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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 identify ion channel required for proper regulation of basal metabolism and body weight

Researchers identify ion channel required for proper regulation of basal metabolism and body weight

Transporters of thyroid hormones play key role in development of the brain, study finds

Transporters of thyroid hormones play key role in development of the brain, study finds

Regular intake of grapes may protect against early memory decline linked to Alzheimer's disease

Regular intake of grapes may protect against early memory decline linked to Alzheimer's disease

Researchers identify new mechanism that protects from bacterial infections

Researchers identify new mechanism that protects from bacterial infections

UT Southwestern scientists discover gene that protects gut from IBD

UT Southwestern scientists discover gene that protects gut from IBD

Neutron analysis helps better understand key bacterial enzyme implicated in stomach cancer

Neutron analysis helps better understand key bacterial enzyme implicated in stomach cancer

New position statement offers recommendations for physicians on prevention of diabetic neuropathy

New position statement offers recommendations for physicians on prevention of diabetic neuropathy

Tiny transport vesicles and shifts in metabolism can signal big changes in cancer tissues

Tiny transport vesicles and shifts in metabolism can signal big changes in cancer tissues

Study reveals new mechanism that helps increase reductive power during high sugar intake

Study reveals new mechanism that helps increase reductive power during high sugar intake

Increased levels of physical activity linked to decreased insulin resistance, inflammation biomarkers

Increased levels of physical activity linked to decreased insulin resistance, inflammation biomarkers

TSRI biologists identify brain hormone that selectively stimulates fat metabolism

TSRI biologists identify brain hormone that selectively stimulates fat metabolism

Treating subclinical hypothyroidism can reduce pregnancy loss, study shows

Treating subclinical hypothyroidism can reduce pregnancy loss, study shows

Researchers shed light on basis of Parkinson’s disease and other ‘synucleinopathies’

Researchers shed light on basis of Parkinson’s disease and other ‘synucleinopathies’

Researchers uncover how brain circuit elicits hunger responses during starvation

Researchers uncover how brain circuit elicits hunger responses during starvation

Researchers identify novel risk genes linked to bipolar disorder

Researchers identify novel risk genes linked to bipolar disorder

Researchers map genetic changes resulting from short bowel syndrome

Researchers map genetic changes resulting from short bowel syndrome

Philip Chapper & Company Ltd to launch supplement to protect against macular degeneration

Philip Chapper & Company Ltd to launch supplement to protect against macular degeneration

Scientists uncover new way to starve tumor cells to death

Scientists uncover new way to starve tumor cells to death

New drugs that target neighbour proteins may help halt cancer progression

New drugs that target neighbour proteins may help halt cancer progression

Study provides insights into molecular mechanisms of ZIKV infection

Study provides insights into molecular mechanisms of ZIKV infection