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Milestone for brown fat research with new MRI scan

The first MRI scan to show 'brown fat' in a living adult could prove to be an essential step towards a new wave of...

Shivering and exercise convert white fat to brown

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...

Get all shivery to lose weight

There may be an upside to the cold weather after all. New research suggests that mild cold can help with weight loss. The secret...

Fighting Obesity: New Hopes From Brown Fat

If you want to lose weight, then you actually want more fat, not less. But you need the right kind: brown fat. This special...

Scientists discover hormone Irisin that triggers fat to burn energy

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...

Nuclear receptors reveal possible interventions for cancer, obesity

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....

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