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eating right
03.12.2013

A unique experiment explores the connection between the food we eat and our gut microbiota

 SEM image of the dense microbial ecosystem overlying the 'hilly' gastrointestinal epithelial layer
08.09.2013

Our complicated relationship with the microorganisms in our gut has some surprising consequences for our health

(l-r) Dr. Sigalit Boura-Halfon, Hadas Shatz-Azoulay, Dr. Eytan Elhanan, Prof. Yehial Zick, Roi Isaac, Dr. Yaron Vinik, Prof. Sanford Simpson, Itai Efodi, Prof. Rivka Pollak and Sarina Striem
05.06.2013

“Feel-good” drugs like Prozac may have an unwanted side effect: diabetes

(l-r) Standing: Einat Levy, Dr. Liat Rousso Noori and Eynat Finkelshtein. Sitting: Prof. Hilla Knobler, Dr. Alon Chen, Prof. Ari Elson and Dr. Yael Kuperman. Sensitivity
05.07.2011

Scientists reveal how mice lacking the PTPe protein consume fat and stay slim.

Leptin receptor positive neuron in the mouse hypothalamus
04.05.2011
Mice lacking the protein stayed slim, even on a high-fat diet.
Prof. Michael Walker. Linking fat to disease
01.10.2005

A protein links high fat levels to diabetes

Potential Weight-Loss Drug May Be Linked to Adult Diabetes
15.11.1996
REHOVOT, Israel -- November 15, 1996 -- Leptin, the protein that made headlines two years ago when it was...

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