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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.

2011-08-29 20:59:31

Losing weight without a grumbling stomach or expensive liquid diet can be as simple as eating a lighter lunch.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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