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Brown Adipose Tissue Flexes Its Muscle to Burn Energy

The same kind of fat cells that help newborn babies regulate their body temperature could be a target for weight-loss drugs in adults, according to a study published online in the journal Cell Metabolism Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have discovered that brown fat cells, which help mammals regulate their body temperature, work much like muscle cells, the researchers discovered.

Patients Lack Information About Imaging Tests

Patients and their caregivers desire information about upcoming imaging tests, but many are not getting it, according to a study published online in the journal Radiology. The researchers found that among patients undergoing an imaging test, only 78% said they had basic information about the procedure before the test itself, report researchers.

Heart Failure Considered Similar In Prevalence And Risk Of Death

According to a new study, researchers examined around 2039 patients in both Singapore's restructured hospitals and New Zealand's hospitals, revealed answers to key questions about the epidemiology of heart failure. They set out how two distinct forms of heart failure previously considered similar in prevalence and risk of death, are in fact very different. The study has published in the European Heart Journal.