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2014-05-20 23:00:25

Dr. Timothy J. Bartness, a Regents’ Professor of Biology and director of the Center for Obesity Reversal at Georgia State University, has received a five-year, $2.5 million renewal of the MERIT (Method to Extend Research in Time) Award from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) to study lipolysis, the breakdown of body fat, and thermogenesis, or heat production, from specialized fat cells. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Dr. Timothy J. Bartness, a...

How Do Polar Bears Keep Warm? It May Be In Their Genes
2014-02-10 14:42:18

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online During the recent polar vortex that swept down into the US, even polar bears in the Chicago zoo had to go inside. However, new research gives more insight into how these animals' Arctic counterparts are able to keep warm in extremely low winter temperatures. The reason the Chicago polar bears had to venture indoors during the deep freeze is due to a diet that is much different from polar bears that live in the Arctic tundra. The latest...

2013-12-16 23:02:43

Photonic Developments LLC is now offering a new way to lose weight by maximizing melatonin that stimulates development of brown fat that burns white fat. University Heights, OH (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Studies in Germany dating back to 1974 (1) describe how production of brown fat is stimulated by melatonin, the hormone of darkness. In 2001, it was shown that it is the blue rays in ordinary white light that suppress the production of melatonin. Exposure to ordinary light in the evening...

New Drug Helps Boost Calorie Burning In The Lab
2013-06-18 10:31:43

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Anyone who has struggled to drop a pound or two has, inevitably, secretly wished this could all be done by taking a magic pill. But those serious about health and wellness know there is no substitute for healthy eating and vigorous exercise. There is, sad to say, no magic pill. Or is there? At The Endocrine Society´s 95th Annual Meeting in San Francisco on Sunday, researchers presented the findings of their study showing how a...

2012-07-31 12:45:40

New research in the FASEB Journals demonstrates that blocking the delta opioid receptor in mice created resistance to weight gain and stimulated gene expression promoting non-shivering thermogenesis Imagine eating all of the sugar and fat that you want without gaining a pound. Thanks to new research published in The FASEB Journal (http://www.fasebj.org), the day may come when this is not too far from reality. That's because researchers from the United States and Europe have found that...

2012-05-10 22:54:08

Protein highlights 'ideal mechanism' for development of new therapies to fight obesity Scientists have identified a protein which regulates the activation of brown fat in both the brain and the body's tissues. Their research, which was conducted in mice, was published today, Friday 11 May, in the journal Cell. Unlike white fat, which functions primarily to store up fat, brown fat (also known as brown adipose tissue) burns fats to generate heat in a process known as thermogenesis. The...


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