obesity

What Do Osama Bin Laden and Obesity Have in Common?

On the surface, a notorious terrorist and a cheeseburger-fueled epidemic may appear to have little in common. However, as it turns out, about 9 million “young Americans” are “too fat to fight”, according to a recent study.

| Staff Columnist

Brown fat cells provide hope for obesity research

National researchers in cell biology have identified proteins that turn normal skin cells into brown fat cells, which use energy to generate heat.

| Contributing Reporter

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