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Latest Appetite Stories

2012-01-26 02:08:43

New research reveals a fascinating and unexpected molecular partnership within the brain neurons that regulate appetite.

Does This Image Make You Hungry?
2012-01-19 13:54:45

Max Planck researchers have proven something scientifically for the first time that laypeople have always known: the mere sight of delicious food stimulates the appetite.

2012-01-18 22:41:39

New research from Uppsala University, Sweden, shows that a specific brain region that contributes to a person’s appetite sensation is more activated in response to food images after one night of sleep loss than after one night of normal sleep.

2011-12-08 21:45:32

Overeating, whether in children or adults, often takes place even in the absence of hunger, resulting in weight gain and obesity.

2011-12-06 23:15:40

Is obesity a ciliopathy, a disorder such as polycystic kidney disease (PKD), which is triggered by a defect in the microscopic hair-like cilia that protrude from virtually every cell of humans and other vertebrates?

Hormone-Laced Gum Could Lead To Weight Loss
2011-11-22 06:32:11

Recent research out of Syracuse University could lead to a specially-designed chewing gum that could deliver an appetite suppressant and, if chewed after meals, help individuals lose weight.

2011-11-02 13:00:00

Donation targeted for research into difficult challenges and obesity faced by those suffering from Prader-Willi Syndrome San Francisco and Los Angeles (PRWEB)

2011-10-05 05:52:21

The fat we usually think of is called white fat, but there’s another type- brown fat- that burns fat.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.