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Researchers Identify a Key Enzyme That Controls White-to-Brown Fat Conversion

Researchers have identified a key enzyme which catalyzes the degradation of a potent activator of beige fat biogenesis.
17-Aug-2022 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Nationwide study shows rise in pregnancy-related complications during COVID-19 pandemic

In a paper published in JAMA Network Open, physician-scientists assessed how pregnancy-related complications and obstetric outcomes changed during the COVID-19 pandemic compared to pre-pandemic.
11-Aug-2022 10:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Alzheimer’s Disease Affects Most Known Biological Pathways in the Brain, Researchers Find

Researchers conducted a systematic assessment of more than 200,000 scientific publications to understand the breadth and diversity of biological pathways that contribute to Alzheimer’s disease by research over the last 30 years.
24-Jun-2022 9:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Newer COVID-19 Subvariants Are Less Vulnerable to Immunity Induced by Vaccination and Previous Infection, Researchers Find

In a letter published in the New England Journal of Medicine, physician-scientists report that the three Omicron subvariants currently dominant in the United States – officially known as subvariants BA.2.12.1, BA.4, and BA.5 – substantially...
23-Jun-2022 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Breakthrough Finding Could Yield Benefits for Patients with Diabetes

Endocrinologists have identified a key enzyme in the synthesis of a new class of lipids (or fats), called FAHFAs, that are made in human tissues and have beneficial effects on insulin sensitivity, blood sugar control and other metabolic-related...
17-Jun-2022 10:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Guidelines for Pancreatic Cancer Screening

While earlier guidelines had restricted screening to only those individuals with BRCA 1/2 who had a family history of pancreatic cancer, the new guidelines expand indication for screening for all with the gene variations regardless of family history.
3-Jun-2022 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Screening Some Sooner May Reduce Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Diabetes Diagnosis, Researchers Show

Researchers sought to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in diabetes diagnosis.
9-May-2022 5:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rapid Antigen COVID-19 Tests May Not Be Keeping Pace with Variants of Concern, Researchers Find

In a recent study, scientists at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center used live virus culture to assess how well four rapid antigen tests are able to detect these COVID variants of concern.
5-May-2022 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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