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Possible new diagnostic, treatment approach for aggressive prostate cancer

Researchers have discovered a link between prostate cancer aggressiveness and the accumulation of a compound produced when cholesterol is metabolized in cells, findings that...

The internal clock and feeding rhythm set the pace of the...

Living organisms have adapted to the day-night cycle and, in most cases, evolved a "circadian clock" – that is: an actual cellular metronome –...

A New—and Reversible—Cause of Aging

Researchers have discovered a cause of aging in mammals that may be reversible. The essence of this finding is a series of molecular events that...
Benfits of dieting remain after pounds

Black women must work harder to lose as much weight as...

Not fair! It appears African-American women must consume less food, or burn more calories, than their white counterparts to lose the same amount of...

HIV-1 accessory protein helps induce metabolic defects

The wily human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) has another trick up its sleeve, one that can disrupt cellular metabolism and raise the risk of heart...

Targeting cancer’s sweet tooth

Ludwig researchers have elucidated a key mechanism by which cancer cells change how they metabolize glucose to generate the energy and raw materials required...
Common cause for breast cancer and heart disease?

Imaging Can Identify Breast Cancer Subtypes, Treatment Response

An optical imaging technique that measures metabolic activity in cancer cells can accurately differentiate breast cancer subtypes, and it can detect responses to treatment...

Eat More, Weigh Less: Worm Study Provides Clues to Better Fat-Loss...

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have discovered key details of a brain-to-body signaling circuit that enables roundworms to lose weight independently of...

Transplanting fat may be effective treatment for metabolic disease

Transplanting fat may treat such inherited metabolic diseases as maple syrup urine disease (MSUD) by helping the body process the essential amino acids that...

Tiny nano and laser tech tests antibiotic treatment in minutes

Researchers at EPFL have built a matchbox-sized device that can test for the presence of bacteria in a couple of minutes, instead of up...

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