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Research finds potential treatment for obesity, diabetes

Research finds potential treatment for obesity, diabetes

Health
Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Researchers have identified a potential target to treat obesity and diabetes through regulation of energy in the body, according to a study of mice. In findings released Thursday in JCI Insight, researchers from the Colorado School of Medicine outline the biological function of an epigenetic modifier known as histone deacetylase and its potential as a treatment target. White adipose tissue stores energy and brown adipose tissue produces heat, which in turn expends energy. By increasing energy amounts, the researchers believe a regulatory node could lead to new drugs to treat obesity and diabetes. They learned that deleting HDAC11 in mice stimulates brown adipose tissue formation and the absence of the modifier also triggered beiging of white adipose tissue. "Through our i...
‘Wait for the news’ – Tyson Fury teases potential heavyweight clash with world champion Deontay Wilder and lashes out at Anthony Joshua

‘Wait for the news’ – Tyson Fury teases potential heavyweight clash with world champion Deontay Wilder and lashes out at Anthony Joshua

Sports
SURELY NOT? Fury was dismayed to see Anthony Joshua refuse a fight with the American, but suggested he could make the step up and fight Tyson Fury has teased the possibility of a fight against Deontay Wilder in the near future. The passionate heavyweight, who is set for the second fight of his comeback next month, lashed out at ‘golden boy’ Anthony Joshua via Twitter. Wilder and Fury clash after a successful WBC title defence by the American’s in 2015 WBC Champion Wilder and Brit superstar Joshua seemed set for a late summer showdown at Wembley. But the fight never materialised and ‘AJ’ is now set to fight his WBA mandatory Alexander Povetkin on September 22 – a fight you can hear live on talkSPORT. And Fur...
Gwent Police investigated for hiding potential hack

Gwent Police investigated for hiding potential hack

Technology
Gwent Police is being investigated after failing to inform hundreds of people that hackers may have accessed their confidential reports to the force.Sky News has learned that up to 450 people who filed reports through an online tool over a two-year period could have been put at risk by hackers due to security flaws.Although the tool was decommissioned after an internal security review discovered that confidential information was being exposed, the force did not inform the individuals who were affected.In what may amount to a breach of its responsibilities under the Data Protection Act, the force also failed to notify the Information Commissioner's Office until it was contacted by Sky News.This week, a spokesman for the force said: "Gwent Police has recently contacted the Information Commis...
Potential presidential contender resigns in South Korea, after rape allegations

Potential presidential contender resigns in South Korea, after rape allegations

World
SEOUL, March 6 (UPI) -- Rape allegations made against a popular South Korean politician has sent ripples of shock across the nation, as the #MeToo movement in the country spreads to the political realm.On Monday evening, South Chungcheong Province Governor Ahn Hee-jung's female secretary Kim Ji-eun claimed in a TV interview that her boss had raped her four times over the past eight months and sexually assaulted her multiple times.While the governor's office initially insisted the sex had been consensual, Ahn posted a public apology on his social networking site early Tuesday, admitting he had forced Kim into the arrangement and announced his resignation, Chosun Ilbo reported.Police have launched a preliminary probe into the case, after which inspectors will decide on whether to open a form...
Jorgie Porter showcases Page 3 potential with scorching topless pic

Jorgie Porter showcases Page 3 potential with scorching topless pic

Entertainment
Hot on the heels of wowing with her Jorgie Porter calendar pics, the former Hollyoaks cast member stunned with her newest sexy snap.The black and white Instagram photo saw the blonde bombshell exposing her naked assets as she ditched her bra and top.However, she managed to contain her modestly by wrapping her arms around her chest.Jorgie, 29, teamed her bare top half with a long net skirt.Topless is the new normal Celebs share intimate shots across social media.Kim Kardashian/Instagram Topless Kim Kardashian poses for show-stopping behind the scenes snap “What a great body you have” Instagram userShe was also rocking a dazzling smile as she shut her peepers.Meanwhile, the actress was rocking a chic bun hairstyle, as well as immaculate ma