Health Highlights: Aug. 10, 2018

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Court Rules That U.S. Must Halt Sales of Pesticide The Environmental Protection Agency must remove the pesticide chlorpyrifos from sale in the United States within 60 days, a federal appeals court ordered Thursday. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court […]

Researchers find potential therapeutic target for treating obesity and diabetes

A newly published study by researchers from the University of Colorado School of Medicine has identified a potential therapeutic target for treating obesity and diabetes. The scientists studied the biological function of an epigenetic modifier known as histone deacetylase 11 (HDAC11), and determined that deleting it in mice stimulates the formation of brown adipose tissue. […]

Helmholtz Zentrum München appoints Professor Matthias Tschöp as new CEO

An interdisciplinary visionary Professor Matthias Tschöp, MD, has been appointed the new CEO of Helmholtz Zentrum München. He took over from Professor Günther Wess, who led the center for the past 13 years. © Astrid Eckert/Technical University of Munich German Federal Education and Research Minister Anja Karliczek welcomed the new appointment: We’re very pleased that […]

Potential target for developing obesity and diabetes treatment identified

A newly published study by researchers from the University of Colorado School of Medicine has identified a potential therapeutic target for treating obesity and diabetes. The scientists studied the biological function of an epigenetic modifier known as histone deacetylase 11 (HDAC11), and determined that deleting it in mice stimulates the formation of brown adipose tissue. […]

Health Highlights: Aug. 9, 2018

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Low-Calorie Diet Benefited Men More Than Women A low-calorie diet benefited men more than women, a new study found. It included more than 2,000 people with pre-diabetes who were put on a low-calorie, high-protein diet. People with pre-diabetes […]