Obese but healthy, thin but suffering from a multitude of disorders including metabolic syndrome. For years, this clinical observation, also known as metabolic healthy obese, has befuddled doctors and medical researchers, and motivated significant amount of research aimed at understanding the aetiology of obesity and its implications in health and disease. 440 more words
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By Makda Zewde, NPHR Editor
You’ve probably noticed some hype surrounding the term “big data” in recent years. The concept is relatively new in human history; an often-quoted 2013 ScienceDaily article states that as much as 90% of the world’s data was generated over the last two years… 802 more words
In this collaborative open-access research article from the University of Minnesota, five commercial sow farms were sampled regularly over a year. Sows, gilts, and piglets was sampled with nasal swabs. 509 more words
I’ve been looking forward to reading Siddhartha Mukherjee’s latest book, “The Gene: An Intimate History”, since it was published last year.
His Pulitzer prize-winning “The Emperor of All Maladies” is one of the most interesting and informative books about cancer that I’ve read. 1,377 more words
DNA and Genome Sequencing are things that are becoming more common. Since the first sequencing of the whole human genome in 2003, we have made a lot of changes. 221 more words