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Brown fat in humans: more than previously thought

Brown fat in humans: more than previously thought

New study reveals sympathetic nervous system as main driver of thermogenesis

New study reveals sympathetic nervous system as main driver of thermogenesis

Study describes synthesis and biological evaluation of novel, effective ARIs

Study describes synthesis and biological evaluation of novel, effective ARIs

PID1 gene increases killing effect of chemotherapy drugs on brain tumor cells

PID1 gene increases killing effect of chemotherapy drugs on brain tumor cells

Women have statistically lower incidence of severe psoriasis compared to men, study reveals

Women have statistically lower incidence of severe psoriasis compared to men, study reveals

Novel androgens play major role in development of PCOS, research shows

Novel androgens play major role in development of PCOS, research shows

Factors contributing to childhood adiposity begin before birth, study shows

Factors contributing to childhood adiposity begin before birth, study shows

Penn researchers identify genome-wide changes caused by high-fat diet

Penn researchers identify genome-wide changes caused by high-fat diet

Scientists track 'guardian immune cells' to uncover mechanics underlying inflammation and obesity

Scientists track 'guardian immune cells' to uncover mechanics underlying inflammation and obesity

BIDMC review focuses on neural circuitry of wakefulness and sleep

BIDMC review focuses on neural circuitry of wakefulness and sleep

Mice study provides clues to how genetic variations in gut microbes influence metabolic disease

Mice study provides clues to how genetic variations in gut microbes influence metabolic disease

Study shows way to counteract junk-food eating cycle

Study shows way to counteract junk-food eating cycle

Body shaming may contribute to increased health risks

Body shaming may contribute to increased health risks

Islets from rat-grown mouse pancreases can help reverse disease in diabetic mice

Islets from rat-grown mouse pancreases can help reverse disease in diabetic mice

Exposure to insecticides that mimic melatonin could put people at higher risk for diabetes

Exposure to insecticides that mimic melatonin could put people at higher risk for diabetes

Childhood obesity starts in the womb?

Childhood obesity starts in the womb?

Detecting inflammation in diabetic patients

Detecting inflammation in diabetic patients

Short sleepers likely to consume significantly more sugary caffeinated drinks, study finds

Short sleepers likely to consume significantly more sugary caffeinated drinks, study finds

Researchers shed light on how success of gut microbiome treatments may depend on genetics

Researchers shed light on how success of gut microbiome treatments may depend on genetics

Regular consumption of dietary emulsifiers promotes colorectal cancer in mice

Regular consumption of dietary emulsifiers promotes colorectal cancer in mice