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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.
Scientists discover how insulin-producing cells show differences in age

Scientists discover how insulin-producing cells show differences in age

Study may provide insight into how R-LA promotes death of hepatoma cells

Study may provide insight into how R-LA promotes death of hepatoma cells

TSRI scientists find new way to make cell population resistant to HIV

TSRI scientists find new way to make cell population resistant to HIV

Metabolite produced by intestinal bacteria protects against type 2 diabetes, study shows

Metabolite produced by intestinal bacteria protects against type 2 diabetes, study shows

Feeding status alters the human adipose tissue response to exercise, study reveals

Feeding status alters the human adipose tissue response to exercise, study reveals

Salk Institute receives additional $3 million Glenn Foundation gift to continue aging research

Salk Institute receives additional $3 million Glenn Foundation gift to continue aging research

Gene CRY1 variant alters circadian clock contributing to delayed sleep phase disorder, study finds

Gene CRY1 variant alters circadian clock contributing to delayed sleep phase disorder, study finds

Study highlights different roles of fat in powering and responding to exercise

Study highlights different roles of fat in powering and responding to exercise

Bielefeld University launches five new medical research projects

Bielefeld University launches five new medical research projects

Endocrine Society’s new Scientific Statement offers guidance to spot hormonal causes of hypertension

Endocrine Society’s new Scientific Statement offers guidance to spot hormonal causes of hypertension

Synthetic biologists engineer gut bacteria capable of sensing colitis

Synthetic biologists engineer gut bacteria capable of sensing colitis

HIIT increases glucose metabolism and insulin sensitivity in diabetics, research reveals

HIIT increases glucose metabolism and insulin sensitivity in diabetics, research reveals

Are we sleeping less than we used to?

Are we sleeping less than we used to?

Overall balance of bacteria on skin may be key factor for acne development

Overall balance of bacteria on skin may be key factor for acne development

ULCA scientists discover how autoantibodies cause some cases of severe hypertriglyceridemia

ULCA scientists discover how autoantibodies cause some cases of severe hypertriglyceridemia

BWH researchers develop ‘age-predicting clock’ for studying how to extend lifespan

BWH researchers develop ‘age-predicting clock’ for studying how to extend lifespan

Cellular markers of aging could reveal how insulin-producing cells begin to fail in type 2 diabetes

Cellular markers of aging could reveal how insulin-producing cells begin to fail in type 2 diabetes

New initiative aims to study relationship between brain and obesity

New initiative aims to study relationship between brain and obesity

Newly-discovered mechanism for compound may help prevent neurologic damage

Newly-discovered mechanism for compound may help prevent neurologic damage

Eating potassium-rich foods could be key to lowering blood pressure

Eating potassium-rich foods could be key to lowering blood pressure