Medical research

Team discovers new organelle involved in cancer metastasis

Some of Princeton's leading cancer researchers were startled to discover that what they thought was a straightforward investigation into how cancer spreads through the body—metastasis—turned up evidence of liquid-liquid ...

Sleep apnea

Growth hormone increases bone formation in obese women

In a new study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), growth hormone replacement for six months was found to increase bone formation in abdominally obese women.

Health

Following a trail of blood: A new diagnostic tool comes of age

Blood tests have been a mainstay of diagnostic medicine since the late 19th century, offering a wealth of information concerning health and disease. Nevertheless, blood derived from the human umbilical cord has yet to be ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Fat in organs and blood may increase risk of osteoporosis

Excess fat around the belly has recently been identified as a risk factor for bone loss. Now, a new study has determined that excess liver and muscle fat also may be detrimental to bone.

Diabetes

Intranasal insulin linked to reduced food intake

(HealthDay) -- Intranasally administered insulin is associated with higher brain energy levels and reduced calorie intake, according to a study published online May 14 in Diabetes.

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