The first MRI scan to show ‘brown fat’ in a living adult could prove to be an essential step towards a new wave of therapies … Read more
A new study suggests that shivering and bouts of moderate exercise are equally capable of stimulating the conversion of energy-storing ‘white fat’ into energy-burning ‘brown … Read more
There may be an upside to the cold weather after all. New research suggests that mild cold can help with weight loss. The secret is … Read more
If you want to lose weight, then you actually want more fat, not less. But you need the right kind: brown fat. This special type … Read more
A team led by researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has isolated a natural hormone from muscle cells that triggers some of the key health benefits … Read more
HOUSTON, Jan. 10, 2011 — Research with significant implications in the treatment and intervention of cancer and obesity has been published recently in two prestigious journals by University of Houston (UH) biochemist Dr. Jan-Åke Gustafsson….