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Lost Sleep can Never Be Compensated for

...ial sleep restriction in humans has been linked to metabolic dysfunction and cardiovascular disease, added the researcher....

Translating Structure into Function

...t the enzyme works in a previously uncharacterized metabolic pathway in bacteria....

Chemical Injections for Fat Removal

...lso, over the long-term, lead to better control of metabolic syndrome, which is a collection of risk factors th...million Americans were estimated to be affected by metabolic syndrome in 2000, according to a study funded by the Centers for Disease Control in 2004. In the p...

Scientists Discover Key to Manipulating Fat

...lso, over the long-term, lead to better control of metabolic syndrome, which is a collection of risk factors th...re activated during stress and lead to obesity and metabolic syndrome. Administration of Y2R blocker into the abdominal fat prevented both conditions. "We coul...

The Hospital Superbugs

... of the biofuel butanol by C. acetobutylicum using metabolic engineering. Official figures show that 5000 people die from a healthcare-associated infection every year in the UK and tackling the super bugs costs the NHS 1bn a year. 1 in 12 of us will pick up an infection during a stay in hospital. There's a ...

Nanospectrometer Aids in Identifying Nutrient Cycle

... NanoSIMS could allow medical researchers to study metabolic function in distinct cell types, in cells at different stages of development and in cancerous versus non-cancerous cells. Gunther Dennert, professor of molecular microbiology at the USC Keck School of Medicine, said he could see many interesting qu...

Exercise Reduces Inflammation

...r other diseases, such as Alzheimers, diabetes and metabolic syndrome, he said. Woods said the main question motivating the current research was, What factors are related to CRP in the elderly? Weve known that as people age, their CRP levels go up, Vieira said. Thats one of the reasons why older individual...

Single Drug to Check Both Glucose and Cholesterol in Diabetics on the Cards

...emonstrated the potential to improve two important metabolic parameters with one drug, Fonseca said, while presenting his teams findings at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists 16th Annual Meeting and Clinical Congress. The researchers conducted a clinical trial, dividing patients into two g...

Fat Horses Face Health Problems

...ss, a malady that occurs as a result of changes to metabolic processes that alter the delicate balances between the destruction and creation of new cells in the body. Oxidative stress is an imbalance between the production of free radicals and reactive oxygen species and the bodys anti-oxidant defense mechan...

Experts Propose New Criteria for Alzheimer's Diagnosis

... define the clinical, biochemical, structural, and metabolic presence of AD," they say. Dr Norman Foster, Center for Alzheimer's Care, Department of Neurology, University of Utah, US, feels that it is time that advanced technologies be involved in the diagnosis of AD. "We should seize this opportunity t...

Smoking Linked to Lower Parkinson's Disease Risk

...neurons; or cigarette smoke alters the activity of metabolic enzymes or competes with other substrates for these enzymes and thereby alters the production of toxic endogenous (dopamine quinones) or exogenous (MPP+) metabolites," the authors write. "Ultimately, only randomized intervention trials can confirm ...

Parkinson's Targets Two Distinct Brain Networks, Finds Study

... areas in this motor network that showed decreased metabolic activity and some areas that had increased metabolic activity. Over time, the cognitive network became apparent. And as the disease progressed and sympto...

Milk and Dairy Products Protect Against metabolic Syndrome

...clustering of abnormal body chemistry known as the metabolic syndrome , suggests a study in the Journal of Epid...at, and blood pressure defined the presence of the metabolic syndrome in the men studied. The mens health was tracked over 20 years, during which time data fro...

Cane Sugar,corn Syrup Have Similar Effects on Hunger

...orn sweeteners with obesity came from animal-based metabolic studies using pure fructose. This study, on the other hand, used beverages sweetened with two types of high-fructose corn syrup: HFCS 55, which contains about 55 percent fructose and 45 percent glucose; and HFCS 42, which is about 42 percent fructose...

Scientists Identified Obesity Control Switch

...rmation of brown fat cells in part by turning on a metabolic pathway controlled by PGC-1alpha, which was discovered in Spiegelman's lab, and the gene UCP1, which allows cells to release large amounts of energy as heat. If continued research demonstrates that engineering fat precursor cells with PRDM16 and im...

Scientists Identify "master Switch" for Brown Fat in Mice

...rmation of brown fat cells in part by turning on a metabolic pathway controlled by PGC-1alpha and the gene UCP1, which allows cells to release large amounts of energy as heat. The researchers believe that engineering cells with PRDM16 may work as obesity preventive in humans, if their continued research in m...

Newborn Screening Tests for Babies

...l newborns for PKU (phenylketonuria), an inherited metabolic disorder that, if untreated, causes severe mental retardation. But today Massachusetts requires screening for only 12 of the 29 core conditions. Nationwide, a discouraging 6.1 percent of babies are born in states that required screening for only 10...

Insulin Sensitizer- Energy Conserving Signal to Brain

... the brain, adiponectin enhances the activity of a metabolic enzyme called AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) to stimulate greater food consumption. Moreover, the researchers found that adiponectin decreased energy expenditure. They also showed that blood and spinal fluid adiponectin levels in the brain nor...

Targeted Food Tax to Improve Health

...clustering of abnormal body chemistry known as the metabolic syndrome , suggests a study in the Journal of Epid...at, and blood pressure defined the presence of the metabolic syndrome in the men studied. The mens health was tracked over 20 years, during which time data from...

All Babies in Massachusetts Should Be Screened for Life-Threatening Disorders

...l newborns for PKU (phenylketonuria), an inherited metabolic disorder that, if untreated, causes severe mental retardation. But today Massachusetts requires screening for only 12 of the 29 core conditions. The March of Dimes endorsed the 2004 report of the American College of Medical Genetics that calls for ...

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