Immune cells need to respond rapidly to danger. This response depends on metabolic pathways within the cell hinging crucially on cholesterol
Despite its seemingly basic physiology, these creatures are understood to be one of the earliest evolutionary relatives to humans
Obesity has become a controversial term, sparking ideas of laziness, ill-discipline, and irresponsible lifestyle. In fact, obesity is a hormonal disease, characterised by pathological changes seen throughout the body. The disparity between public perception and the reality of this disease arises from the profound failures of legislating health bodies.