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Maternal Age at Childbirth May Affect Glucose Metabolism in Their Adult Male Children

Washington, DC - A mother’s age at childbirth may affect her male baby’s birth weight as well as his adult glucose metabolism, ...

New fat cells created quickly, but losing them

Once fat cells form, they might shrink during weight loss, but they do not disappear, a fact that has derailed many a ...

How Fat Breakdown – Yes, Breakdown! – Contributes to Insulin Resistance

New research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine has shed light on how chronic stress and obesity may contribute to type 2 diabetes. The findings point the finger at an unexpected biological perpetrator – the breakdown of fat. ... Full story

Breakfast Habits Affect Teens’ Metabolic Responses to Protein-packed Morning Meals

Routine breakfast skippers should gradually increase protein intake in the morning ... Full story

Molecule hijacks enzyme to boost alcohol metabolism

An experimental compound empowers an enzyme to help process acetaldehyde, a toxic metabolite of alcohol, according to new research supported by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). The findings, now online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), might lead to new treatments to help people with impaired ability to metabolize acetaldehyde and other toxic substances. NIAAA is part of the National Institutes of Health. ... Full story

Acetic acid inhibits insulin secretion

Acetate receptor inhibitors could improve diabetes therapy ... Full story

All body fat isn't created equal, Colorado State University research shows

FORT COLLINS - What makes one fat deposit “good” and the other so “bad”? ... Full story

‘Feeding and Fasting’ Hormone Adropin Can Improve Insulin Action

Research Holds Promise for Type 2 Diabetes Treatment, Says SLU Scientist ... Full story

Researchers discover insulin-decreasing hormone in flies, humans

A hormone that decreases insulin production during starvation has been identified in fruit flies and humans. Modulating this activity could lead to new treatments for people with diabetes. ... Full story

Predatory sea snails produce weaponized insulin

University of Utah biologists say the discovery may help reveal secrets of insulin function and energy metabolism in people. ... Full story

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