Articles tagged with: metabolism
Parkinson’s Protein May Regulate Fat Metabolism New research reveals that Parkin, a protein linked to some cases of early-onset Parkinson’s disease, regulates how cells in our bodies take up and process dietary fats. The finding suggests that defective Parkin may contribute to early-onset Parkinson’s by changing the amount and types of fat in the body. […]
two cups of Oolong tea a day not only increases your metabolism to incredible levels, but also blocks the processes which cause carbohydrates to turn to fat and stick right where you want it the least!
Insight offers new angle of attack on variety of brain tumors A research team led by scientists at Brown University and the University of California–San Francisco have associated a mutation found in many kinds of brain tumors with a molecular process that affects metabolism genes. The discovery may open the door to developing new treatments […]
$7.5M grant to fund research on interaction of drinking and HIV infection Individually, HIV and excessive alcohol consumption are international health crises, but when they intersect they can be uniquely troubling. Scientists at the Brown Alcohol Research Center on HIV, a new federally funded center, will explore physiological and behavioral questions raised by the combination, […]