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Gut bacteria may play a role in diabetes One type of bacteria found in the gut may contribute to the development of Type 2 diabetes, while another may protect from the disease, according to early results from an ongoing, prospective study.
Science Daily | Jan 4, 2023 4:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Common fatty acid contributes to temperature and pain sensitivity in psoriasis plaques A common fatty acid found in the Western diet breaks down into compounds that contribute to increased temperature and pain -- but not itch -- sensitivity in psoriatic lesions.
Science Daily | Jan 4, 2023 1:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Grb10 offers a potential new approach for treating obesity A team of researchers has discovered that the protein Grb10 promotes leptin activity in the brain, opening the possibility of developing Grb10-based new approaches to treat obesity.
Science Daily | Jan 4, 2023 1:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Microprotein increases appetite in mice Scientists have discovered that both brown and white fat is filled with thousands of previously unknown microproteins, and show that one of these microproteins, called Gm8773, can increase appetite in mice. These findings could lead to the development of
Science Daily | Jan 3, 2023 6:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Some guts are better than others at harvesting energy New research suggests that a portion of the Danish population has a composition of gut microbes that, on average, extracts more energy from food than do the microbes in the guts of their fellow Danes. The research is a step towards understanding why some
Science Daily | Dec 26, 2022 2:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Understanding the 'eating just one potato chip is impossible' gene A research group has revealed that a transcription cofactor gene called CREB-Regulated Transcription Coactivator 1 (CRTC1) mediates the obesity-suppressing effects of melanocortin-4 receptor (MC4R) by regulating appetite for fats and oils, high-fat diet m
Science Daily | Dec 23, 2022 3:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mediterranean diet linked to lower preeclampsia risk In a new study evaluating the Mediterranean diet and adverse pregnancy outcomes, investigators from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai found that women who conceived while adhering to the anti-inflammatory diet had a significantly lower risk of dev
Science Daily | Dec 22, 2022 5:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fatty liver disease endangers brain health People with liver disease caused by eating too much sugar and fat could be at increased risk of developing serious neurological conditions like depression or dementia.
Science Daily | Dec 22, 2022 3:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Common food dye can trigger inflammatory bowel diseases, animal study suggests Researchers using experimental animal models of IBD found that continual exposure to Allura Red AC harms gut health and promotes inflammation. The dye directly disrupts gut barrier function and increases the production of serotonin, a hormone/neurotransmi
Science Daily | Dec 20, 2022 4:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Serotonin 2C receptor associated with obesity and maladaptive behavior A collaborative study reveals a new gene associated with obesity and maladaptive behavior. The evidence shows that rare mutations in the gene for the serotonin 2C receptor play a role in the development of obesity and dysfunctional behaviors in humans and
Science Daily | Dec 19, 2022 7:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend