José is a science news writer with a PhD in Neuroscience from Universidade of Porto, in Portugal. He has also studied Biochemistry at Universidade do Porto and was a postdoctoral associate at Weill Cornell Medicine, in New York, and at The University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada. His work has ranged from the association of central cardiovascular and pain control to the neurobiological basis of hypertension, and the molecular pathways driving Alzheimer’s disease.
The genetic susceptibility to increased insulin sensitivity that leads to the accumulation of fat in the hip rather than waist also reduces the risk of cardiometabolic disease — diabetes, ... Read more
A specific variant of the LEPR gene is associated with obesity, according to a study in Chinese adolescents of Han ethnicity. The research, “Association study between LEPR, MC4R polymorphisms ... Read more
A report describes the rare case of a woman with Bardet-Biedl syndrome (BBS), endometrial cancer, signs of excess estrogen, and who underwent removal of her uterus and fallopian tubes. ... Read more
Pin It on Pinterest