News tagged with fat cells

Liver, dietary proteins key in fertility

When you think about organs with an important role in reproduction, the liver most likely doesn't spring to mind. But a new report in the February issue of Cell Metabolism, a Cell Press publication, shows that estrogen receptors ...

dateFeb 01, 2011 in Medical research
shares0 comments 0

Cellular feast or famine

Not all cholesterol is bad. Every cell requires it for growth – they either have to get cholesterol somewhere or they die. In a new study published April 6 in the journal Cell Metabolism, researchers from Sanford-Burnham ...

dateApr 05, 2011 in Medical research
shares0 comments 0

Designer probiotics could reduce obesity

Specially designed probiotics can modulate the physiology of host fat cells say scientists writing in Microbiology. The findings could lead to specialised probiotics that have a role in the prevention or treatment of conditions ...

dateDec 23, 2010 in Medical research
shares0 comments 1

Fueling the body on fat

Researchers have found what appears to be a critical tuning dial for controlling whole body energy, according to a new report in the January issue of Cell Metabolism. When energy levels within cells drop, it sets off a series ...

dateJan 04, 2011 in Medical research
shares0 comments 3