Metabolic imbalance triggers inflammatory immune response

An imbalance in the metabolism can trigger inflammatory processes in the body and activate the immune system even among newborns and children under one year of age, scientists have found.

Disinhibition that limits weight loss tied to impaired metabolism in obese females

 A new study has revealed that obese females' disinhibition (detrimental eating and behavioral characteristics) that limits successful weight loss is linked to impaired metabolism.

Novel drug turns 'bad' white fat into 'good' brown fat

Scientists have found an experimental drug that turned "bad" fat cells into "good" brown-like fat.

Soon, obesity may be cured with just a pill sans exercise

Scientists have recently found a new hormone that may help cure obesity without putting too much effort in exercising.

Metabolism pointer for quitting smoking

How quickly a smoker breaks down nicotine is a guide to which therapy is best for kicking the habit, according to research published Monday.

Why obese people don't develop metabolic problems

Obesity does not always go hand in hand with metabolic changes in the body that can lead to diabetes, heart disease and stroke, says a research.

Human body can't be made to increase natural metabolic rate

A new study has revealed that human body can't be made to increase natural metabolic rate.

Pulmonary hypertension's links with diabetes, cancer discovered

 A team of scientists have discovered pulmonary hypertension's links with diabetes and cancer.

Cold conditions help body produce calorie-burning fat

Exposure to cold temperatures can convert white fat tissue from the thighs and belly to beige fat that burns calories for heat, says new research.

Mobile phones cause changes in metabolism

Mobile phones are certainly causing some changes in the human body`s metabolism unlike claims made by cellular operators, medical experts have said.

Sleep in cool room to `boost` your metabolism

A new study has revealed that sleeping in a cool environment can help people boost their metabolism.

Brain activity influencing protein may help treat obesity, diabetes

A new study has found that a particular protein that controls gene and has a crucial role in certain brain areas to regulate metabolism, and could help in treatment of obesity and diabetes.

Metabolism is linked with gene regulation: Study

In a discovery that holds promise for the understanding of many diseases, including cancer, researchers have discovered a new way by which metabolism is linked to the regulation of DNA - the basis of our genetic code.

Burn brown fat, shed weight faster

If you want to lose weight fast, turn your focus on brown fat instead of normal, white fat. According to researchers, brown fat plays an active role in metabolism.

Blue light can better satisfy hunger pangs

If you have earned an evening dinner with your girlfriend today, ensure the surroundings are lit in blue - to give both of you a fulfilling eating-together experience.

Tailored diet may help you lose more weight

A gene-based diet, customised according to a person`s metabolism, can help people lose up to three times more weight, a new study has found.

Did humans swap brains for brawn?

Why humans are far more intelligent than their closest living relatives like monkeys and apes may be because our ancestors swapped brains for brawn, a study has suggested.

Life on Earth may have originated at deep sea vents millions of years ago

In the race to know how life finally originated on earth, a thrilling research now reveals that simple metabolic reactions emerged near ancient seafloor hot springs, enabling the leap from a non-living to a living world.

What to do before morning workout?

Working out in the morning may seem like a pain but it`s the best way for a healthy start to the day.

Experts warn against following diet trends blindly

Experts have warned against following diet trends blindly after a research, which suggested that middle age people who are on high-protein diet are at greater risk of dying from cancer, caused many people to believe that they should totally exclude protein from their diets to avoid cancer.