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Illustration of mitochondria, specialized structures in cells that turn nutrients into energy

The study examines the role of metabolism in immune cell behavior

Our body is a network of trillions of individual living cells. Thus, our overall state of bodily health is an ideal portrayal of how...
Yale researchers describe role of bacteria in drug response

Study reveals how gut bacteria could affect medical treatments

Have you ever wonder why a drug that works for someone else doesn't seem to work for you? It is still a quite mystery...
Fasting ramp up human metabolism, study

Fasting ramp up human metabolism, study

In addition to losing weight, a new study has discovered another benefit of fasting- suggesting that may also boost human metabolic activity, generate antioxidants,...
Hot bath may improve inflammation, metabolism- study

Hot bath may improve inflammation, metabolism- study

If you are unable to exercise, a hot bath treatment may help improve inflammation and blood sugar (glucose) levels, suggests a new study. Scientists particularly studied...
Radiation oncologist Julie Schwarz, MD, PhD, (right) and staff scientist Ramachandran Rashmi and their colleagues exploited cancer cell metabolism to kill cervical tumors that are resistant to standard chemotherapy and radiation

New study to prevent cervical cancer fuel supply stymies tumors

Recently researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have demonstrated that cervical tumors that don’t respond to radiation may be vulnerable...