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Certain weight control behaviors may precipitate obesity among adolescent girls

...siological responses and disrupt a person's normal appetite pattern. Depressive symptoms also contributed to weight gain among adolescent girls. Besides the reasons for overeating to comfort or distract one's self, this finding in the study also showed that lack of serotonin that is usually inherent in depre...

Propensity for obesity, diabetes, may occur in utero

...changes in the hypothalamus, the brain's center of appetite regulation, that result in appetite stimulation. While these studies were done with rats, Mulchand Patel, Ph.D, UB distinguished profes...

Study finds possible mechanism for link between sleep disturbances and metabolic syndrome

...eep/wakecycle might also play a role in regulating appetite and metabolism. Micewith a mutation in a gene called "Clock," which helps drive circadianrhythm, ate significantly more and gained more weight. The finding couldhelp explain why disrupted sleep patterns-particularly when combined with ahigh-fat die...

The power of drug advertising: Patients often get what they ask for

... interest in activities, fatigue, low energy, poor appetite and poor sleep. Role 2 was a 45-year-old divorced white woman with low back pain, who accepted a voluntary job layoff rather than relocate, and reported feeling "stressed," and had trouble sleeping occasionally. The results showed that in major depre...

Exercise in cold water may increase appetite, UF study finds

...vides some theoretical insight to the mechanism of appetite after exercise."...

Medication combined with behavior therapy works best for ADHD children, study finds

...fects, which studies have shown to include loss of appetite and stunting of growth, Pelham points out. "Long-term side effects of ADHD drugs are almost always related to dosage," he says. "If you want to lower a child's dosages daily and throughout their lifetime, the best way to do that is to combine the me...

Tobacco companies designed cigarettes 'to addict women,' according to new study

...arette makers went so far as to explore the use of appetite suppressants in cigarettes to promote smoking-mediated weight control, according to the researchers. "Carpenter and her group reveal that cigarette designs and ingredients were manipulated to make the cigarettes more palatable to women and to complem...

Nanoparticles carry cancer-killing drugs into tumor cells

... membranes. By taking advantage of a cancer cell's appetite for folate, U-M scientists are able to prevent the cells from developing resistance to chemotherapeutic drugs. "It's like a Trojan horse," Baker explains. "Folate molecules on the nanoparticle bind to receptors on tumor cell membranes and the cell im...

Passion for technology: Three UH women honored

...said. "With the ever-changing world of IT, and my appetite to learn, I know that I will fit in nicely. This scholarship is truly a blessing." Last summer, Cole participated in a research internship with the computer science department of Oregon State University. There, she worked with a team of graduate ...

Brain's own marijuana-like chemicals play key role with stress-induced pain relief

...based drugs are used to reducenausea and stimulate appetite in cancer and AIDS patients, and recenttests have shown them effective in offering relief from Tourette'ssyndrome and multiple sclerosis symptoms. Piomelli is considered one of world's leading researchers on thepharmacological effects of cannabinoid...

UT Southwestern professor supports development of report cards on hospital infection rates

...onsumers, we want to see that." There's a growing appetite for infection-control report cards that the public could use in selecting hospitals and that hospitals could use to lower infection rates: Thirty-nine states have introduced legislation, and six have passed laws requiring reporting of certain data. I...

Why don't some patients take their medicines?

...ke symptoms such as prolonged sadness or sleep and appetite changes." There may be opportunities for patients to lower their drug costs if they get their doctor involved, he explains, and patients may not appreciate the negative consequences of cutting back on drug use unless they discuss this with their doc...

Tsunami raises questions about disaster mental health, Science reports

...ymptoms of depression-they can't sleep, lose their appetite and their interest in things they usually enjoy. In a village near Cuddalore, India, I went around with psychiatric social workers from an NGO based in Chennai. We visited several people who have become very withdrawn since the tsunami and won't leav...

Nicotine exposure can increase motivation to respond for food weeks after the last exposure

...eight gain. "Although acute nicotine can act as an appetite suppressant, these data are the first to suggest that repeated exposure to nicotine has the opposite effect, that nicotine increases motivation for food for weeks following exposure to the drug," said Darlene Brunzell, associate research scientist in...

Research offers new approach to developing treatments for cocaine and amphetamine addiction

...ivation or reason for why one eats. Interestingly, appetite suppression produced by CART peptide injections is similar to that seen with cocaine and amphetamine use. The precise mechanism by which cocaine and amphetamine decrease weight remains unknown, but CART peptides may have a role here as well. Future s...

Chromium picolinate linked with reduced carbohydrate cravings in people with atypical depression

...ion Rating Scale (HAM-D-29): carbohydrate craving, appetite increase, increased eating, and diurnal variation ...ents in four HAM-D-29 items: carbohydrate craving, appetite increase, increased eating, and diurnal variation of feeling. In addition, the chromium picolinate ...

A high fat, low carbohydrate diet improves Alzheimer's disease in mice

...llow dieters to regulate fat and calorie intake by appetite alone as long as carbohydrate intake remains minimal. Feinman points out, "Henderson's effort is one of several recent studies that point the way to understanding metabolism beyond the issues surrounding simple fat reduction."...

Study reveals hormone can reduce food intake, body weight

...vision of Neuroscience at ONPRC. "The decreases in appetite only occurred during meals early in the day. However, PYY did not affect food intake in the evening. In addition, high doses of PYY are required to cause weight loss. While we're pleased with the progress of this research, we have a long way to go be...

Promising obesity therapy receives follow-on funding

...cal trials," he said. "Current therapies based on appetite suppression and the reduction of fat absorption have had limited success in treating the disease. Unlike these, Adipogen aims to develop the first drugs that actually target the underlying cause of obesity (fat cell formation), rather than the sympto...

Drug may combat weight loss during radiation treatments

...ater studies showed the drug's effectiveness as an appetite stimulant for patients with HIV, chronic diseases ...on used to treat these cancers can cause decreased appetite and weight loss, nausea and painful swallowing. These patients typically receive radiation alone or ...

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