How skin diseases affect rest of body

Researchers have discovered that the skin is capable of communicating with the liver.

Why men store fat in apple shape and women in pear shape

Researchers have made a breakthrough, which could help explain why women tend to accumulate fat in the stereotypical `pear` shape, with more fat stored in the buttocks and thighs, and men in `apple` shape, with more fat around the belly.

Synthetic drug reverses serious liver damage

Scientists have developed a synthetic drug that can reverse fatty liver disease, a serious metabolic condition involving an abnormal build-up of fat in the liver, which damages the organ.