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2012-03-07 20:28:13

Epidemiologists have long warned that, in addition to causing obesity, eating too much fat and sugar puts a person at greater risk for colon cancer.

2012-02-08 06:39:34

When fighting tumors it is essential doctors target the metabolic reactions that fuel their growth. A new study shows that a one-size-fits-all metabolism-specific cancer therapy will not fight every type of cancer.

2011-10-12 11:05:10

A long-held mantra suggests that you can't change your family, the genes they pass on, or the effect of these genes.

2011-08-31 20:24:25

Researchers have undertaken the most comprehensive investigation of genetic variance in human metabolism and discovered new insights into a range of common diseases.

2010-12-21 00:01:46

Consumers are turning to customized diets to lose weight for 2011 – the trend is clear in everything including new apps for iPhones, custom energy bars and recommendations from experts. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 20, 2010 It’s almost New Year’s Resolution time, and the hot trend for 2011 is clear: people are resolving to lose weight on custom diets.

2010-03-05 12:11:42

K-State researchers say nutrigenomics likely to change the future of public health.

2009-12-15 23:19:28

Although seen as a potential heart disease therapy, raising high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol levels by inhibiting activity of a transfer protein may not be effective, a new study suggests.

2009-03-09 09:12:44

A new analysis has found that certain variations in genes that repair DNA can affect a person's risk of developing Hodgkin disease.

2005-12-07 17:02:24

Two obese people follow the same low-calorie diet and do not exercise, but one loses much more weight than the other. Genetic factors may explain this phenomenon, according to José Ordovas, PhD, director of the Nutrition and Genomics Laboratory at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HNRCA) at Tufts University.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.