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Hormone discovery helps fight Diabetes

Scientists have identified a member of a new class of hormones produced by body fat that they think could lead to fresh approaches to combat diabetes and other conditions related to obesity. The hormone prevents the liver from accumulating fat and enhances the body’s ability to control glucose, scientists led by Gokhan Hotamisligil of the […]

New Genes tied to Puberty and Body Fat in Females

Recent studies showed the discovery of 30 genes that control the timing of puberty and body weight regulation in females.