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2013-04-18 13:36:29

Ever since the appetite-regulation hormone called leptin was discovered in 1994, scientists have sought to understand the mechanisms that control its action.

2013-04-12 15:50:31

Obesity, heart disease, and high blood pressure (hypertension) are all related, but understanding the molecular pathways that underlie cause and effect is complicated.

2013-04-12 13:20:41

According to the World Health Organization, more than two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese.

2013-03-08 00:25:55

Overweight couch potatoes live a dangerous life: Epidemiologists estimate that about 80 percent of the most common diseases are linked to severe overweight and obesity and a sedentary lifestyle.

When You Eat As Important As What
2013-01-29 19:14:30

Researchers state timing is a necessary factor when considering a weight-loss plan.

Research Continues To Find Health Problems Linked To Childhood Obesity
2013-01-14 14:04:26

Obesity research just keeps piling up, as another study points out more of the health problems linked to the childhood weight crisis.

2013-01-02 05:03:15

Arem Wellness and the Texas Thyroid Institute (Houston, TX) are proud to announce the release of The Thyroid Solution Diet (Atria; Release date: January 8, 2013). Houston,


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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