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German scientists say they have determined what conditions cause the body to deposit fat in the liver, possible leading to a fatty liver condition. Scientists have known the body's own glucocorticoid hormones, such as cortisol, promote the development of fatty liver.
A small protein may have a big role in helping a person make more bone and less fat, researchers at the Medical College of Georgia said. Dr.
By Toda, Masahiro Makino, Hiroaki; Kobayashi, Hidetoshi; Morimoto, Kanehisa ABSTRACT. The authors collected saliva samples from 15 married couples and 13 women staying with a female companion (N = 43) during an 8-day stay at a spa resort in Nagano, Japan.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - It is known that stress exacerbates the symptoms of asthma in children, but the biological reason for this has been unknown.
Several nuclear receptor proteins appear to overlap in their ability to exert anti-inflammatory effects, according to new research by scientists at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Nuclear receptors are important drug targets for a number of diseases, for example, glucocorticoid receptors for asthma and arthritis. But use of drugs targeting these receptors is sometimes limited by unwelcome side effects. The new findings may suggest a way to overcome this obstacle.
Osteonecrosis of the femoral head usually affects young individuals and is responsible for up to 12% of total hip arthroplasties. The underlying pathophysiology of the death of the bone cells remains uncertain.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).