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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.
More care is needed for patients after kidney transplantations, reports research

More care is needed for patients after kidney transplantations, reports research

Exercising in the morning, rather than at night, may yield better results, shows study

Exercising in the morning, rather than at night, may yield better results, shows study

Timing of food intake influences molecular clock in the liver of mice

Timing of food intake influences molecular clock in the liver of mice

Gut bacteria and pregnancy

Gut bacteria and pregnancy

New drug-delivery system senses high oxidant levels, responds to body chemistry and environment

New drug-delivery system senses high oxidant levels, responds to body chemistry and environment

Yeast strain provides manufacturing boost to low-calorie sweetener derived from lactose

Yeast strain provides manufacturing boost to low-calorie sweetener derived from lactose

Growth hormone acts directly on the brain to conserve energy when the body loses weight

Growth hormone acts directly on the brain to conserve energy when the body loses weight

Removing damaged mitochondria may relieve chronic inflammatory conditions

Removing damaged mitochondria may relieve chronic inflammatory conditions

Researchers identify rare SRC-1 gene variants related to human obesity

Researchers identify rare SRC-1 gene variants related to human obesity

New international guidelines for protein intake in track and field athletes

New international guidelines for protein intake in track and field athletes

Ohio researchers investigate racial disparity in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Ohio researchers investigate racial disparity in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Researchers discover unique approach to treat some chronic inflammatory diseases

Researchers discover unique approach to treat some chronic inflammatory diseases

Aldo-keto reductase family 1 member B10 enzyme found in advanced liver diseases

Aldo-keto reductase family 1 member B10 enzyme found in advanced liver diseases

Bacteria share genes with one another, even across tissue boundaries

Bacteria share genes with one another, even across tissue boundaries

Prostate drugs linked to increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Prostate drugs linked to increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Molecule metabolite variations in breast milk may hold risk factors for childhood obesity

Molecule metabolite variations in breast milk may hold risk factors for childhood obesity

MUSC researchers find why some babies are born with malformed hearts

MUSC researchers find why some babies are born with malformed hearts

Reduced ADK expression can make liver more susceptible to carcinogenic damage

Reduced ADK expression can make liver more susceptible to carcinogenic damage

Study relates DNA methylation levels to obesity

Study relates DNA methylation levels to obesity

New molecule could help fight type 2 diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

New molecule could help fight type 2 diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease