Adipose tissue, or fat, is an anatomical term for loose connective tissue composed of adipocytes. Its main role is to store energy in the form of fat, although it also cushions and insulates the body. Recent research shows that elevated levels of natriuretic peptides in adipose tissue protect against effects of high-fat diet. The findings…

Child abuse or childhood trauma changes the physical structure of the brain and have long-lasting effects like depression, impulsivity, aggressiveness, anxiety, more frequent substance abuse, and suicide. A study conducted by the McGill Group for Suicide Studies found that long-lasting effects of traumatic childhood experiences, like severe abuse, may be due to an impaired structure…

Clinicians and patients should use shared decision-making to select individualized treatments based on the new guidelines to prevent cardiovascular disease, suggests a commentary by three Mayo Clinic physicians published in this week’s Journal of the American Medical Association. Shared decision-making is a collaborative process that allows patients and their clinicians to make health care decisions…

Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have made a discovery about muscular dystrophy disorders that suggest new possibilities for treatment. In a study published today online in Stem Cell Reports, researchers found that stem cells in the muscles of muscular dystrophy patients may, at an early age, lose their…

On the occasion of World Hypertension Day, President of India Pranab Mukherjee said that proper education and awareness is the key to tackling the disease, which affects millions of Indians. Education, Awareness Key to Tackling Hypertension in India: President Pranab Mukherjee The official Twitter account of Rashtrapati Bhavan shared the President’s thoughts via a series…

In the United States, gender confirmation surgeries are on the rise, claims a newly released data. In 2016, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the world’s largest plastic surgery organization, found that more than 3,200 transfeminine and transmasculine surgeries were performed. The procedures can include anything from facial and body contouring to gender reassignment…

Type 2 diabetes patients can now manage their blood sugar levels with concentrated broccoli sprout extract, reveals a new study. The findings could offer a much needed alternative to address the condition, which has become a worldwide epidemic. Type 2 diabetes afflicts more than 300 million people globally, and as many as 15% of those…

People with schizophrenia may seem like they have lost touch with reality. Although schizophrenia is not as common as other mental disorders, the symptoms can be very disabling. Schizophrenia is a complicated disease that often appears in early adulthood. Although scientists have not traced the genetic causes, more than 80% of schizophrenia cases are considered…

A Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry expert breaks down the specific timeline of what should happen – and when – to keep your child’s smile healthy and happy. A baby’s dental care begins even before birth. First things first: The oral health of your child begins at conception – and it’s extremely important…

Lactate, which was assumed as a waste product acts as a fuel source for growing cancer cells in patients, reveals a new study. Scientists at the Children’s Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern (CRI) have discovered that lactate provides a fuel for growing tumors, challenging a nearly century-old observation known as the Warburg effect….

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