Metabolic Disease

News on research and diagnostics for metabolic disorders and metabolic diseases.

Using samples from obese women with hepatic steatosis, investigators uncovered ties between the condition, gut microbes, metabolites, and liver gene expression.

The project will focus on metabolic biomarkers that previous research has linked to heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and other common chronic diseases.

A deep RNA sequencing analysis of adipose tissue from lean and obese individuals highlighted new and previously annotated human long intergenic noncoding RNAs.

The team used genetic scoring to identify infants without a family history of the disease who had more than a 10 percent risk for developing islet antibodies.

ReviveMed's technology uses artificial intelligence-based analysis of metabolomics data for drug discovery and development.

In Science this week: International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium publishes the bread wheat cultivar Chinese Spring reference genome, and more.

At his FDA Law Blog, Jeffrey Gibbs discusses FDA's technical assistance for the draft Diagnostic Accuracy and Innovation Act.

The New York Times reports that genetic testing has uncovered unfaithful penguins at a Utah aquarium.

Cancer researcher loses funding under new Wellcome Trust anti-bullying policies, the Guardian reports.