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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.
Sleep supports antioxidant processes, study suggests

Sleep supports antioxidant processes, study suggests

Single genetic change in gut bacteria can lead to obesity

Single genetic change in gut bacteria can lead to obesity

Deleting single gene in gut bacteria affects metabolism, reduces weight gain in mice

Deleting single gene in gut bacteria affects metabolism, reduces weight gain in mice

Low-carb diets reduce stiffness of arteries in women and promote weight loss in men

Low-carb diets reduce stiffness of arteries in women and promote weight loss in men

Maintaining high levels of vinculin confers heart health benefits to fruit flies

Maintaining high levels of vinculin confers heart health benefits to fruit flies

FAU and partners receive NIH research grant to shed light on sleep loss and metabolic disorders

FAU and partners receive NIH research grant to shed light on sleep loss and metabolic disorders

Researchers develop machine learning method to predict unknown gene functions of microbes

Researchers develop machine learning method to predict unknown gene functions of microbes

Bioengineers, diabetes researchers convene to discuss future concepts for precision medicine

Bioengineers, diabetes researchers convene to discuss future concepts for precision medicine

Connection between self-regulation and obesity appears to be different for girls and boys

Connection between self-regulation and obesity appears to be different for girls and boys

YCC researchers suggest promising treatment for two rare inherited cancer syndromes

YCC researchers suggest promising treatment for two rare inherited cancer syndromes

Study highlights potential of fetal gene therapy to prevent lethal neurodegenerative disease

Study highlights potential of fetal gene therapy to prevent lethal neurodegenerative disease

Researchers develop near-infrared fluorophores-based PDT to cure cancer with less side effects

Researchers develop near-infrared fluorophores-based PDT to cure cancer with less side effects

Testosterone effective at fighting cachexia in cancer patients, research shows

Testosterone effective at fighting cachexia in cancer patients, research shows

Scientists identify dietary fat as cause of obesity in mce

Scientists identify dietary fat as cause of obesity in mce

Research sheds on how new species may arise from rapid mitochondrial evolution

Research sheds on how new species may arise from rapid mitochondrial evolution

Researchers identify new region in mouse brain that affects appetite and body weight

Researchers identify new region in mouse brain that affects appetite and body weight

Researchers decipher key component behind rising epidemic of pathogens in West Africa

Researchers decipher key component behind rising epidemic of pathogens in West Africa

UCLA researchers uncover gene that controls equilibrium of bone and fat in bone marrow

UCLA researchers uncover gene that controls equilibrium of bone and fat in bone marrow

Novel therapeutic approach alleviates ALS-related muscular atrophy in mouse models

Novel therapeutic approach alleviates ALS-related muscular atrophy in mouse models

Research reveals why risks of complications in pregnancy vary based on baby's sex

Research reveals why risks of complications in pregnancy vary based on baby's sex