Posts Tagged ‘molecular biology’

Tracking Obesity into Cellular Mitochondria

February 15, 2024 — Science has come a long way from simplistic assumptions about fat tissue as some sort of fuel depot for the excess calories a person consumes. In fact, adipose tissue is a very active endocrine organ that regulates the use and storage of energy in ways that new research is explaining. At a cellular level, new […]

Digging Deeply into the Personal Molecular Basis of Obesity

January 22, 2018 — One of the hottest concepts in obesity is precision medicine. That’s especially important because obesity is different in every person who experiences it. One person might respond beautifully to a given treatment. Then that same treatment will have disappointing effects in the next person. So it’s exciting to see new landmark research in Cell Systems that […]

Two Promising New Obesity Treatments

December 16, 2014 — More evidence of vibrant interest in new obesity treatments can be found in the news around two promising new approaches to the treatment of obesity. These research results are from animals and lab models, so there’s a long way to go before the promising concepts become approved medical treatments. The first comes from a new study published in […]