Tag: "hungry" at medical news
Hormone regulates fondness for food
...n the pathways in the brain that know when you are hungry
or full and the parts of the brain that are involv...ppetising foods was only found when the person was hungry
(following an overnight fast). In the leptin deficient patients, the nucleus accumbens showed thi...
Miniature implanted devices could treat epilepsy, glaucoma
...mount of data and, at the same time, be less power hungry
than anything else that's out there is what makes this important," he said. A paper about that work will be presented during the conference on Aug. 26. The paper was written by doctoral student Eric Chow, undergraduate student Adam Kahn and Irazoqu...
Organic farming can feed the world, U-M study shows
...ty. Perfecto said the idea that people would go hungry
if farming went organic is "ridiculous." "Corporate interest in agriculture and the way agriculture research has been conducted in land grant institutions, with a lot of influence by the chemical companies and pesticide companies as well as fertil...
Chemotherapy may enhance the effectiveness of brain tumor vaccines
...ess by which they regenerate makes them strong and hungry
-- in a sense, they come back with a vengeance." ...f a vaccine serves to boost immune function, these hungry
immune cells become even more effective in targeting and fighting off foreign invaders, such as tumo...
Study finds gender differences related to eating and body image
...n college students "are typically starting to feel hungry
for their evening meal, but are unlikely to have a... from eating several times a day even when she is hungry
resulting in significant weight loss over time." Harrison noted that people thinking about the na...
The 'Freakonomics of food'
...her did" Does the size of your plate determine how hungry
you feel" Why do you actually overeat at healthy r...nk claims we typically dont overeat because we are hungry
or because the food tastes good. Instead we overeat because of the cues around us family and friend...
Improving the patient experience one meal at a time
...ding out meals allows patients to eat when they're hungry
rather than according to a prescribed schedule that may not suit them. The new meal service also allows for improved charting or documentation of patient food consumption, because serving individual foods rather than a large meal allows nurses to no...
Surveys find outright hunger among Latino immigrants in North Carolina
... of hunger is the same as non-immigrants they are hungry
despite working and earning wages," said Quandt, p... year and 21.8 percent reported that children were hungry
because they couldn't afford more food. And yet the researchers also found that only 12.9 percent of...
Mapping the neural landscape of hunger
... sugar water to satisfy that hunger, and then grew hungry
again. "This allowed us to measure both the ability of single neurons to encode for specific phases of a feeding cycle and how neuronal populations integrate information conveyed by these phase-specific neurons in order to reflect the animal's moti...
Study elicits 'child's eye' view of methamphetamine abuse and its effects
...ries are distressing: They had been left alone and hungry
for days, were physically abused, forced to get high, told to steal from loved ones and to lie to authorities, and they had seen their parents "hyper" and delusional. They had been traumatized, many of them, but they had also been resourceful and res...
JCI table of contents, June 8, 2006
...produced at high levels in the stomach when we are hungry
and at decreased levels after meals. As such, this...a critical role in signaling the brain when we are hungry
or full and has become an important focus of obesity research. In a study appearing online on June 8...
New mechanism explains glucose effect on wakefulness
...chanisms is the neural machinery that triggers the hungry
brain to the alertness needed for seeking food. That same machinery swings the other way after a hearty meal, as exemplified by the long and honored custom of the siesta. However, scientists have understood little about how the basic energy molecule,...
Making a healthy lunch a greater national priority
...something to eat. A further 20% said they were not hungry
at lunchtime, while more than half of those who rarely ate lunch felt the midday meal did not matter as long as they had a good dinner. More concerning is what people are actually eating for lunch. Almost two thirds (61%) eat takeaways during the wee...
New research reveals Australians too busy for lunch
... something to eat. A further 20% said they weren't hungry
at lunchtime while another one in ten (11%) said they had too many personal tasks to do to fit food into their break. The more work responsibilities people have, the more likely they are to claim they can't do lunch. More than half the respondents on...
Science and the end of poverty
...re, education and employment. They are chronically hungry
and frequently sick. Natural disasters claim the lives of the poorest in the greatest numbers, with women and children often suffering the most. In this symposium, a group of researchers from The Earth Institute at Columbia University, together with ...
World's pledge to halve hunger by 2015 looks like empty promise
...ess proceeds as usual, just as many people will be hungry
in the world -- 800 million -- in 2015 as there we...oping countries since 1990. In fact, the number of hungry
people in sub-Saharan Africa has jumped 20 percent since then, says Pinstrup-Andersen, who also chai...
Teens' healthy food choices foiled by early lunch, soft drink machine income and parents who cater
...at later in the day when they are likely to become hungry
because they have eaten an early lunch. This seems to be a new finding and suggests that timing issues may be important considerations in encouraging the purchase of more nutritious food options." The study found that a la carte sales generate almo...
Losing weight by controlling flavor variety
...te researchers--sensory specific satiety. "We stay hungry
longer the more diverse the flavors in a meal or snack," said Katz, a professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at Yale School of Medicine. "If flavors are thoughtfully distributed, we fill up on fewer calories. This explains why,...
Resolved to lose weight? Social cues encourage overeating: University of Toronto study
...ence, in which the individual is neither genuinely hungry
nor genuinely sated. Without any particular biological reason to start, continue or stop eating, we are particularly vulnerable to socially based influences." "Norms of appropriateness have yet to achieve mainstream status in current medical researc...
Thanksgiving gluttony misaligned with 'intuitive eating' approach examined in new study
...u eat when you're hungry, you stop when you're not hungry
any more. They have a much healthier relationship with food, far fewer eating disorders, and interestingly, far less obesity." Hawks says that "normal" dieting in the United States doesn't result in long-term weight loss and contributes to food anxie...