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2013-11-04 14:18:31

Metformin may reduce food intake and body weight, but the anorexigenic effects of metformin are still poorly understood. Under normal physiological conditions, Prof. Zheng Zhao and his team from the Key Laboratory of Brain Functional Genomics, Ministry of Education, China observed the changes in food intake after administration of metformin. They found that the central administration of metformin significantly reduced food intake and body weight gain, and a reduction of neuropeptide Y...

2013-11-04 09:36:08

An original article by scientists at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) evaluated acceptance of Other Scientifically Relevant Information (OSRI) by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the agency's Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program (EDSP) in lieu of requiring new testing on animals and found it to be low and at times inconsistent. The findings are published online in an "early view" edition of the...

2013-11-01 23:25:17

Get Free Standard Shipping on Your Order During National Diabetes Month Promotional Event Pompano Beach, FL (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 American Diabetes Wholesale announces a Free standard shipping promotion for all eligible customers during National Diabetes Month at http://www.americandiabeteswholesale.com. The promotion begins on Friday, November 1 and is applicable to all orders processed through the company’s website with a ‘Ship To’ address in the continental United States. No...

Neck Injection Helps Severe Hot Flashes
2013-11-01 09:06:41

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Women may be able to reduce the severity of hot flashes by as much as 50 percent with a quick injection to the neck of local anesthesia, according to a new study from Northwestern University. "We think we are resetting the thermostat in women who are experiencing moderate to very severe hot flashes without using hormonal therapies," said David Walega, MD, chief of the Division of Pain Medicine at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and...

2013-10-31 23:23:41

Pacific Herbs, an eCommerce website for natural herbal supplements, is now adding a menopause supplement for hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Pacific Herbs, the leading seller of all-natural herbal remedies, just announced that they will now sell their line of natural remedies for menopause via their online store. The company’s products are readily available at many stores throughout the country, but the addition of their popular menopause...

2013-10-30 23:26:15

PCOS Foundation, spreading awareness for a cause that affects millions of women and adolescent girls. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 United by their support for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), nearly 500 people gathered at the Downtown Aquarium in Houston on September 28th, 2013 for the Fourth Annual PCOS Awareness 5K Fun Run and Walk, sponsored by Amerejuve Med Spa. Scores of supporters walked and ran to promote awareness for polycystic ovarian syndrome, which affects up to...


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Osteoporosis International
2012-05-17 15:25:40

Osteoporosis International is a peer-reviewed medical journal published monthly by Springer Science+Business Media. It was established in 1990. It is the official journal of the International Osteoporosis Foundation and the National Osteoporosis Foundation. The journal includes original research on all areas of osteoporosis and related fields. It also publishes reviews, educational articles, and case reports. Editors-in-chief are R. Lindsay and J.A. Kanis. According to the Journal...

Diabetes Care
2012-05-12 21:41:27

Diabetes Care is a peer-reviewed medical journal established in 1978 and published monthly by the American Diabetes Association. It covers research in the following five categories: clinical care/education/nutrition/psychosocial research; epidemiology/health services research; emerging treatments and technologies; pathophysiology/complications; and cardiovascular and metabolic risk. The journal also publishes clinically relevant review articles, letters to the editor, and commentaries....

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Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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