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A diet lacking in omega-3 fatty acids, nutrients commonly found in fish, may cause your brain to age faster and lose some of its memory and thinking abilities.
Defects in a protein that functions as a dietary fat sensor may be a cause of obesity and liver disease.
In a standard biology textbook, cells tend to look more or less the same from all sides.
In “Mass Extinctions: Nature’s Spectacular Staging of Natural Selection” Julian Lieb, M.D provides evidence that “die-offs” or mass deaths are episodes of natural selection, caused by activation of enzymes of the arachidonic acid cascade.
Fish oil is known to lower triglycerides, but can it prevent a heart attack?
A team of scientists from the University of Utah and the University of California at San Francisco has discovered that the mutation of a gene encoding a ketone body transporter triggers accumulation of fat and other lipids in the livers of zebrafish.
Can brown fat make you thinner? A research team led by Andre Carpentier and Denis Richard at the Université de Sherbrook, in Quebec; attempted to find the answer.
Like a magician employing sleight of hand, the protein mitoNEET -- a mysterious but important player in diabetes, cancer and aging -- draws the eye with a flurry of movement in one location while the subtle, more crucial action takes place somewhere else.
Limiting certain essential nutrients for several days before surgery—either protein or amino acids—may reduce the risk of serious surgical complications such as heart attack or stroke.
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