Aspirin may slow breast cancer recurrence

Some postmenopausal overweight breast cancer patients who use common anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin or ibuprofen have significantly lower breast cancer recurrence rates, scientists have found.

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.

Fasting can reduce cholesterol levels in prediabetic patients

A new research on periodic fasting has identified a biological process in the body that converts bad cholesterol in fat cells to energy, thus combating diabetes risk factors.

Obese? Blame it on fat cells` expansion

You have heard about obesity or accumulation of fat but do you know that nutrition is not the only factor driving obesity in our kids?

Aqualyx: Alternative to liposuction?

Aqualyx, a new treatment to help rid body fat, has come out -- Claiming to be an effective alternative to liposuction, the treatment involves injections that "break down cells that you then pass through urine".

Faster method for converting fat cells to liver cells discovered

Scientists have developed a fast, efficient way to turn cells extracted from routine liposuction into liver cells.

Stem cell treatment to `rebuild lost tissue from fat cells`

A ground-breaking stem cell treatment in which lost tissues can be created from fat cells has been hailed by scientists as “a new dawn” in regenerative medicine.

Red wine, fruit compound may be vital weapon against obesity

A compound found in red wine, grapes and other fruits are able to block cellular processes that facilitate fat cells to develop, thus opening the door to a potential method for controlling obesity, a new study has revealed.

Fat cells can protect our body against diabetes

Fat cells can protect the body against diabetes and obesity-related metabolic diseases.

Ovarian cancer feeds on fat cells in abdomen

Ovarian cancer cells injected into the abdomen of healthy mice find their way to the omentum within 20 minutes.

Converting white fat cells into brown could harbour obesity cure

Manipulating a cellular process, called autophagy-which has been found to regulate the formation and inter-conversion of white fat cells and brown fat cells in mice-could solve the problem of obesity.

Converting white fat cells into brown could harbour obesity cure

Manipulating a cellular process, called autophagy-which has been found to regulate the formation and inter-conversion of white fat cells and brown fat cells in mice-could solve the problem of obesity.