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2013-11-26 15:01:43

ETH Zurich Gene network regulates blood-fat levels Humankind has a weight problem – and not only in the industrialized nations, either: the growing prosperity in many Asian or Latin American countries goes hand in hand with a way of life that quite literally has hefty consequences. According to the WHO, over half the population in many industrialized nations is overweight, one in three people extremely so. Not only is high-calorie and fatty food a lifetime on the hips, backside and...

2013-10-07 12:40:02

A unique study of 16 pairs of identical twins in which one twin is obese and the other lean has yielded some surprising results. In 8 of the pairs of twins, the obese twin was as 'metabolically healthy' as his or her lean co-twin, while in the other 8 pairs, the obese twin had a poorer blood fat profile, higher liver fat and increased insulin production and resistance, and higher blood pressure -- all hallmarks of unhealthy obesity that can lead to diabetes, heart problems and other...

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. In particular, researchers sought to find out the origin of "brown" fat cells and whether humans can make more of them in order to burn extra calories – a finding that could have significant impact in battling obesity and related diseases. "Much of the current excitement in the obesity field stems from recent observations...

New Research Could Eventually Make Fish Farming Cheaper, More Environmentally Friendly
2013-09-23 11:00:27

University of Texas at Austin It's not the chicken or the egg, but marine scientists at The University of Texas at Austin have answered a basic question about red drum fish and their eggs that may eventually help save the state of Texas a great deal of money in hatcheries management and make fish farming more environmentally friendly. Every year the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department spends millions of dollars breeding red drum, a popular game fish, releasing between 20 and 30...

2013-09-19 23:34:09

Fatty Liver Freedom Cookbook created by Debra Elkin is a new natural cure book that covers hundreds of liver detox recipes, and simple food recipes for a healthy liver. A full Fatty Liver Freedom Cookbook overview on the site Vkool.com indicates if the book is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Fatty Liver Freedom Cookbook is penned by Debra Elkin, a health consultant. This woman also is a former fatty liver sufferer, and a well-known medical researcher who has over 20...

2013-09-19 15:33:27

Microscopic, bottle-like structures with corks that melt at precisely-controlled temperatures could potentially release drugs inside the body or fragrances onto the skin, according to a recently published study. Typical drug delivery systems act more like sponges than bottles. For example, drugs are absorbed into polymer particles and then allowed to diffuse out over time. The researchers hope that the new system may allow for greater control of drug delivery. Cargo would stay inside the...

2013-09-19 15:29:26

When it comes to fat, you want the brown type and not so much of the white variety because brown fat burns energy to keep you warm and metabolically active, while white fat stores excess energy around your waist, causing health problems. Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School are studying brown fat with a goal of fighting obesity. Right now, it is hard for researchers to spot brown fat cells at the molecular level, which is...

2013-09-09 11:34:46

The diets of people in North America shed almost 1.5 billion pounds of unhealthy saturated and trans fat over the last six years thanks to a new phase in an ongoing agricultural revolution, an expert said here today. In an interview before his keynote address at the 246th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), Daniel Kittle, Ph.D., cited the development of healthier foods as one part of the role science has played in supporting the growth of civilization...

2013-08-18 23:03:20

Beat Your Belly Fat created by Dr. Jade Teta and Dr. Ray Hinish is a brand new belly fat removal that releases exact methods and tips of how to burn belly fat quickly. An entire Beat Your Belly Fat overview on the website Vkool.com shows if this program is efficient for users to get. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 18, 2013 Beat Your Belly Fat is a new belly fat removal – a mutual product by Dr. Jade Teta and Dr. Ray Hinish. This online fat loss system uncovers to people valuable and...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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