The ‘Lean Gene’ IRS1 May Increase Risk of Type-2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease In Lower Weight People

It has been long known that a higher body fat above 40% will dramatically increase the risk for cardiovascular disease. However, a recent study published in the journal Nature Genetics revealed that even if you are low body fat, you … Continue reading

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Scientists identify new longevity genes

Scientists at the University of Washington and other institutions have identified 25 genes regulating lifespan in two organisms separated by about 1.5 billion years in evolutionary change. At least 15 of those genes have very similar versions in humans, suggesting … Continue reading

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