July 10, 2020
Adults with obesity are more susceptible to influenza A/H1N1pdm—the swine flu virus, according to a new study that did not, however, find a similar association with the seasonal flu.
June 25, 2020
Childhood obesity is a health threat that is becoming more and more common worldwide. It increases risk later on for a variety of life-threatening challenges, including type 2 diabetes, cancer, heart disease and even mental health problems
May 25, 2020
altered gene expression in fat tissue may help explain why individuals who have regained weight after weight loss surgery still experience benefits such as metabolic improvements and a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes
May 7, 2020
Researchers identify a molecular auto-control system to avoid an excessive brown adipose tissue activity
A scientific team found a new metabolism regulation system for the brown adipose tissue using the kallikrein-kinin hormonal system, so far related to the physiology of the renal and cardiovascular system and inflammation and pain processes
April 24, 2020
Researchers have unveiled the precise shape of a key player in human metabolism, which could open the door to better treatments for obesity and other metabolic disorders
April 20, 2020
The increasing prevalence of obesity is a major challenge to society. At the Department of Molecular Biosciences, the Wenner-Gren Institute, researchers are investigating how increased metabolism can help the body burn fat and sugar.
January 10, 2020
Fat cells are filled with droplets coated by molecules that act like hotel doormen: These “doormen” control cellular access for nutrients as well as for the exit of energy-supplying molecules called lipids
December 2, 2019
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