Low levels of cellular copper may make fat cells fatter
2 monthes ago - By News Medical
In studies of mouse cells, Johns Hopkins researchers have found that low levels of cellular copper appear to make fat cells fatter by altering how cells process their main metabolic fuels, such as fat and sugar.
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Blindness Risk May Up in Premature Kids with Low Levels of Blood Platelets
2 monthes ago - By Medindia Health
Risk of retinopathy of prematurity , an eye disease that can even cause blindness is higher among premature infants with low levels of blood platelets.
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