- The more time you spend sitting, the more you increase your risk for type 2 diabetes.
- The glycemic index of a given food is not a set value but depends on the person, so what's non-fattening for one person may lead to weight gain for another: study.
- Marijuana smokers are 50 percent less likely to suffer from metabolic syndrome than those who have never smoked, according to a new study.
- As you can imagine, sugars like fructose can do some pretty devastating things to your system.
- A recent study has suggested that metabolic differences in men and women explain why women tend to perceive rooms colder than men.
- In the time it takes to brush your teeth in the morning, the Wize Mirror aims to give users an up-to-date health reading and predict their risk for developing certain health conditions.
- To include ‘experimenters" in assessment studies of e-cigarettes, one research team says, is of questionable value when monitoring public health trends.
- Rev-erbα helps influence genes in the liver while also regulating the cellular time clock. By uncoupling these processes, scientists may learn how to treat metabolic disease.
- Everything you need to know to protect your body from the new silent killer — metabolic syndrome.
- All that noise you're surrounded by might cause you to gain weight.
- New research finds adults with metabolic syndrome are twice as likely to die from disease compared to healthier adults.
- While metabolic problems increase risk of heart disease in everyone, a new study finds they don't increase risk in the same way among all women.
Metabolism refers to all chemical reactions that occur in the body. The majority of inherited metabolic disorders are due to defects of single genes that code for enzymes that facilitate conversion of various substances into others. In most of the disorders, problems arise due to accumulation of substances which are toxic or interfere with normal function, or to the effects of reduced ability to synthesize essential compounds.