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By altering a single gene you could live longer and be thinner

By altering a single gene you could live longer and be thinner

Why lost weight returns after dieting

Why lost weight returns after dieting

World’s first computer model of a pregnant crash dummy

World’s first computer model of a pregnant crash dummy

U-M scientists say Wnt protein prevents obesity by inhibiting fat cell development

U-M scientists say Wnt protein prevents obesity by inhibiting fat cell development

Leeches add interesting new angle for evolutionary biologists to consider when explaining how parental care has evolved

Leeches add interesting new angle for evolutionary biologists to consider when explaining how parental care has evolved

Molecular biologists find chink in the armor of Candida, the most common human fungal pathogen

Molecular biologists find chink in the armor of Candida, the most common human fungal pathogen

Hair cloning could be the cure for baldness

Hair cloning could be the cure for baldness

We want to figure out how to grow new kidneys in humans

We want to figure out how to grow new kidneys in humans

Virtual reality appears to dramatically change how the brain physically registers pain

Virtual reality appears to dramatically change how the brain physically registers pain

Cooling method to treat brain aneurysms

Cooling method to treat brain aneurysms

Potential new strategy for blocking tumor growth

Potential new strategy for blocking tumor growth

Topiramate may protect newborns from brain injury and long-term neurologic problems caused by excitotoxicity

Topiramate may protect newborns from brain injury and long-term neurologic problems caused by excitotoxicity

Oxidants are responsible for sex in algae

Oxidants are responsible for sex in algae

Body fat not always bad

Body fat not always bad

65 percent of America’s adults are overweight and 31 percent of adults are obese and at risk for chronic diseases

65 percent of America’s adults are overweight and 31 percent of adults are obese and at risk for chronic diseases

Accurately estimating the life expectancy of persons with advanced dementia

Accurately estimating the life expectancy of persons with advanced dementia

Vitamin C can increase the severity of spontaneous knee osteoarthritis

Vitamin C can increase the severity of spontaneous knee osteoarthritis

Drug helps patients with metastatic colorectal cancer

Drug helps patients with metastatic colorectal cancer

Umbilical cord blood and bone marrow transplants slow the progression of many cancers

Umbilical cord blood and bone marrow transplants slow the progression of many cancers

Drug to extend lives of colorectal cancer patients

Drug to extend lives of colorectal cancer patients