Different kinds of white fat are important in disease

Different kinds of white fat are important in…

Credit: Joslin Diabetes Center Excess white fat causes obesity, which in turn can drive diabetes and many other metabolic diseases that are growing at epidemic rates around the world. But all white fat is not…

Chronic illness in childhood linked to higher rates of mental illness

Chronic illness in childhood linked to higher rates…

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Children with long-term health conditions may be more likely to experience mental illness in early adolescence than healthy children, according to new research from Queen Mary University of London. In the…