Health

Diets consisting of fewer calories improve cell performance

The number of calories a person eats directly influences the performance of cells. A group of researchers from the University of São Paulo (USP) has shown that low-calorie meals have a protective effect against some diseases. ...

Medical research

Eating activates the functioning of human brown fat

The importance of the human brown adipose tissue (BAT) has become clearer over the past 10 years. Using functional imaging, positron emission tomography (PET) it was possible to show that adult humans have functional BAT. ...

Cardiology

Study provides new insight into different forms of heart failure

Using a novel noninvasive technique, a team of researchers led by a professor at the University of Texas Arlington's College of Nursing and Health Innovation has been able to measure oxygen consumption in the legs of heart ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New hope for shock patients in intensive care

Care for critically-ill patients with shock could be improved, it is hoped, after the first successful testing by University of Oxford scientists of a new machine to record oxygen consumption in real time.

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