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Metabolism is the means by which the body derives energy and synthesizes the other molecules it needs from the fats, carbohydrates and proteins we eat as food, by enzymatic reactions helped by minerals and vitamins.
Researchers measure spread of tau protein in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients

Researchers measure spread of tau protein in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients

Nutricia announces recipients of first Metabolics Research Fund

Nutricia announces recipients of first Metabolics Research Fund

Age-related macular degeneration could be arrested by switching to low-glycemic diet, study finds

Age-related macular degeneration could be arrested by switching to low-glycemic diet, study finds

Discovery of steroid hormone in fruit flies may shed new light on maternal hypothyroidism

Discovery of steroid hormone in fruit flies may shed new light on maternal hypothyroidism

Study sheds new light on inherent ability of normal cells to prevent cancer at the initial stage

Study sheds new light on inherent ability of normal cells to prevent cancer at the initial stage

Researchers discover crucial link between metabolism and osteoarthritis

Researchers discover crucial link between metabolism and osteoarthritis

Study identifies first genetic locus for anorexia nervosa

Study identifies first genetic locus for anorexia nervosa

TUM scientists develop new pH sensor that provides insights into tumor metabolism

TUM scientists develop new pH sensor that provides insights into tumor metabolism

Study reveals how proline metabolism supports breast cancer metastasis

Study reveals how proline metabolism supports breast cancer metastasis

B12 oral spray ensures the vitamin is absorbed directly into bloodstream

B12 oral spray ensures the vitamin is absorbed directly into bloodstream

New study identifies sugar replacement sweetener as biomarker for weight gain

New study identifies sugar replacement sweetener as biomarker for weight gain

Low BMI may not be causal risk factor for Alzheimer's disease

Low BMI may not be causal risk factor for Alzheimer's disease

Choice of fat causes distinct epigenetic changes in human adipose tissue, study shows

Choice of fat causes distinct epigenetic changes in human adipose tissue, study shows

Vitamin A deficiency leads to loss of blood stem cells

Vitamin A deficiency leads to loss of blood stem cells

Aroma researcher highlights stimulating power of smell in humans

Aroma researcher highlights stimulating power of smell in humans

Advancing safety in healthcare products

Advancing safety in healthcare products

Long periods of physiological stress can change composition of intestinal microbiota in soldiers

Long periods of physiological stress can change composition of intestinal microbiota in soldiers

Scientists uncover thousands of human genes that are expressed differently in the two sexes

Scientists uncover thousands of human genes that are expressed differently in the two sexes

Disrupting the circadian clock can alter gut microbiome and the body's response to diet

Disrupting the circadian clock can alter gut microbiome and the body's response to diet

New drug mimics health effects of exercise, say researchers

New drug mimics health effects of exercise, say researchers