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*  'Addiction' to Cell-cycle Proteins Shuts Down Tumors in Mice:...
Obesity and Prostate Cancer: Gene Expression Signature of Human Periprostatic Adipose Tissue. Genes involved in the immunity ... though the investigators genetically silenced the proteins or blocked them with a drug in normal as well as cancerous tissues, ... a highly selective anticancer strategy that specifically targets cancer cells without significantly affecting normal tissues ...
http://www.medindia.net/news/addiction-to-cell-cycle-proteins-shuts-down-tumors-in-mice-study-108903-1.htm
*  Method to Convert Fat Cells into Liver Cells Developed by Stanford Researchers
But adipose stem cells merely have to be harvested from fat tissue. The process takes nine days from start to finish fast ... Liver cells are not something an adipose stem cell normally wants to turn into, Peltz said. The Stanford team knew it was ... "And because the new liver tissue is derived from a person's own cells, we do not expect that immunosuppressants will be needed ... Instead of growing on flat surfaces in a laboratory dish, the harvested adipose stem cells are cultured in a liquid suspension ...
http://www.medindia.net/news/method-to-convert-fat-cells-into-liver-cells-developed-by-stanford-researchers-126740-1.htm
*  Menopause, Obesity, and Cognitive Impairment Associated
But where does estrogen fit in? "Where there is increased adipose tissue , there is increased estrogen," said Dr. Zilberman. " ... Physiology is the study of how molecules, cells, tissues and organs function to create health or disease. The American ...
http://www.medindia.net/news/Menopause-Obesity-and-Cognitive-Impairment-Associated-91941-1.htm
*  Fat Loss and Glycemic Control With Omega 6 Fatty Acids in Post Menopausal Diabetic Women
... improve glycemic control and increase lean tissue mass. ... acid over a period of time can decreases adipose tissue mass, ... The goal of the study was to compare the effects of CLA and SAF on body weight, body composition, and adipose tissue ... CLA has been found to reduce weight and adipose tissue in various clinical trials and has been extensively promoted as a weight ... On the other hand SAF significantly reduced trunk adipose mass and increased lean tissue.. SAF also significantly decreased the ...
https://www.medindia.net/news/healthwatch/fat-loss-and-glycemic-control-with-omega-6-fatty-acids-in-post-menopausal-diabetic-women-88641-1.htm
*  Glucose Sensor That Controls Glucose Metabolism Identified
At other times it helps to convert glucose into fat for the purpose of storage in adipose tissue. This sensor is named Liver X ... New studies will focus on the question of whether glucose levels in other tissue types, such as the pancreas, activate LXR, ... Sarcoma, is a cancer that may arise from several soft-tissues or bone. Treatment in early stages is ... ...
http://www.medindia.net/news/view_news_main.asp?x=17032
*  Lower Rate Of Liver Disease In African-Americans Is Due To Difference In Fat Storage
Obese Hispanics tend to deposit fat in the liver and visceral adipose tissue - the area around the belly. Obese African- ... Americans deposit fat predominantly in subcutaneous adipose tissues - the area around the hips and thighs, Dr. Browning said. " ...
http://www.medindia.net/news/Lower-Rate-Of-Liver-Disease-In-African-Americans-Is-Due-To-Difference-In-Fat-Storage-49245-1.htm
*  Skipping Meals Doesn't Make You Thinner but Could Lead to Abdominal Weight Gain
Insulin resistance is also a risk for gaining abdominal fat known as white adipose tissue, which stores energy. Even though the ... If you're pumping out more sugar into the blood, adipose is happy to pick up glucose and store it which makes a happy fat cell ... but that is not what they wanted, they wanted to shrink these cells to reduce fat tissue." The research has been published in ... gorging and fasting mice had about the same body weights as control mice, their adipose depots were heavier. ...
https://www.medindia.net/news/skipping-meals-doesnt-make-you-thinner-but-could-lead-to-abdominal-weight-gain-149312-1.htm
*  Obesity May Contribute To Cancer Growth
"In an attempt to understand how fat tissue fuels tumour growth, our laboratory has focused on a possible role of adipose ... They report that tumours emit a signal that attracts progenitor cells from white adipose tissue in mouse models of cancer. ... These cells serve as stem cells in fat tissue. We have discovered that they expand in obesity and are mobilized into the ... However, although diet is an important factor, the direct effect of excess fat tissue on tumours has to be taken into ...
https://www.medindia.net/news/obesity-may-contribute-to-cancer-growth-108857-1.htm
*  Study shows how stem cell injections helped dogs suffering from osteoarthritis
Adipose (fat) tissue is a very useful source of these naturally occurring regenerative cells due to its abundance and easy ... The full article, "Intra-articular administration of autologous micro-fragmented adipose tissue in dogs with spontaneous ... feasibility and clinical efficacy of autologous micro-fragmented adipose tissue (MFAT). "We chose MFAT due to its capability to ... which is a disposable product that progressively reduces the size of the adipose tissue clusters while eliminating oily ...
