Endocrinology
What makes mice fat, but not rats? Suppressing NMU, study finds

What makes mice fat, but not rats? Suppressing NMU, study finds

by Okayama UniversityAccording to a new study conducted by Okayama University researchers, the species-specific expression pattern of the NMU gene was responsible for different functions in rats

What makes mice fat, but not rats? Suppressing NMU, study finds

by Okayama UniversityAccording to a new study conducted by Okayama University researchers, the species-specific expression pattern of the NMU gene was responsible for different functions in rats
Treating acne with systemic antibiotics can have unintended consequences on maturing adolescent skeleton

Treating acne with systemic antibiotics can have unintended consequences on maturing adolescent skeleton

by Medical University of South CarolinaCredit:JCIInsight(2022).DOI:10.1172/jci.insight.160578During adolescence, sex hormones drive significant physiologic changes. One of the most un

Treating acne with systemic antibiotics can have unintended consequences on maturing adolescent skeleton

by Medical University of South CarolinaCredit:JCIInsight(2022).DOI:10.1172/jci.insight.160578During adolescence, sex hormones drive significant physiologic changes. One of the most un
Researchers identify new molecular targets into nonalcoholic steatohepatitis

Researchers identify new molecular targets into nonalcoholic steatohepatitis

by Higher Education PressIGF2BP2 overexpression induced liver steatosis (left), inflammation (middle) and hepatocyte apoptosis (right) in mice. Credit: Bing Zhou, Yunchen Luo, Nana Ji, Fei Mao, Liping

Researchers identify new molecular targets into nonalcoholic steatohepatitis

by Higher Education PressIGF2BP2 overexpression induced liver steatosis (left), inflammation (middle) and hepatocyte apoptosis (right) in mice. Credit: Bing Zhou, Yunchen Luo, Nana Ji, Fei Mao, Liping
Beneficial bacteria in the infant gut uses nitrogen from breast milk to support baby's health

Beneficial bacteria in the infant gut uses nitrogen from breast milk to support baby's health

by University of Massachusetts AmherstB. infantis biomass accumulation while utilizing urea as a nitrogen source. UMA272 (a), UMA299 (b), and UMA302 (c) growth on urea as the primary nitrogen sou

Beneficial bacteria in the infant gut uses nitrogen from breast milk to support baby's health

by University of Massachusetts AmherstB. infantis biomass accumulation while utilizing urea as a nitrogen source. UMA272 (a), UMA299 (b), and UMA302 (c) growth on urea as the primary nitrogen sou
Interrupting high-fat, high-calorie diet with regular 'fasting' cycles helps mice live longer, healthier life: study

Interrupting high-fat, high-calorie diet with regular 'fasting' cycles helps mice live longer, healthier life: study

by Jenesse Miller,University of Southern CaliforniaRegular cycles of a fasting-mimicking diet improved health and lifespans in mice that otherwise ate a high-fat diet. Credit: Jonathan Haase / U

Interrupting high-fat, high-calorie diet with regular 'fasting' cycles helps mice live longer, healthier life: study

by Jenesse Miller,University of Southern CaliforniaRegular cycles of a fasting-mimicking diet improved health and lifespans in mice that otherwise ate a high-fat diet. Credit: Jonathan Haase / U
Uridine makes you hungry: Research identifies potential target for therapeutics against eating disorders

Uridine makes you hungry: Research identifies potential target for therapeutics against eating disorders

by Maren Berghoff, Max-Planck-Institut für StoffwechselforschungGraphical Abstract. Credit:Cell Reports Medicine(2023). DOI: 10.1016/j.xcrm.2022.100897Uridine is not only a central buildin

Uridine makes you hungry: Research identifies potential target for therapeutics against eating disorders

by Maren Berghoff, Max-Planck-Institut für StoffwechselforschungGraphical Abstract. Credit:Cell Reports Medicine(2023). DOI: 10.1016/j.xcrm.2022.100897Uridine is not only a central buildin
Research team provides guidelines, recommendations for intermittent fasting

Research team provides guidelines, recommendations for intermittent fasting

by University of Illinois at ChicagoCredit:Nature Reviews Endocrinology(2022). DOI: 10.1038/s41574-022-00638-xA University of Illinois Chicago team has summarized research on intermit

Research team provides guidelines, recommendations for intermittent fasting

by University of Illinois at ChicagoCredit:Nature Reviews Endocrinology(2022). DOI: 10.1038/s41574-022-00638-xA University of Illinois Chicago team has summarized research on intermit
Traditional native Indian medicine is effective in treatment of type 2 diabetes, study finds

Traditional native Indian medicine is effective in treatment of type 2 diabetes, study finds

by University of NottinghamCredit: CC0 Public DomainA new study, led by experts at the University of Nottingham, has found that several traditional medicines commonly used in South Asia, are effe

Traditional native Indian medicine is effective in treatment of type 2 diabetes, study finds

by University of NottinghamCredit: CC0 Public DomainA new study, led by experts at the University of Nottingham, has found that several traditional medicines commonly used in South Asia, are effe
Can we harness intestinal cells to treat endocrine disorders?

Can we harness intestinal cells to treat endocrine disorders?

by Nancy Fliesler,Children's Hospital BostonUsing a newly developed protocol, Daniel Zeve, MD, and David Breault, MD, have been able to derive human enteroendocrine cells from human intestin

Can we harness intestinal cells to treat endocrine disorders?

by Nancy Fliesler,Children's Hospital BostonUsing a newly developed protocol, Daniel Zeve, MD, and David Breault, MD, have been able to derive human enteroendocrine cells from human intestin
Study finds 'healthy' obese people more likely to develop heart failure than those of normal weight

Study finds 'healthy' obese people more likely to develop heart failure than those of normal weight

by DiabetologiaCredit: Unsplash/CC0 Public DomainAdults who are obese but appear healthy (without common metabolic abnormalities such as high blood pressure, abnormal blood fats, or diabetes) are

Study finds 'healthy' obese people more likely to develop heart failure than those of normal weight

by DiabetologiaCredit: Unsplash/CC0 Public DomainAdults who are obese but appear healthy (without common metabolic abnormalities such as high blood pressure, abnormal blood fats, or diabetes) are