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Latest Leptin and bone Stories

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.

2010-01-05 20:53:48

Researchers have found that even a very little bit of the fat hormone leptin goes a long way when it comes to correcting diabetes.

2009-09-03 15:52:31

Leptin-serotonin pathway offers new clues for obesity and osteoporosis prevention.

2009-01-07 18:37:32

The potential of the appetite suppressing hormone -- leptin -- may be realized after all, U.S.

2006-07-25 13:25:34

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Similar to what has been shown in young adults, fat tissue appears to stimulate bone growth in children who have yet to enter puberty, British researchers report. After puberty, this effect is weakened.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.