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Lipid metabolism and its role in obesity and health

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


Big Data and Health: A Primer

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

Public Health

Several influenza A genotypes detected in the same farm, sub-population, and pig

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


Review of "The Gene: An Intimate History" by Siddhartha Mukherjee

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

Cancer Causes

Anitha Jayaprakash - Founder Profile #SI2017

Anitha Jayaprakash and Ravi Sachidanandam are the co-founders of Girihlet. Girihlet works on profiling the T cell receptor repertoire accurately to develop an understanding of the immune system. 630 more words


Science Fact Swallows Science Fiction

Not too long ago I began a science fiction novel, which has always been a dream of mine, and since I finally broke through the fiction wall last year with my book, … 1,082 more words

Dr. Robert Owens

Illumina wants make it cheap to sequence a Genome. Here are the details.

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