A Simple Test Could Predict Whether a Comatose Patient Will Ever Wake Up

Posted in Science on 28th May, 2016
by Alex Muller

Overall, the cerebral metabolic rate accounted for the imminent return of awareness in 94 per cent of patients.

Starving cells of sugar could be the key to future cancer treatments

Posted in Medicine on 27th Sep, 2015
by Alex Muller

Cancer cells are cells that cheat death; rather than growing old and dying, as healthy cells do, they continue to grow and divide.

A metabolic master switch underlying human obesity

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

Researchers have unveiled a new pathway that controls human metabolism by prompting our adipocytes, or fat cells, to store fat or burn it away.

Could sleeping less be a Cause of weight gain?

Posted in Medicine on 8th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

New research shows that losing as little as 30 minutes of sleep per day can have long-term consequences for body weight and metabolism.

Turning off a Fat Accumulation Gene to Reduce Obesity proven in Mice

Posted in Science on 11th Apr, 2014
by Alex Muller

A genetic switch that can accelerate a persons basal metabolic rate; leading to a dramatic reduction in the risk for obesity and diabetes.