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2013-11-04 14:18:31

Metformin may reduce food intake and body weight, but the anorexigenic effects of metformin are still poorly understood.

New Insight Brain Chemicals Affect Memory
2013-07-25 10:01:57

New insight into the mechanism by which the brain uses chemical messengers may lead to a better understanding of memory preservation.

2013-04-22 22:28:12

Stress triggered neuropsychiatric disorders take an enormous personal, social and economic toll on society.

2013-03-14 17:13:28

While acupuncture is used widely to treat chronic stress, the mechanism of action leading to reported health benefits are not understood.

2012-07-31 12:41:59

A new report involving mice suggests that a relationship exists between maternal metabolic or psychological stress and the development of obesity, type 2 diabetes, and metabolic syndrome in her offspring.

Can This Drug Control Appetite And Help With Weight Loss?
2012-07-27 11:43:28

New studies have been conducted on treatments that could lead to long-term weight loss. Researchers believe that the drug could help in losing weight and keeping weight off for longer periods of time.

2012-07-05 22:41:57

Feeling full involves more than just the uncomfortable sensation that your waistband is getting tight.

2012-03-23 05:43:10

A ravenous appetite may be what causes many overweight people to be obese. Researchers have found a mutation in a single gene is responsible for the inability of neurons to effectively send out appetite suppressing signals from the body to the correct area of the brain.

Spurned In Love, Study Finds Fruit Flies Turn To Alcohol
2012-03-16 07:48:23

A male, his affections spurned by a female that he's attracted to, is driven to excessive alcohol consumption. The story may be familiar, but in this case, the lead characters aren't humans -- they're fruit flies.

2011-12-19 16:08:08

Acupuncture significantly reduces levels of a protein in rats linked to chronic stress.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.