When You Eat Is Just As Crucial As What You Eat
It has been known that excess energy is stored in fat cells, which signal these levels to the brain. Now, scientists have discovered that deleting the clock gene Arntl in fat cells leads to obesity in mice, and also causes a change in the timing of their normal eating schedule...
Certain Jobs Associated With Higher Breast Cancer Risk
Certain occupations lead to a higher risk of breast cancer than others, specifically ones that bring the worker in contact with possible carcinogens and endocrine disruptors. This previously ignored topic has been addressed in new research in the journal Environmental Health...
Genetic Link Found In Children With Kidney Defects And Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Mutations present in children born with kidney defects are known to cause neurodevelopmental delay or mental illness, according to new research appearing in the American Journal of Human Genetics. Around 10 percent of kids with kidney defects have these mutations in their genomes, also known to be associated with mental illness and neurodevelopmental delay...