhibiting a liver enzyme in obese mice decreased the rodents' appetite, increased energy expenditure ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Diseased male livers undergo sex change

The livers of men diagnosed with hepatic diseases change sex as part of a potential self-protective mechanism, according to University of Queensland research.

Overweight & Obesity

An important step towards fasting-based therapies

Previous studies have shown how fasting can influence the immune system to improve different chronic inflammatory conditions, but little is known about how immune responses might determine a healthy metabolism. Since the ...

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