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Brown fat cells may harbour diabetes, obesity cure Nov 22, 10:54 am
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): A team led by Indian origin researchers has identified brown fat stem cells in adult humans which they believe may lead to new treatments for heart and endocrine disorders.
Brown fat cells govern daily control of body temperature Oct 28, 11:17 am
Washington, Oct. 28 (ANI): Researchers have tried to explain how body temperature rhythms are synchronized while maintaining the ability to adapt to changes in environmental temperature no matter the time of day or night.
Faster method for converting fat cells to liver cells discovered Oct 22, 1:24 pm
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): Scientists have developed a fast, efficient way to turn cells extracted from routine liposuction into liver cells.
Docs bust 'fat-busting slimming wrap's benefits' myth Oct 1, 2:52 pm
Wellington, Oct 01 (ANI): Doctors have suggested that the latest slimming wrap, which claims to "convert fat cells to energy," is a fraud, because it is scientifically impossible.
Role heat plays in attracting suitable mates for sex revealed Jun 28, 10:58 am
Washington, June 28 (ANI): While cliched pic-up lines may serve some humans well in wooing their partners, animals prefer more imaginative ways to captivate and attract potential suitors.
How exposure to social stress early in life ups breast cancer risk Jun 19, 10:47 am
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Local chemical signals released by fat cells in the mammary gland appear to provide a crucial link between exposure to unrelenting social stressors early in life, and the subsequent development of breast cancer, according to researchers from the University of Chicago.
Fat found in knee joints triggers rheumatoid arthritis May 9, 1:04 pm
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Researchers have discovered that fat cells in the knee secrete a protein linked to arthritis.
New brown fat cell could help fight obesity May 3, 1:33 pm
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Humans have two different kinds of brown fat cells and not one kind as previously thought, according to researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
Bad fat cells could convert into good ones and vice versa Apr 29, 10:42 am
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Using mice as a model organism, scientists from ETH Zurich have shown for the first time that brown and white fat cells in a living organism can be converted from one cell type to the other.
Viagra 'may help fight obesity' Jan 18, 2:21 pm
Washington, January 18 (ANI): The Potency converts unwanted white fat cells and could thus possibly be the annoying "love handles" just melt away, researchers say.
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Researchers in the US have found a potential to lead to new treatments for obesity.
When you eat as key as what you eat when it comes to weight gain Nov 12, 9:51 am
London, November 12 (ANI): A mice study has shed light on why night shift workers and patients with sleep disorders have a higher risk for developing obesity.
Melbourne, Oct 26 (ANI): Surgeons in Australia have partially succeeded in regrowing breast tissue using a patient's own fat cells in one of the five women involved in a pilot trial after cancer surgery.
Lack of sleep can disrupt energy metabolism in body Oct 16, 1:01 pm
Washington, October 16 (ANI): The function of sleep is not just to give rest to the brain, say researchers suggesting that even our fat cells need sleep to function properly.
Little exercise and dieting can boost 'good' cholesterol production Oct 14, 10:32 am
Washington, October 14 (ANI): With a little exercise and dieting, overweight people with type 2 diabetes can still train their fat cells to produce a hormone believed to spur HDL cholesterol production, according to medical researchers from The Methodist Hospital and eight other institutions.
What makes some people obese? Jun 26, 1:47 pm
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Scientists have thrown light on the mechanism that makes some people obese and also identified a potential therapeutic target to counteract the condition.
Stem cell treatment to 'rebuild lost tissue from fat cells' Jun 17, 4:55 pm
London, June 17 (ANI): A ground-breaking stem cell treatment in which lost tissues can be created from fat cells has been hailed by scientists as "a new dawn" in regenerative medicine.
Eating some mangoes with skin can help fight flab Jun 1, 4:53 pm
Melbourne, June 1 (ANI): Researchers have come up with some good news for mango lovers, as they insist that eating them with the skin on could aid the battle of the bulge.
Red wine, fruit compound may be vital weapon against obesity Apr 5, 2:29 pm
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): A compound found in red wine, grapes and other fruits is able to block cellular processes that facilitate fat cells to develop, thus opening the door to a potential method for controlling obesity, a new study has revealed.
Fat cells can protect our body against diabetes Apr 2, 1:52 pm
London, April 2 (ANI): Researchers have shed light on how fat cells protect the body against diabetes - the finding that may lead to a new therapeutic strategy for preventing and treating type 2 diabetes and obesity-related metabolic diseases.
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have suggested that ordinary fat cells can be reengineered to burn calories.
Heart may drive 'bad' fat to burn calories Feb 7, 1:08 pm
Washington, Feb 7 (ANI): Hormones produced by heart may trigger normal energy-storing white fat cells to turn into calorie-burning brown fat, researchers say.
Losing fat may improve gums Nov 10, 5:02 pm
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): Losing extra pounds may help our body fights off gum disease, according to Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine researchers.
Ovarian cancer feeds on fat cells in abdomen Oct 31, 3:44 pm
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): A research team based at the University of Chicago has found that large pad of fat cells that extends from the stomach and covers the intestines provides nutrients that promote the spread and growth of ovarian cancer.
Mechanism behind fat cells losing storage ability discovered Oct 5, 3:00 pm
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): A new research conducted by researchers at the Yale University claims to have discovered a mechanism that causes fat cells to lose their ability to efficiently store and use energy.
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