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2011-04-05 00:07:50

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.

2011-04-04 23:28:19

The substance ghrelin plays an important role in various addictions, such as alcoholism and binge-eating.

2011-03-18 08:01:30

The results of a new study on obesity in sheep and lambs may lend a hand in understanding obesity in humans.

2011-03-16 08:05:00

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With warm weather and bathing suit season just around the corner, the SENSA® Weight-Loss System, a revolutionary six-month weight-loss program developed by neurologist and smell and taste expert Dr.

2011-03-15 14:35:51

The research, published today (Tuesday March 15 2011) in The Journal of Physiology, shows a definite link between maternal and offspring obesity and is the first demonstration that this is the case in mammals which bear 'mature offspring' – as humans do.

2011-01-12 14:46:11

A study by researchers at Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida and Washington University School of Medicine adds a new twist to the body of evidence suggesting human obesity is due in part to genetic factors.

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2011-01-12 11:40:23

If you want to lose the pounds you've put on over Christmas, you may be interested in knowing that the hormones related to appetite play an important role in your likelihood of regaining weight after dieting.

2010-12-22 08:00:00

Northwestern Memorial Physicians Group expert offers holiday eating tips CHICAGO, Dec.

2010-12-19 00:26:44

The holidays are supposed to be a time of joy, giving and spending time with family. However, for some, the holiday season is reason for stress, anxiety and dread. These negative ingredients are a recipe for disaster on any weight loss program.

2010-10-27 13:21:40

Scientists have revealed that an anti-obesity drug changes the way the brain responds to appetising, high-calorie foods in obese individuals.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.