Latest Resistin Stories

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2014-12-15 03:00:16

University of Rochester researchers believe they’re on track to solve the mystery of weight gain – and it has nothing to do with indulging in holiday eggnog.

Cholesterol Increased By Resistin Protein
2012-10-29 04:32:28

In a discovery that could help prevent and treat heart disease, a team of Canadian researchers say that they have found a protein that can increase the production of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol.

Insulin Resistance Mediated By White Blood Cells
2012-08-06 09:00:59

Neutrophils' role is a surprise -- and a potential new target for treating diabetes

2011-11-14 23:19:10

Male and female mice engineered to express the inflammatory enzyme IKKbeta in their fat tissue ate more but gained less weight.

2011-09-19 23:33:19

By using a mouse model of inflammation researchers at the University of Calgary have discovered a new class of molecules that can inhibit the recruitment of some white blood cells to sites of inflammation in the body.

2011-09-05 11:40:18

Increased low-grade inflammation in the body resulting from obesity is widely viewed as contributing to type 2 diabetes.

2011-06-20 07:38:35

Researchers have found a way to rid the body of stem cells that are responsible for driving fat expansion.

2011-06-16 21:28:41

Innovative adult stem cell research by scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) could aid efforts to apply the brakes to stem cells that produce the type of fat ringing the waists of millions.

2011-06-16 21:14:54

Researchers may have found the key to developing a method to rid the body of stem cells responsible for driving fat expansion.

2010-09-07 13:46:07

Obesity and infertility frequently go hand in hand and now, researchers reporting on studies of mice in the September issue of Cell Metabolism, might have figured out why that is, and the results come as something of a surprise.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.