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Hormone regulates fondness for food
Scientists have discovered that
leptin, one of the key hormones responsible for re...adaf Farooqi and Dr Paul Fletcher, have discovered that
the appetising properties of food have strong effects on the same key brain regions responsible for ...
Galileo to support global search and rescue
...rch And Rescue, is a programme to equip satellites that
operate in medium-Earth orbits with payloads that
receive signals from distress beacons on Earth. These signals are then relayed to rescue organisatio...
Diet foods for children may lead to obesity
...sity of Alberta. A team of researchers contends that
animals learn to connect the taste of food with th...children who consume low-calorie versions of foods that
are normally high in calories may develop distorted connections between taste and calorie content, l...
'Heroes of Chemistry' honored for medical, energy, environmental breakthroughs
...hemicals to create numerous products and a process that
improves packaging for food are the inventions of ... by an ACS panel in recognition of industrial work that
has lead to the successful development and commercial sale of a technological product. "Our Heroes...
To gain muscle and lose fat, drink milk: study
... drinking milk after heavy weightlifting has found that
milk helps exercisers burn more fat. The study b.... Upon the studys conclusion, researchers found that
the milk drinking group had lost nearly twice as much fat - two pounds - while the carbohydrate beve...
Indiana University Imaging Center receives $6M grant for kidney research
...nt recognizes the imaging technology and expertise that
has beendeveloped at IU using advanced light micro...e blood flow is lower, wehave developed methods so that
we can quantify blood flow," Dr.Molitoris said. Development of techniques to get images...
Stress may leave your mouth a mess
... for periodontal diseases. Researchers speculate that
the hormone cortisol may play a role in the possib...eases. A study in the July issue of the JOP found that
increased levels of cortisol can lead to increased destruction of the gums and jaw bone due to perio...
Drug-eluting stent controversy explored in the American Heart Hospital Journal
...ete intimal coverage, the formation of blood clots that
can occur when the inner layers of blood vessels a...ying after stent implantation. These data indicate that
DESs cause both substantial impairment in arterial healing characterized by lack of complete re-endo...
Where's the beef? Not enough of it is on elders' plates, muscle-metabolism study suggests
...nto muscle. A new study published today suggests that
a diet containing a moderate amount of protein-ric...independence, these researchers say. And they add that
consuming adequate protein is essential for making and maintaining muscles. Since nutritional studie...
Baby DVDs, videos may hinder, not help, infants' language development
...Hospital Research Institute. The scientists found that
for every hour per day spent watching baby DVDs an...blished last spring by the same researchers showed that
by 3 months of age 40 percent of infants are regular viewers of television, DVDs or videos and by th...
Refusal of medical and surgical interventions common among chronically ill elderly
...School of Medicine researchers. The study suggests that
physicians continue to recommend invasive or risky...le with advanced illness despite the patients view that
these treatments may be too burdensome, or that
the treatment doesnt fit with their goals of care. ...
Penn researchers discover novel pathway for increasing 'good' cholesterol
...of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have discovered that
a group of liver enzymes called proprotein convert...ncrease in HDL cholesterol involves another enzyme that
normally degrades HDL-C, and was also discovered at Penn. The newly recognized relationship between ...
Not all 'drug-related deaths' are 'drug-related'
...iversity and colleagues studied details of 70 DRDs that
occurred over an 18 month period in Liverpool - the UK city with the highest recorded number of DRDs in 2004. They found their sample included drug abusers and non-drug abusers. The latter tended to be older, had no recent contact with drug-relate...
Long heat waves boost hospital admissions
...Public Health. The good news for hospital staff is that
scorching weather must last four or more days befo...rtheast Italy between 2002 and 2003. They found that
for each additional day of heat wave duration hospital admissions for disorders of fluid and electro...
Obesity linked to hyperparathyroidism in chronic kidney disease
..., or hyperparathyroidisma significant complication that
increases the risk of cardiovascular problems and ... of the American Society of Nephrology. "We knew that
in people with normal kidney function obesity leads to impairment in vitamin D metabolism and elevat...
Better mobility keeps seniors healthier
...unaided, they tend to suffer further deterioration that
can interfere with other daily living activities. ...Medicine, researchers closely examined the factors that
affected Health-Related Quality-of-Life for a group of older Americans. The study revealed that
..., there were over 24,000 trauma admissions. During that
period, the higher the unemployment rate, the high...er of admissions for penetrating trauma - injuries that
occur primarily by an object piercing the skin or entering a tissue of the body, such as bullets and...
States taking action to insure nation's 13.3M uninsured young adults
...ome Uninsured and How New Policies Can Help, finds that
13.3 million young adults ages 19 to 29 were unins...on they account for 30 percent of the uninsured in that
group. Two-fifths (41%) of uninsured young adults ages 19-29 are in families below the poverty level...
Researchers find vitamin B1 deficiency key to vascular problems for diabetic patients
...cal School, University of Warwick, have discovered that
deficiency of thiamine Vitamin B1 - may be key t...Professor Paul Thornalley, have shown conclusively that
diabetic patients are thiamine deficient in blood plasma. They were also able to solve the mystery o...
Geriatric health conditions have major effect on half of all seniors
... broad study of adults ages 65 and older has found that
half of them have one or more conditions that
can affect their ability to participate in activities of daily living, such as bathing and dressing ...
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