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Overeating not the primary cause of obesity, scientists claim

The scientists argue for the 'carbohydrate-insulin model', which explains obesity as a metabolic disorder driven by what we eat, rather than how much.

Life Scientist 23 September, 2021

Standing more may help to prevent chronic diseases

Standing is associated with better insulin sensitivity, independently of a person's amount of daily physical activity, sitting time, fitness level or weight.

Life Scientist 22 September, 2021

Exposure to sunlight enhances romantic passion

In 32 study subjects, all treated with UVB phototherapy, both men and women exhibited a rise in romantic passion, and males also noted an increase in levels of aggression.

Life Scientist 21 September, 2021

Breast cancer ecotypes could guide personalised treatment

Researchers reveal more than 50 distinct cancer, immune and connective cell types and states which could assign breast cancers to one of nine cancer 'ecotypes'.

Life Scientist 21 September, 2021

Genetic trigger for type 1 diabetes may be in the lungs

New research supports a theory that respiratory viral infections can trigger the onset of type 1 diabetes.

Life Scientist 17 September, 2021

Biotechnology
Creating a genetic medicine manufacturing ecosystem: part 2

Creating a genetic medicine manufacturing ecosystem: part 2

The landscape has shifted from a hopeless pipedream to firm steps and to the creation of such an ecosystem, from the unlikeliest places.

Article 06 September, 2021
Health & Medical
Overeating not the primary cause of obesity, scientists claim

Overeating not the primary cause of obesity, scientists claim

The scientists argue for the 'carbohydrate-insulin model', which explains obesity as a metabolic disorder driven by what we eat, rather...

Article 23 September, 2021
Life Sciences
Proteins from the liver may cause Alzheimer's in the brain

Proteins from the liver may cause Alzheimer's in the brain

A probable cause of Alzheimer's disease is the leakage from blood into the brain of fat-carrying particles transporting toxic proteins,...

Article 16 September, 2021
Molecular Biology
Gene variant linked to autism spectrum disorder

Gene variant linked to autism spectrum disorder

Researchers have shown that a deficit in histone methylation could lead to the development of autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Article 09 August, 2021
Lab Technology
Innovation in life sciences amid a pandemic

Innovation in life sciences amid a pandemic

Life sciences organisations that embraced digital transformation were well positioned to adapt to immediate demands while maintaining production of...

Article 30 March, 2021
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