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2014-04-17 14:32:49

The first MRI scan to show 'brown fat' in a living adult could prove to be an essential step towards a new wave of therapies to aid the fight against diabetes and obesity.

2014-04-09 15:59:18

Boston University researchers have learned new information about the consequences of overeating high-calorie foods.

Shivering Turns White Fat Into Brown Fat
2014-02-05 07:39:02

New research has shown that shivering is as equally capable of stimulating the conversion of energy-storing "white fat" into energy-burning "brown fat" as bouts of moderate exercise.

Weight Loss Secret - Turn Down The Thermostat!
2014-01-23 04:00:50

While many animals pack on extra pounds as temperatures decrease, new research appearing in Wednesday’s edition of the journal Trends in Endocrinology & Metabolism suggests that people looking to lose weight could benefit from regular exposure to the cold.

2013-12-16 23:02:43

Photonic Developments LLC is now offering a new way to lose weight by maximizing melatonin that stimulates development of brown fat that burns white fat. University

2013-11-21 13:53:03

Obesity and diabetes have become a global epidemic leading to severe cardiovascular disease.

2013-11-19 13:18:59

Muscle movements generate body heat.

Biorhythm Of Brown Fat Has Implications For Combating Obesity, Associated Diabetes And Heart Disease
2013-10-28 10:24:36

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine For nearly 300 years, investigators have known that body temperature follows a circadian, or 24-hour, rhythm, with a peak during the day and a low at night. The benefit of this control during evolution may have been to allow conservation of energy while sleeping because keeping body temperature above the surrounding temperature requires heat production from metabolic processes inside the body. But, it is also critical to be able to adapt to...

2013-09-26 13:07:49

In ongoing research aimed at battling obesity, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have deciphered how new fat cells are formed in energy-storing fat pads.


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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.