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2012-05-03 13:58:51

When eating is motivated by pleasure, rather than hunger, endogenous rewarding chemical signals are activated which can lead to overeating, according to a recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM).

Menopause Map Helps Women Navigate Treatment
2012-05-01 08:17:21

Nationwide poll found 7 out of 10 women suffering from menopausal symptoms are not treated

2012-03-30 07:42:16

Elderly patients who undergo thyroid surgery are at a much higher risk than their younger counterparts for serious cardiac, pulmonary and infectious complications.

2012-03-30 07:40:51

Daily intake of vitamin D-fortified doogh (Persian yogurt drink) improved inflammatory markers in type 2 diabetics and extra calcium conferred additional anti-inflammatory benefits.

2012-03-30 07:39:13

Heavier female babies are more likely to develop diabetes and related metabolic risks when they grow up compared with their male counterparts.

2012-03-30 07:37:06

Endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs)—such as BPA—can show tangible effects on health endpoints at high dosage levels, yet those effects do not predict how EDCs will affect the endocrine system at low doses.

2012-03-06 10:20:09

The majority of institutionalized elderly female patients are vitamin D deficient and there is an inverse association of vitamin D deficiency and mortality.

2012-03-06 10:18:27

Elderly people with the metabolic syndrome—defined as having multiple risk factors associated with developing diabetes and heart disease—had an increased risk of chronic kidney disease.

2012-02-03 11:47:25

Heart failure is associated with a 30 percent increase in major fractures and also identifies a high-risk population that may benefit from increased screening and treatment for osteoporosis.

2012-02-03 11:44:54

Intermittent exercise with and without low oxygen concentrations (or hypoxia) can improve insulin sensitivity in type 2 diabetics.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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