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Fat cells seem to remember unhealthy diet

Precursor cells are cells that have not yet matured to undertake a specific function in the body, e.g. the function of a muscle or fat cell. Palmitate and TNF-alpha are able to disturb the development of the cell, causing it to

Abdomen fat helps to repair disfigured cancer patients after surgery

SINGAPORE: A pioneering treatment is being used in the UK to repair the post-surgical disfigurement caused by removing cancerous tumours in the head or neck. The technique involves injecting fat taken from the abdomen into the disfigured areas – similar to

A high fat, low carb diet? The good – and bad side – of the Keto Diet

I had a considerable response to my recent column about how we Americans too often have a knee jerk response to fad diets that promise overnight weight loss and improved health. Invariably, such diets fail miserably and you get fatter and less healthy