Does lack of sleep alter fat metabolism?

To find out how the uncomfortable schedule affected metabolism, the researchers gave participants a standardised high-fat dinner, a bowl of chilli mac, after four nights of sleep restriction. A new study adds to mounting evidence that lack of sleep can be harmful, saying that it can make people feel less full after eating, leading to the fat in food being […]

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Scientists eliminate HIV from animal’s genome for the first time; indicate possible cure for HIV

Current HIV treatment focuses on the use of antiretroviral therapy (ART). ART suppresses HIV replication but does not eliminate the virus from the body. Therefore, ART is not a cure for HIV, and it requires life-long use. For the first time, researchers have eliminated replication-competent HIV-1 DNA — the virus responsible for AIDS — from the genomes of living animals. […]

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