A study linked irregular sleeping habits to the increased risk of metabolic disorders, including obesity and high blood sugar. An hour of variability in time for bed and time for sleep can raise the risk to up to 27 percent.
Public Health June 7, 2019
Using the concept of artificial metabolism, a team from Cornell University designed lifelike machines using synthetic DNA. These self-organizing and self-assembling robots can also evolve and grow, but the scientists say they are only lifelike, not alive.
Robotics April 22, 2019
Researchers found that on average, women's brains are three years younger than men's brains. The team believes that this explains why women tend to experience less cognitive decline in old age.
Public Health February 5, 2019
In mice study, animals that lack the immune cell IEL remained trim despite consuming diets high in fat, salt, and sugar. Normal mice developed high blood pressure and became obese.
Public Health January 30, 2019
Previous studies have shown that restricting the caloric intake of different animals can make them live longer. Now a new study has been released saying that restricting calories for humans can also slow down their aging process.
Healthy Living/Wellness April 2, 2018
Just how much can coffee affect the body? A new research finds that drinking coffee actually affects changes in more than a hundred metabolites in the blood.
Healthy Living/Wellness March 16, 2018
USDA funded research finds bad news with high protein meal and high sugar drink pairings. As it turns out, combining these two could lead to more fat storage and salty food cravings.
Healthy Living/Wellness July 22, 2017
Researchers find that naked mole rats can survive in low to zero oxygen conditions. Find out just how fructose-driven metabolism helps the hairless rodents to survive.
Animals April 21, 2017
A blood test uses an algorithm to measure metabolite concentrations and is 98 percent effective in identifying patients with autism. This method not only detects the disease, but can also predict where it belongs on the autism spectrum.
Biotech March 17, 2017
Committing to a carefully planned diet may not be enough to ensure weight loss unless you pay close attention to your metabolism. Make sure to include these food items in your meal plan to boost your fat burn.
Healthy Living/Wellness March 7, 2017
A new study suggests eating too much meals that are high in saturated fat may destroy your liver metabolism. Researchers warn that high-fat meals can lead to the development of non-alcoholic fatty liver.
Healthy Living/Wellness February 17, 2017
Despite independent evolution for 400 million years, sharks and tunas still share common genetic traits such as higher metabolism, higher body temperature and fast swimming skills.
Animals October 8, 2016
Jillian Michaels disagrees with a study that says 'The Biggest Loser' changed the metabolism of the contestants. For her, exercising and eating right would never interfere with diet.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 23, 2016
Exposure to light sources influences sleep patterns. Now, a new study shows it may also affect metabolism and insulin resistance.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 21, 2016
Human beings have larger brains than other primates, and we also live longer and have more children. This may be due to our higher metabolisms, new research reveals.
Animals May 4, 2016
A study among 'The Biggest Loser' contestants revealed why it is hard to maintain weight loss. Among the factors identified in the study include slow metabolism and poor metabolic adaptation.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 3, 2016
Dark chocolates rich in magnesium can help you sleep better. Researchers showed that levels of magnesium rise and fall as cells undergo the 24 hour circadian rhythm.
Life April 16, 2016
Should you eat that chocolate or not? Your decision may be affected by a protein first associated with the metabolic process, as researchers found that it has a role in controlling feeding behavior.
Life February 28, 2016
Exercise early in life can positively affect good bacteria in the gut and promote healthier brain and metabolism in one’s lifetime. Researchers have probed the "plasticity" of over 100 trillion good bacteria in the human gut to optimize wellness.
Life January 4, 2016
A fitness tracker expected to be revealed at CES in January 2016 uses a nanosensor to accurately detect the amount of fat burned.
Wearable Tech December 7, 2015
A new study found that the intake of fish oil and lard in mice may produce different gut bacteria. Although the study was performed in animals, the researchers hope that they can provide more information regarding the results' applicability in humans.
Life August 31, 2015
There’s no disputing science. Backed by solid proof, these tips are all you’ll need to blast fat away and slim down to your best size.
Life April 27, 2015
Sitting for prolonged periods is associated with up to 90 percent increased risks for diabetes and even premature death and exercise can't help reduce these odds.
Life January 20, 2015
A team of researchers has created a pill using human stem cells, which can potentially convert bad fat into good fat. However, this system does not reap the same benefits as physical exercise.
Life December 10, 2014
Food and nutritional products may soon contain an ingredient that could provide the body with some of the benefits of physical exercise. Researchers, however, cautioned that no single product could augment all of the positive effects of being physically active.
Life November 24, 2014
Stressful events can slow the body’s metabolism so much that women could potentially experience an 11-pound weight gain over the course of a year, study says. Weight gain becomes more likely because the body burns fewer calories.
Life July 14, 2014
As human evolution progressed, our ancestors lost muscle mass while gaining brain power, according to a new metabolic study. Humans channeled more energy to their brains so muscles received less.
Animals May 28, 2014
A new study shows that pregnant mothers on a high-fat diet are likely to give birth to children that suffer from lifelong obesity and related metabolic problems due to altered brain structure in the region of the brain that regulates metabolism.
Life January 26, 2014
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