Reporter June 22 2012

Receptor’s role in nutrition brain circuitry

New findings point to brain circuitry that communicates about the body’s nutritional status and regulates how nutrients are mobilized.

Low oxygen could protect sick kidneys

Low oxygen – and the activation of factors that respond to this situation – may be protective in chronic kidney disease.

Spelling out HIV risk in urban China

Research reveals clues to HIV risk in Chinese men who have sex with other men.

mother and baby

Kids’ cells okay after mom’s cancer radiation

Study finds no evidence of increased mitochondrial mutations in the children of women treated with radiation for cancer.