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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.
New imaging system offers better way to monitor brain changes from Alzheimer's in mouse models

New imaging system offers better way to monitor brain changes from Alzheimer's in mouse models

Lack of sleep among pregnant women linked to increased risk of gestational diabetes

Lack of sleep among pregnant women linked to increased risk of gestational diabetes

New model predicts how E. coli bacteria respond to temperature changes, genetic mutations

New model predicts how E. coli bacteria respond to temperature changes, genetic mutations

Breakthrough discovery reveals positive correlation between sugar and cancer

Breakthrough discovery reveals positive correlation between sugar and cancer

Cholesterol byproduct acts on specific immune cells to facilitate breast cancer spread

Cholesterol byproduct acts on specific immune cells to facilitate breast cancer spread

MIT researchers develop new technique to screen for genes that protect against diseases

MIT researchers develop new technique to screen for genes that protect against diseases

New study examines link between sleep and weight management

New study examines link between sleep and weight management

C-section kids could be at greater risk of being overweight due to differences in their gut bacteria

C-section kids could be at greater risk of being overweight due to differences in their gut bacteria

Study pinpoints racial disparities linked to severity and effects of peripartum cardiomyopathy

Study pinpoints racial disparities linked to severity and effects of peripartum cardiomyopathy

Penn State researcher creates step-index optical fiber for light delivery inside the body

Penn State researcher creates step-index optical fiber for light delivery inside the body

Calcium controls use of glucose by T cells to multiply and battle against infection, study finds

Calcium controls use of glucose by T cells to multiply and battle against infection, study finds

Menopause causes metabolic changes in the brain that may increase Alzheimer's risk

Menopause causes metabolic changes in the brain that may increase Alzheimer's risk

Scientists develop new method for monitoring lipolysis by testing person's exhaled breath

Scientists develop new method for monitoring lipolysis by testing person's exhaled breath

High fat diet linked to increased risk of relapse in kids with MS

High fat diet linked to increased risk of relapse in kids with MS

UCLA scientists discover potential combination treatment for brain cancer in adults

UCLA scientists discover potential combination treatment for brain cancer in adults

Researchers propose LSD1 protein as central player in Alzheimer's and FTD

Researchers propose LSD1 protein as central player in Alzheimer's and FTD

Study provides insights into non-oncogenic addictions of tumors

Study provides insights into non-oncogenic addictions of tumors

Whitehead Institute scientists identify brain/body connection in genomic region linked to autism

Whitehead Institute scientists identify brain/body connection in genomic region linked to autism

Nutrition-related strategies may modify inflammation of aging, report reveals

Nutrition-related strategies may modify inflammation of aging, report reveals

CRI scientists challenge oldest concept in tumor metabolism

CRI scientists challenge oldest concept in tumor metabolism