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2012-01-26 02:08:43

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

2011-07-14 07:14:44

For some time scientists have known the hormone leptin has acted in the brain to prevent obesity, but the mystery remains as to whether or not this is a natural weight loss treatment.

2011-07-13 23:31:09

Scientists have known for some time that the hormone leptin acts in the brain to prevent obesity, but the specific underlying neurocircuitry has remained a mystery.

2009-08-05 11:32:59

As we all know from experience, people eat not only because they are hungry, but also because the food just simply tastes too good to pass up. Now, a new study in the August 6th Cell Metabolism, a Cell Press publication, helps to explain how leptin, a hormone produced by fat tissue, influences that motivation to eat.

2009-06-02 14:32:22

In investigating the complex neurocircuitry behind weight gain and glucose control, scientists have known that the hormone leptin plays a key role in the process.

2009-06-02 14:26:54

Mice lacking the fat hormone leptin or the ability to respond to it become morbidly obese and severely diabetic—not to mention downright sluggish.


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dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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