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More clues to how drug reverses obesity, diabetes, fatty liver disease Researchers have identified how a promising drug in clinical trials for the treatment of obesity and related metabolic disorders improves the metabolism of sugar by generating a new signal between fat cells and the liver.
Science Daily | Jan 12, 2015 6:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Overweight, obese kids achieved healthier weights after participating in Head Start Preschoolers who entered Head Start overweight or obese had achieved a healthier weight status than children in a comparison groups by the time they entered kindergarten, according to new research. The comparison groups included children in a primary care
Science Daily | Jan 12, 2015 2:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New protein discovery in the fight against diabetes Scientists have identified a protein in the body that may have the potential to prevent the development of obesity-driven diabetes.Diabetes is one of the world's fastest growing epidemics. Obesity is a key driver of Type 2 Diabetes, given that excess abdo
Science Daily | Jan 9, 2015 3:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Common human protein linked to adverse parasitic worm infections Worm infections represent a major global public health problem, leading to a variety of debilitating diseases and conditions. Scientists have made a discovery that could lead to more effective diagnostic and treatment strategies for worm infections and th
Science Daily | Jan 8, 2015 7:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
To trigger energy-burning brown fat, just chill Researchers found that exposure to cold increases levels of a newly discovered protein that is critical for the formation of brown fat, the type of fat in our bodies that burns energy and generates heat. Mice with increased levels of this protein gained l
Science Daily | Jan 8, 2015 6:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Could gut microbes help treat brain disorders? Mounting research tightens their connection with the brain The community of microbes that inhabits the body, known as the microbiome, has a powerful influence on the brain and may offer a pathway to new therapies for psychiatric and neurological disorders, according to researchers.
Science Daily | Jan 8, 2015 5:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Hacking fat cells' metabolism does not affect insulin resistance In the race to find a safe and effective weight loss drug, much attention has focused on the chemical processes that store and use energy. But a new mouse study suggests that tweaking these processes, even in a targeted way that affects only fat cells, ma
Science Daily | Jan 8, 2015 5:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Albiglutide in type 2 diabetes: Hint of minor added benefit Study data for a combination with metformin show a hint of a minor added benefit because symptomatic hypoglycemia occurs less frequently, experts report after an investigation.
Science Daily | Jan 8, 2015 4:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Huntington's disease: Therapeutic potential of triheptanoin confirmed The therapeutic potential of triheptanoin in 10 patients with Huntington's disease has been demonstrated by researchers. Huntington's disease is a genetic disease; mutation of the gene encoding the huntingtin protein results in a progressive degeneration
Science Daily | Jan 8, 2015 4:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nutrition intervention leads to dietary behavior changes in Latina breast cancer survivors An intervention designed to provide Latina breast cancer survivors with the knowledge and skills needed to change and sustain dietary behaviors helps survivors adhere to recommended guidelines to eat a diet high in fruits and vegetables. Using a culturall
Science Daily | Jan 8, 2015 1:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend