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Vitamin B3 In Milk Yields Remarkable Health Benefits
2012-06-15 04:47:44

Weill Cornell researchers show tiny vitamin in milk, in high doses, makes mice leaner, faster and stronger.

Milk Ingredient Protects Against Obesity
2012-06-06 05:11:23

Researchers found that a natural ingredient in milk can help protect against obesity, even when mice consume foods that are high in fat.

2011-11-25 06:51:02

Super strong mice and marathon mice and nematodes were created by reducing the function of a natural inhibitor, suggesting treatments for age-related or genetically caused muscle degeneration are within reach.

2011-11-21 10:26:01

An international team of scientists has created super-strong, high-endurance mice and worms by suppressing a natural muscle-growth inhibitor, suggesting treatments for age-related or genetics-related muscle degeneration are within reach.

2011-11-10 18:39:15

A team of researchers at EPFL, the University of Lausanne and the Salk Institute created super strong, marathon mice and nematodes by reducing the function of a natural inhibitor, suggesting treatments for age-related or genetically caused muscle degeneration are within reach.

2011-11-10 18:34:11

Two independent studies in the Nov. 11 issue of the journal Cell, a Cell Press publication, suggest a common way to pump up muscles and prevent diabetes.

2009-01-07 08:59:22

New evidence in mice bolsters the notion that a version of a gene earlier shown to protect lean people against weight gain and insulin resistance can have the opposite effect in those who eat a high-fat diet and are heavier, reveals a report in the January 7th issue of the journal Cell Metabolism, a Cell Press publication.The findings suggest that the 12 percent of people who carry the so-called Ala12 version of the gene that serves as a master controller of fat differentiation will be more...


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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