Latest Leptin Stories

2014-07-28 12:54:29

UT Southwestern Medical Center A protein that controls when genes are switched on or off plays a key role in specific areas of the brain to regulate metabolism, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have found. The research potentially could lead to new therapies to treat obesity and diabetes, since the transcription factor involved – spliced X-box binding protein 1 (Xbp1s) – appears to influence the body's sensitivity to insulin and leptin signaling. Insulin and leptin are...

Unlocking The Secrets Of Body Fat To Save Captive Elephants
2014-07-04 08:54:48

Gerard LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from researchers at the University of Nottingham explains that the future health and survival of captive elephants could be determined by the first molecular characterization study of the African elephant’s body fat. Captive Asian and African elephants in Europe and North America cannot maintain their population due to poor fertility. Less elephant babies are being born in captivity and if the trend continues, captive...

How Does Common Obesity Gene Contribute To Weight Gain?
2014-05-23 03:28:06

Columbia University Medical Center Researchers have discovered how a gene commonly linked to obesity—FTO—contributes to weight gain. The study shows that variations in FTO indirectly affect the function of the primary cilium, a little-understood hair-like appendage on brain and other cells. Specific abnormalities of cilium molecules, in turn, increase body weight, in some instances, by affecting the function of receptors for leptin, a hormone that suppresses appetite. The findings,...

2014-05-18 23:00:44

Health News Wires provides important information about the benefits of natural appetite and hunger control supplements, including ingredients to look for in the best appetite control supplement. The video also shares ways to regulate production of the weight control hormones leptin and ghrelin. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 18, 2014 A new video from HealthNewsWires.com shares important details to consider when selecting the most effective natural appetite suppressant pills to curb hunger and...

2014-04-30 23:07:54

DailyGossip.org publishes a review to the Venus Factor System. This is a new, highly effective weight loss method for ladies, with fast results when it comes to fat burn. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Daily Gossip writes in its Venus Factor System review that the new program is a quick method of eliminating the extra pounds. In fact, the magazine reveals that this is the only weight loss plan at the moment which promises to provide great results when it comes to boosting female...

2014-04-09 15:59:18

Boston University researchers have learned new information about the consequences of overeating high-calorie foods. Not only does this lead to an increase in white fat cell production, the type prominent in obesity, but it also leads to the dysfunction of brown fat cells, the unique type of fat that generates heat and burns energy. This study is the first to describe how overeating causes brown fat cells to "whiten." Published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, the results...

2014-04-08 23:27:54

Health News Wires reviews how leptin, the weight loss hormone, is effective at burning fat by balancing hormones and curbing appetite. The new video also shares what to look for when selecting the best natural leptin supplement. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 HealthNewsWires.com has released an informative video review describing what leptin is and what to consider when selecting the best natural leptin supplement. The health experts at Health News Wires describe leptin as a fat...

Missing Hormone 'Leptin' Found In Birds
2014-03-26 12:32:02

The University of Akron How does the Arctic tern (a sea bird) fly more than 80,000 miles in its roundtrip North Pole-to-South Pole migration? How does the Emperor penguin incubate eggs for months during the Antarctic winter without eating? How does the Rufous hummingbird, which weighs less than a nickel, migrate from British Columbia to Mexico? These physiological gymnastics would usually be influenced by leptin, the hormone that regulates body fat storage, metabolism and appetite....

2014-03-13 23:02:08

Health Nutrition News reviews new natural fat burning supplements for men and women discussing the significant health benefits of losing weight and how to increase the body’s fat burning potential. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 HealthNutritionNews.org has recently published their newest video detailing the noteworthy health benefits an individual receives when losing weight by using natural fat burning supplements. Individuals who are overweight or obese are at a higher risk...

2014-03-10 23:27:04

Scientific discovery finds that a single hormone found naturally in the body controls a woman's ability to lose fat. A Venus Factor Review reveals what this hormone is and how it works on the female body! Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 John Barban is the creator of the sensational female weight loss program Venus Factor. John has many years experience in the health and fitness industry and is considered a world class expert in nutrition, physiology, and biology. When the...

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