High-fat diet fuels prostate cancer’s growth

A high-fat diet fuels the progression of prostate cancer but reducing fat could diminish or delay the risk for men with early-stage cancer.

McGill University | Dec. 2, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine diets fat food prostate-cancer

Do these genes link dietary fat and colon cancer?

Two genes that appear to help intestinal stem cells burn dietary fat may play a role in colon cancer, according to new research.

Todd Bates-Rutgers | Nov. 25, 2019 | futurity
~2 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine cancer colon-cancer dietary-fat food genes intestines stem-cells

Brown and white fat ‘speak different languages’

Mapping the proteins secreted by brown and white fat reveals their different roles throughout the body.

Mathias Traczyk-Copenhagen | Oct. 25, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine body-fat proteins

Costs and demand keep fish from malnourished people on coasts

Having some of the most nutritious fish in the world nearby doesn't save millions of people, particularly children, from malnutrition.

U. Washington | Sept. 30, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine fish fisheries malnutrition omega-3-fatty-acids

Just 4 nights with less sleep can alter fat storage

Restricting sleep for just four days can change how the body metabolizes fats, research finds. The outcomes are less satisfying meals and weight gain.

Kristie Auman-Bauer-Penn State | Sept. 24, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: featured health-and-medicine body-fat body-weight food metabolism sleep

Why dads are happier than moms

"Care context" may account for why dads are often often happier, less stressed, and less tired than moms.

Katie Bohn-Penn State | Sept. 24, 2019 | futurity
~6 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture emotions families fathers gender mothers parents stress

‘Beigeing’ white fat may replace brown

In mice, sympathetic nerves facilitate the "beigeing" of white fat to replace lost brown fat in cold temperatures.

Anna Varela - Georgia State | Sept. 3, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine body-fat metabolism obesity

Brown fat helps clear obesity-linked amino acids from blood

Understanding how brown fat filters amino acids could lead to treatments for obesity and type 2 diabetes.

Camden Flath-Futurity | Aug. 22, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine amino-acids body-fat diabetes food obesity

Prescription omega 3s keep triglycerides in check

A prescrption for omega-3 fatty acids is an option for reducing high levels of triglycerides, research finds.

Rose Brandt-Arizona | Aug. 20, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine fatty-acids heart-attacks hearts medications stroke

More fruits and veggies may ease fatigue for people with MS

A diet rich in fruits and vegetables may ease the fatigue that common in people with multiple sclerosis.

Marcene Robinson-Buffalo | Aug. 15, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine cholesterol fatigue food multiple-sclerosis

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