Specific genetic variant may help prevent obesity

A preclinical study by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators shows that a specific human genetic variant of a receptor that stimulates insulin release may help individuals be more resistant to obesity. The researchers discovered that this variant behaves differently in the cell which

Could eating turkey ease colitis?

Thanksgiving is often a time for thinking about your belly. For those with an inflammatory bowel diseases like ulcerative colitis, feasting can be associated with stress, even when food isn’t a trigger for the painful symptoms. New research in mice suggests that

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