https://www.medindia.net/health-press-release/Study-shows-how-stem-cell-injections-helped-dogs-suffering-from-osteoarthritis-377850-1.htm
*  Fat Plays a Vital Role After Exercise in Improving Glucose Tolerance
In response to exercise, an adipokine TGF beta 2 is released from the adipose tissue cells that improve glucose tolerance.' ... Two years ago, the international research team first demonstrated that adipose tissue offers beneficial metabolic effects in ... as an adipokine released from adipose tissue (fat) in response to exercise that actually improves glucose tolerance," says ... Additional investigation confirmed that levels of this one adipokine actually increased in the fat tissue as well as in the ...
https://www.medindia.net/news/fat-plays-a-vital-role-after-exercise-in-improving-glucose-tolerance-185804-1.htm
*  Exposure to Hard Plastics, Thermal Paper Receipts Ups Breast Cancer Risk
As a person becomes obese, that can change the adipose tissue, or change this microenvironment where the cancer can start or ... Breast biopsy involves removing a sample of breast tissue to determine whether it is cancerous or benign. ...
http://www.medindia.net/news/exposure-to-hard-plastics-thermal-paper-receipts-ups-breast-cancer-risk-169008-1.htm
*  White Fat is Converted to Calorie-Burning Beige Fat When Body is Exposed to Cold
A new study says that exposure to cold temperatures can convert white fat tissue from the thighs and belly to beige fat that ... Known as brown adipose tissue (BAT), brown fat is a particular kind of fat tissue that burns energy and glucose to generate ... Researchers analyzed belly fat tissue samples from 55 people to see if the tissue samples taken in winter showed more evidence ... The tissue created in this process is called beige fat. When rodents are exposed to cold temperatures, they can convert white ...
http://www.medindia.net/news/white-fat-is-converted-to-calorie-burning-beige-fat-when-body-is-exposed-to-cold-142308-1.htm
*  New Stem Cells That can Form Brain Cells Discovered
... cartilage and adipose tissue. ... Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine. This new field is ... Analysing brain tissue from biopsies, the researchers for the first time found stem cells locatedaround small blood vessels in ... Parkinsons Disease Surgical Treatment Genetics and Stem Cells Brain Brain Facts Ataxia Bone Marrow Transplantation Tissue ...
http://www.medindia.net/news/new-stem-cells-that-can-form-brain-cells-discovered-100487-1.htm
*  Long-Term Exposure to Cold can Stimulate Growth of Brown Fat
Brown fat, also known as brown adipose tissue (BAT), is a special kind of fat that burns energy and glucose to generate heat. ...
http://www.medindia.net/news/long-term-exposure-to-cold-can-stimulate-growth-of-brown-fat-137989-1.htm
*  Drug Increasing Brown Fat Helps Fight Obesity
We all have some brown fat - or brown adipose tissue, as it is also known - in our bodies, but it is found most abundantly in ... To carry out their research, the team used mice that had been bred to produce higher levels of the protein in adipose tissue. ... However, not all fat tissue is bad: the fat that accumulates in obesity is known as 'white fat', but the second form of fat ... It is also necessary to increase the number of blood vessels in the tissue to carry nutrients to the fat cells and the number ...
https://www.medindia.net/news/drug-increasing-brown-fat-helps-fight-obesity-184088-1.htm
*  Research Shows How Fat Cells Trigger Diabetes and Heart Disease
The new data suggests intrinsic defects in the critical adipose tissue cells and EPCs that are relevant to increased risk for ... In the current study, biopsies were performed to remove subcutaneous adipose tissue, which accounts for about 80 percent of ... "Adipose Tissue Dysregulation in Patients with Metabolic Syndrome," published online today in the Journal of Clinical ... as well as counting the number of macrophages in the fat tissue. These macrophages form crown-like structures around fat cells ...
http://www.medindia.net/news/Research-Shows-How-Fat-Cells-Trigger-Diabetes-and-Heart-Disease-89635-1.htm
*  TV Viewing in Bedroom Raises Obesity Risk in Children
These children also were shown to have more fat and subcutaneous adipose tissue mass, as well as higher waist circumference, ... including abdominal subcutaneous and visceral adipose tissue), and cardiometabolic risk, is less well understood," says lead ... five or more hours a day produced an association of two times the odds of being in the top quartile for visceral adipose tissue ...
http://www.medindia.net/news/tv-viewing-in-bedroom-raises-obesity-risk-in-children-111374-1.htm
*  Protein Id1 Hinders Fat Burning Ability of Brown Fat
The scientists found that at high levels, ID1 directly binds to key regulators of brown adipose tissue, or BAT, which turns the ... Liquefied Brain Tissue Toxic to the Surviving Brain Light-powered Nanowires to Manipulate Neuronal Signals New Therapeutic ...
http://www.medindia.net/news/protein-id1-hinders-fat-burning-ability-of-brown-fat-169240-1.htm
*  'More Prone To Type 2 Diabetes' Are People With Belly...
... using extensive imaging of adipose tissue. ... Sarcoma, is a cancer that may arise from several soft-tissues ...
http://www.medindia.net/news/more-prone-to-type-2-diabetes-are-people-with-belly-fat-107298-1.htm
*  Psychological Screening Required for the Carers of Child Burn Victims
Severe burn injuries in children have been shown to rapidly deplete the levels of vitamin E in their body's adipose, or fat ... tissues a new study has revealed.. Binge Drinking Increases Medical Costs for Survivors of Burn Injuries: Study. Excessive ...
https://www.medindia.net/news/psychological-screening-required-for-the-carers-of-child-burn-victims-183582-1.htm