Neural mechanism responsible for fat breakdown

From brain, to fat, to weight loss, a new study has revealed the neural mechanism responsible for fat breakdown.

Gut bacteria can help lose flab

 Biologists at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden have for the first time identified in detail how some of our most common intestinal bacteria interact during metabolism.

How gut microbes make you fat

Scientists have found evidence that gut bacteria may affect circadian rhythms and metabolism leading some people to gain extra weight.

Revealed: Why women always freeze in offices!

Researchers have finally explained why women often freeze at work whereas their male counterparts don't.

It's time to 'stand up, sit less, move more' for better health, weight

It is time to get up and start walking, as a new study reveals that replacing time spent sitting with time walking around could have additional benefits for your waistline and body mass index (BMI).

How losing a night's sleep loss can cost your body

Scientists have shown that not sleeping for a night can alter the genes that control the biological clocks in cells throughout our body.

French connection: Have cheese for super heart health

Do you know why the French have low cardiovascular diseases despite having a diet high in saturated fats?

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.