Physiology (44 News)

Blocking Trypsin Increases Beneficial Metabolic Hormones Releasing

May 18, 2019 3:00 pm
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Blocking the action of an enzyme involved in protein digestion may improve metabolic health, according to a new study published ahead of print in t...

Developmental Impairments Are Not Due to Acidic Blood in pRTA

May 6, 2019 3:00 pm
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Preclinical findings will pave the way for better therapies; the paper also gave the first author, an undergraduate, insights into scientific research...

Researchers Identify Gene Regions Associated with Sleep Duration

Mar 18, 2019 3:00 pm
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A study led by investigators from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the University of Exeter Medical School has identified 76 new gene regio...

A Regulatory, Genetic Mechanism in Plants That Could Help Fight Bacterial Infection

Mar 11, 2019 3:00 pm
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A team led by a plant pathologist at the University of California, Riverside, has identified a regulatory, genetic mechanism in plants that could h...

Genetically Engineered Mice Mimic Common Sleep Problems

Feb 20, 2019 2:00 pm
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Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis studied mice genetically modified to mimic the genetic disease neurofibromatos...

Starving Out Prostate Cancer Could Lead to New Therapy

Feb 13, 2019 3:00 pm
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An old military tactic, widely used in Roman and medieval times, is now being put to good use in cancer research. The idea is that if you star...

Newly Discovered Gene Links between Illness and the Increased Need for Sleep

Feb 13, 2019 2:00 pm
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Humans spend nearly one-third of their lives in slumber, yet sleep is still one of biology's most enduring mysteries. Little is known about wha...

Metabolic Plasticity of Cancer Cells Makes Them Harder to Stop

Feb 12, 2019 12:00 pm
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When metastatic cancer cells need to avoid a threat, they simply reprogram themselves. Rice University scientists are beginning to get a handle on ...

How Is the Body's Clock Linked to Mental Health and Diseases?

Feb 4, 2019 12:00 pm
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A large-scale genomic analysis has revealed some of the inner workings of the body clock, shedding new light on how it links to mental health and d...

The Effects of Linoleic Acid on the Human Body Are Largely Dependent on Genes

Jan 21, 2019 2:00 pm
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The effects of linoleic acid on the human body are largely dependent on genes, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows. Linoleic a...

The Evolutionary Forces Which Act on Male Fruit Flies Depend on Multiple Mating

Jan 19, 2019 4:00 pm
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Results, published in Nature Communications, have shown that the nature of the evolutionary forces which act on male fruit flies depend on how many...

The Potential Role of Extra-cellular ATP in Plant's Immunity Response

Jan 19, 2019 2:00 pm
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Washington State University researchers have discovered the way plants respond to disease-causing organisms, and how they protect themselves, leadi...

How Does Every Single Cell in the Plant Know Its Growing Direction?

Dec 22, 2018 12:00 pm
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Knowing which way is up or down is important for all living things. For plants, which grow roots into the soil and flowers above ground, getting th...

Study Reveals a Newly Human Enzyme That Could Play a Key Role in Childbirth and Muscle Diseases

Dec 20, 2018 3:00 pm
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Since the 1960s, scientists have known of a modification that occurs to a particular molecule in muscles, especially after exercise. What scientist...

The Epigenetic Mechanism Involved in Schizophrenia

Dec 17, 2018 11:00 am
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A study using a PET scan tracer developed at the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has identified, for...

Receiving Genetic Test Information Can Alter Body Physiology

Dec 15, 2018 12:00 pm
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Millions of people in the United States alone have submitted their DNA for analysis and received information that not only predicts their risk for ...

Parents should Pay Attention to the Food that they Give to their hereditary fructose intolerance (HFI) Babies

Sep 25, 2018 1:00 pm
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Babies with inherited intolerance of fructose face a risk of acute liver failure if they are fed certain widely available formulas containing fruct...

Understanding the Effects of Aging on Mitochondria

Sep 16, 2018 11:00 am
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Defective energy production in old neurons might explain why our brains are so prone to age-related diseases. Salk researchers used a new method to di...

Time-Restricted Feeding May Reverse Diseases Related to Biological Clock Defects

Sep 13, 2018 10:00 am
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LA JOLLA—Scientists at the Salk Institute found that mice lacking the biological clocks thought to be necessary for a healthy metabolism could s...

Time Spent Sleeping on the Weekends has Potential Impact on the Likelihood of Dying Young !!

Aug 29, 2018 1:00 pm
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There’s nothing quite like crawling under the covers on Friday night with the intention of snoozing well into Saturday. But sleep can be stressf...


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