Latest Metabolic disorders Stories

Social Networks Affect A Child's Physical Activity
2012-05-29 04:31:47

A study by a team of researchers at Vanderbilt School of Medicine recently found that children who have active peers engage in more physical activity themselves.

2012-05-25 10:40:01

Acute kidney injury affects 5% to 30% of heart surgery patients.

2012-05-24 19:25:39

Children who are overweight or obese -- particularly older, non-Hispanic white girls -- are more likely to have a neurological disorder known as idiopathic intracranial hypertension, a rare condition that can result in blindness.

2012-05-24 19:15:30

Caesarean section delivery may double the risk of subsequent childhood obesity.

Obesity Genes Lead To Increased Appetite, Poor Dietary Choices
2012-05-24 05:10:55

Researchers recently acknowledged that people who have particular “obesity genes” are more likely to eat more meals and snacks as well as consume more calories or foods high in fat and sugar.

2012-05-23 17:22:00

Weight loss improved both metabolic parameters and sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) in obese children in a new study from researchers in Belgium.

2012-05-23 17:10:22

Fat Bastard's revelation "I eat because I'm depressed and I'm depressed because I eat" in the Austin Powers film series may be explained by sophisticated neuroscience research being undertaken by scientists affiliated with the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CR-CHUM) and the university's Faculty of Medicine.

Word of the Day
  • 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.