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Study reveals critical molecular events in the origin of fat cells

Study reveals critical molecular events in the origin of fat cells

Low-dose aspirin might prevent the cardiovascular damage known to arise from use of the painkiller rofecoxib (Vioxx)

Low-dose aspirin might prevent the cardiovascular damage known to arise from use of the painkiller rofecoxib (Vioxx)

Increasing sugar processing in the liver may lead to future treatments for diabetes, obesity

Increasing sugar processing in the liver may lead to future treatments for diabetes, obesity

SH2-B enhances brain's leptin sensitivity - may lead to clues for treatment of obesity and diabetes

SH2-B enhances brain's leptin sensitivity - may lead to clues for treatment of obesity and diabetes

Protein Sirt1 points to new therapies for type 2 diabetes

Protein Sirt1 points to new therapies for type 2 diabetes

Weight control protein may yield new approaches for treating obesity and type 2 diabetes

Weight control protein may yield new approaches for treating obesity and type 2 diabetes

SIRT1 gene suppresses longevity

SIRT1 gene suppresses longevity

Insulin keeps fat in the liver under control

Insulin keeps fat in the liver under control

New insights into brain cell metabolism from PET and MRI scans

New insights into brain cell metabolism from PET and MRI scans

Poor diet during pregnancy increases risk of child being obese

Poor diet during pregnancy increases risk of child being obese

Missing link between mothers' diets and obesity in kids

Missing link between mothers' diets and obesity in kids

Novel targets found for the development of drugs to complement, or replace, statins

Novel targets found for the development of drugs to complement, or replace, statins

Scientists discover how excess body fat can lead to the onset of diabetes

Scientists discover how excess body fat can lead to the onset of diabetes

Molecule found in liver cells could explain a lot about the relationship between diet, lipid levels in blood, and atherosclerosis

Molecule found in liver cells could explain a lot about the relationship between diet, lipid levels in blood, and atherosclerosis

Healthy dose of fat is needed for a healthy metabolism

Healthy dose of fat is needed for a healthy metabolism

New fat is needed to clear old fat from the system

New fat is needed to clear old fat from the system

Drugs targeted at muscle cells can be of use in the treatment of diabetes patients with insulin resistance

Drugs targeted at muscle cells can be of use in the treatment of diabetes patients with insulin resistance

Link between insomnia and obesity

Link between insomnia and obesity

Unconventional wiring of the brain circuits that govern sleep and waking might explain the prevalence of insomnia

Unconventional wiring of the brain circuits that govern sleep and waking might explain the prevalence of insomnia

Obesity linked to diabetes

Obesity linked to diabetes