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2011-08-29 11:33:08

Obesity is growing at alarming rates worldwide, and the biggest culprit is overeating.

2011-08-25 14:54:39

The hormone receptor guanylyl cyclase C (GCC) has been established as a suppressor of colorectal cancer tumors, but new evidence from Thomas Jefferson University suggests it may also help fight one of the country's biggest pandemics: obesity.

2011-08-25 14:45:33

The number of people who are obese and suffer one or more of its associated health problems (including type 2 diabetes) is escalating dramatically.

2011-08-15 12:11:24

Researchers in the Hotchkiss Brain Institute (HBI) at the University of Calgary's Faculty of Medicine have uncovered a mechanism by which stress increases food drive in rats.

2011-08-06 00:00:29

Cabergolean is the most powerful HGH Booster, Prolactin Inhibitor, and Nutraceutical Nootropic ever to be sold as a nutritional supplement. Cabergolean also acts as a powerful Nitric Oxide (NO) Releaser, and Sleep Enhancer.

2011-07-27 12:43:11

The past two decades have witnessed an epidemic spread of obesity-related diseases in Western countries.

2011-07-27 05:59:46

The past two decades have witnessed an epidemic spread of obesity-related diseases in Western countries.

2011-07-12 07:36:16

A team of scientists has found that addictive drugs may have hijacked the same nerve cells and connections in the brain that serve a powerful, ancient instinct: the appetite for salt.

2011-06-08 22:01:36

Obesity among people who eat a high-fat diet may involve injury to neurons, or nerve cells, in a key part of the brain that controls body weight, according to the authors of a new animal study.

2011-06-08 06:52:29

A new molecular imaging agent that specifically targets estrogenic mechanisms in the brain to find out what effect an enzyme, aromatase, has on body mass index (BMI).


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Hypothalamus
2013-03-04 13:43:30

The hypothalamus is an organ that serves as an important link, along the hypothalamic-hypophyseal axis, between the nervous system and the endocrine system. It is located within the cranial cavity, in the cerebrum, right below the thalamus. It also forms the floor of the third ventricle in the brain. It contains neural pathways, blood vessels, glial cells, and secretory cells—all of which work together to control things like body temperature, hunger, thirst, sleep, and hormonal and...

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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.