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How you can reverse insulin resistance

What is insulin resistance and how can you reverse it? An expert has answers for you. Gerald I. Shulman, a professor of medicine (endocrinology) and cellular and molecular physiology, investigator emeritus of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and co-director of the Yale Diabetes Research Center, studies the molecular basis for the condition, which...

Tue Apr 23, 2024 20:58
Study challenges benefits of intermittent fasting

When it comes to weight loss, how many calories you consume might be more important than when you consume them, researchers report. The findings challenge the popularity of intermittent fasting. For the study, published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine, the researchers randomly assigned 41 adults with obesity and prediabetes to either time-restricted...

Tue Apr 23, 2024 19:07
New method safely recruits immune cells to fight cancer

Researchers have developed a new cancer immunotherapy to localize cancer-killing cytokines in tumors to improve treatment effectiveness. Cancer is the monster of our society. Last year alone, more than 600,000 people in the United States died from cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. The relentless pursuit of understanding this complex...

Tue Apr 23, 2024 18:37
Community pharmacies can help people quit smoking

Community pharmacies may play a key role in helping people quit smoking, a new study shows. The findings provide valuable insights into the implementation of tobacco cessation services within community pharmacies while identifying barriers to further improvements. Tobacco use remains a leading preventable cause of death. Although two thirds of people...

Tue Apr 23, 2024 18:26
Sinking land is a problem for cities all over the world

Sinking land is overlooked as a hazard in urban areas globally, scientists report. For a new article published in the journal Science, Virginia Tech’s Manoochehr Shirzaei collaborated with Robert Nicholls of the University of East Anglia to highlight the importance of recent research analyzing how and why land is sinking—including a study published...

Tue Apr 23, 2024 16:48
Antarctic sea warming contributes to rising sea levels in North Atlantic

Human-induced environmental changes around Antarctica are contributing to sea level rise in the North Atlantic, a new study finds. The research team analyzed two decades of deep sea oceanographic data collected by observational mooring programs to show that a critical piece of Earth’s global system of ocean currents in the North Atlantic has weakened...

Tue Apr 23, 2024 16:27


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