What's more, these extra and enlarged fat cells
produce abnormal amounts of different hormones.
In a recent study published in Science Translational Medicine, Kahn and colleagues reported cell surface markers that can distinguish both white adipocytes and the "metabolic-beneficial" brown or beige fat cells
Also, such procedures target fat cells
under the skin which are the most visible and the easiest to get rid of, rather than deeper within.
are not just a burden; they're essential to normal life.
The reverse was true for thigh fat cells
, which increased in number - but did not get bigger.
'The ability to convert fat cells
into fat-burning cells may suggest novel therapeutic strategies for obesity.'
6 ( ANI ): Good news for people who wish to eat fat and lose weight at the same time, as team of researchers has identified a pathway to prevent fat cells
from growing larger that leads to weight gain and obesity.
"Going forward, it means that what you want to study for potential therapies are the beige fat cells
in these 'hotspots' we're all walking around with," said Spiegelman.
Radioactive carbon-14 produced by above-ground nuclear testing in the 1950s and 1960s has helped researchers from Lawrence Livermore (Calif.) National Laboratory determine that the number of fat cells
in the human's body--whether the individual is lean or obese--firmly is established during the teenage years.
The correlation between these two factors leads to an interruption of fat cell
development, which could result in issues with fat storage within the cells and it getting into the bloodstream.
The makers say that once the formula liquifies the fat cell
it's then passed through urine over a three-week period.
It gently cools unwanted fat cells
in the body to induce a natural, controlled elimination of fat cell
without harming surrounding tissue, and the treated fat cells
are gone for good.