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Children who are overweight may not be getting enough sleep at night, according to researchers in New Zealand.
A University of Missouri researcher has found that eating a healthy breakfast, especially one high in protein, increases satiety and reduces hunger throughout the day.
Star of Bravoâ€™s â€œThe Real Housewives of Orange Countyâ€ reveals her weight-loss secret Manhattan Beach, CA (PRWEB) May 11, 2011 Tamra Barney, the star of Bravoâ€™s hit television show, â€œThe Real Housewives of Orange Countyâ€ revealed that she has been using the SENSA® Weight-Loss System, a leading weight-loss brand, to help her lose some extra pounds.
Weizmann Institute scientists have added another piece to the obesity puzzle, showing how and why a certain protein that is active in a small part of the brain contributes to weight gain.
REDONDO BEACH, Calif., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- May commemorates National Prader-Willi Syndrome Awareness Month and efforts are already underway to raise awareness of this little-known yet deadly disorder that is the most common genetic cause of obesity in children.
An appetite-stimulating hormone causes people and animals to sniff odors more often and with greater sensitivity.
It was recently reported that women with low body fat, including runners and dancers as well as women with eating disorders, may be able to restore their fertility and reduce their risk of bone fractures by taking doses of the hormone leptin.
Women with extremely low body fat, including runners and dancers, as well as women with eating disorders, are prone to develop hypothalamic amenorrhea, a condition in which their menstrual periods cease, triggering such serious problems as infertility and osteoporosis.
The substance ghrelin plays an important role in various addictions, such as alcoholism and binge-eating.
The results of a new study on obesity in sheep and lambs may lend a hand in understanding obesity in humans.
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