energy metabolism

Milk compound keeps you slim despite lazy lifestyle


June 15th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 15 (IANS) Traces of a cousin of vitamin B3, found in milk, produces startling health benefits such as keeping you slim inspite of a fatty diet and lazy ... Read more...

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Cells coordinate to promote exercise


September 20th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) Thanks to chatting among divergent cell types, exercise strengthens bones, reduces belly fat and staves off diabetes by improving insulin sensitivity, says a new research.The study ... Read more...

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This asthma drug can burn your fat


June 8th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 8 (IANS) Formoterol, a new generation asthma drug, has shown great promise in improving fat and protein metabolism.Endocrinologist Paul Lee from the Garvan Institute of Medical Research focused ... Read more...

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Aerobic exercise ‘may curb non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in obese’


April 14th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): A new study has found that doing aerobic exercise regularly may slow the progression of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in obese people with pre-diabetes.Walking on a treadmill for ... Read more...

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Indications of Alzheimer’s may be evident decades before first signs


March 29th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): Researchers have found that patients with Alzheimer's disease have lower glucose utilization in the brain than those with normal cognitive function, and that those decreased levels may be ... Read more...

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Nutraceuticals in energy drinks, foods


March 20th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (IANS) Besides caffeine, there are many other items like nutraceuticals that are widely used in energy drinks and foods.Nutraceutical is a term combining the words "nutrition" and ... Read more...

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New study offers hope to patients with Huntington’s disease


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 23 (ANI): A new study, conducted by scientists in the US, may give patients with Huntington's disease hope for a cure.Laboratory tests on skin cells and post-mortem brain tissue of ... Read more...

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New ‘poison’ discovery could pave way for leukaemia therapy


December 4th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Research led by Weill Cornell Medical College revealed that newly identified mutant enzymes in AML create a chemical poison to cause leukaemia.The findings should prove useful in treating ... Read more...

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Targeting fatty acids in immune cells may cut atherosclerosis risk


July 24th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found a way to significantly reduce atherosclerosis in mice without lowering cholesterol levels or eliminating other obesity-related ... Read more...

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Bones may have bigger role in diabetes than believed


July 23rd, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): Two new studies have analysed the interplay between bone and blood sugar, suggesting that bones play a more important role in the onset of diabetes than previously thought.Mice ... Read more...

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Red wine, vitamins don’t really boost longevity


July 7th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): Thought taking antioxidants via red wine and vitamins would increase your chances of living longer? Well, not really- a new study casts doubt on the theory that oxidative ... Read more...

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‘Life-extending’ dietary supplement helps lemurs lose weight


June 22nd, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): In a study on lemurs, researchers found that resveratrol-known as dietary supplement for its supposed life-extending effects-could result in significant weight loss in these primates.This is the ... Read more...

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80-year old theory of ‘primordial soup’ as origin of life rejected


February 3rd, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 3 (ANI): A new research by scientists has rejected the 80-year old theory of 'primordial soup' as the origin of life, and has instead suggested that claims it was the ... Read more...

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Low-calorie foods contain more calories than indicated


January 6th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Tufts University researchers have found that the so-called 'low-calorie' foods in restaurants and supermarkets contain more calories than indicated on the label.The researchers measured energy values of 29 ... Read more...

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Chewing sugar-free gum can reduce calorie intake


October 28th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): Chewing sugar-free gum can reduce calorie intake and increase energy expenditure, a nutrition professor at the University of Rhode Island has said.To reach the conclusion, Kathleen Melanson, URI ... Read more...

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Dinosaurs may have been smaller than previously believed


June 23rd, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) Dinosaurs, the largest animals ever to have walked the face of the earth may not have been as big as previously thought, according to the latest research. Scientists have ... Read more...

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Booze gives one a high in 6 minutes flat


June 16th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Alcohol can get to a person's head in just six minutes after taking a drink, according to researchers in Heidelberg.Using magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS), the scientists have shown ... Read more...

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Study sheds light on connections between type 2 diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease


May 12th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): While there is some evidence that the causes underlying Alzheimer's disease (AD) and type 2 diabetes (T2D) are linked, an analysis of past studies sheds some light on ... Read more...

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Mechanism linked to initiation of plaques in Alzheimer’’s identified


December 25th, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 25 (ANI): Scientists from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine have identified a molecular mechanism that triggers initiation of plaques in Alzheimer''s brain.Alzheimers disease is characterized by accumulation and ... Read more...

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The heavier you snore, the more calories you burn


December 16th, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): The heavier your snores are, the more calories you burn, that''s the conclusion of a new study, which claims that snoring is an healthy habit. According to the ... Read more...

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Low-carb diet can alter glucose formation in fatty livers


October 21st, 2008 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): A new study from University of Texas South-western Medical Centre has revealed that low carbohydrate diet can alter glucose formation by the liver - proving it to ... Read more...

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Post-exercise meals can negate the benefit of physical workouts


August 31st, 2008 - 10:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, August 31 (ANI): Three new studies have suggested that consuming meals after exercising may go against the overall health benefits that physical work outs create. The three studies, published by ... Read more...

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Cooking meat may have made our ancestors smarter


August 15th, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 15 (ANI): A new research has suggested that cooking meat may have made our ancestors smarter.According to a report in Live Science, the research indicates that the brains roaring ... Read more...

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Schizophrenia: A costly by-product of human brain evolution


August 5th, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , Aug 5 (ANI): From dwelling in caves to landing on the moon, humans owe their achievements to the amazing organ called the brain. However, as it turns out, human ... Read more...

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Schizophrenia costly byproduct of brain evolution


August 5th, 2008 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) Metabolic changes that spurred the evolution of our cerebral abilities may have possibly pushed the brain to its limits. The latest research adds weight to the theory that ... Read more...

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Scientists uncover genetic link to weight and obesity


May 5th, 2008 - 12:47 pm ICT by admin
London, May 5 (ANI): Scientists have uncovered new genetic variants that might lead to bulging waistlines among individuals.The variants map close to a gene called MC4R. MC4R protein plays a key ... Read more...

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Scientists cast light on the genetics of height


April 7th, 2008 - 12:23 pm ICT by admin
London, April 7 (ANI): Scientists have identified dozens of genes and genetic regions that influence height in humans.This advancement results from the efforts of a team of researchersincluding Dr. Tim Frayling ... Read more...

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Intranasal insulin may reduce food intake in men, boost memory in women


February 22nd, 2008 - 4:59 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): A new study has found that insulin administered intranasally, severely decreases food intake in men but not women and moreover, the compound boosts memory function in women but ... Read more...

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Researchers find link between metabolic syndrome and cold tolerance


February 15th, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by admin
Feb 15 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Chicago have found a strong correlation between metabolic syndrome and cold tolerance.In the study, the researchers found that many of the genetic variations that ... Read more...

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Study finds maternal link to Alzheimer’s


November 14th, 2007 - 8:38 am ICT by admin
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Feeling sleepy may lie in your genes


November 14th, 2007 - 2:27 am ICT by admin
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