Researchers have discovered a previously unknown signaling pathway that regulates surface proteins on bacteria that can lead to new targets for antibiotics.READ MORE
Montmorency tart cherries reduced systolic blood pressure, insulin levels and insulin concentrations in adults with metabolic syndrome participating in a small pilot study.READ MORE
Soy protein has the ability to lower cholesterol by a small but significant amount, suggests a new study.READ MORE
Two proteins central to the pathology of Alzheimer's disease act as prions -- misshapen proteins that spread through tissue like an infection by forcing normal proteins to adopt the same misfolded shape -- according to new UC San Francisco research.
Researchers have discovered differences in fat cells that could potentially identify people predisposed to metabolic diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular and fatty liver disease.READ MORE