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2013-10-02 13:19:13

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that is characterized by resistance to or insufficient production of insulin, a hormone that controls sugar movement into cells. In certain tissues, insulin resistance has been associated with dysfunction of mitochondria, which supply most of the cell's chemical energy. In this issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation, C. Ronald Kahn and colleagues at Harvard Medical School evaluated mitochondrial involvement in insulin resistance. They found that...

2013-09-27 23:22:42

A new report and video from Health News Wires titled “Leptin May End Diabetics' Need For Insulin Injections” details how replacing insulin with leptin may be effective in managing diabetes. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 A new report and video from Health News Wires titled “Leptin May End Diabetics' Need For Insulin Injections” details how replacing insulin with leptin may be effective in managing diabetes. Insulin, once thought of as a necessary treatment option of...

2013-09-19 23:29:31

University of Missouri animal study of Reliv Now® and LunaRich X™ points to support for weight loss, heart health and metabolic wellness. Chesterfield, MO (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Reliv International, Inc. (NASDAQ: RELV), a maker of nutritional supplements that promote optimal health, today released the results of a promising new study. In the University of Missouri study, pigs supplemented daily with Reliv Now® and LunaRich X™ for eight weeks showed significant...

Obesity Can Be Programmed Through High-Fat Diets
2013-09-16 12:00:56

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It’s commonly understood that those who lose a significant amount of weight have difficulty keeping the weight off and often become trapped in a loop of what’s called “yo-yo dieting.” This struggle highlights the mental transformation which must accompany weight loss in any amount. New research from the University of Adelaide in Australia, however, notes that people who become obese are even less likely to keep the weight...

Diabetes Treatment Without The Insulin - Leptin May Be The Key
2013-09-04 05:26:19

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers at the University of Geneva (UNIGE) report they have discovered the underlying biological mechanisms responsible for insulin deficiencies in diabetic patients – research they believe could end the need for regular injections and result in new types of treatment for the condition. Insulin is a hormone secreted by beta cells in the pancreas, and deficiencies of it plays a major role in the regulation of glucose and...

Cocaine Changes Fat Metabolism
2013-08-09 14:22:38

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Cocaine has long been thought to prevent weight gain in regular users by acting as an appetite suppressant, but new research from a team of UK scientists has found that the illegal drug actually has a metabolic effect that prevents the body from storing fat. While that may be seen as a desirable side-effect, these metabolic changes can result in dramatic weight gain during recovery – making the rehabilitation process even more...

2013-07-16 23:22:03

Fat Loss Expert reveals how 23 fat burning foods can be eaten to help to lose stubborn belly fat. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 A free report available only for a limited time has just been released that gives insight to brand new fat burning information. This innovative information can be the key to helping remove unwanted fat and shows how to lose belly fat fast. The video describes the one hormone that can either make or break your weight loss, known as leptin, and this is the...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'