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2011-04-13 15:30:04

The hormone ghrelin, known to promote hunger and fat storage, has been found to enhance exploratory "sniffing" in both animals and humans.

2011-04-13 14:02:15

There is increasing evidence from human and animal studies that offspring of parents who were physically or psychologically stressed are at higher risk of developing obesity, and that these offspring may in turn "transmit" that increased risk to the next generation.

2011-04-06 11:52:12

All those salty snacks available at the local tavern might be doing more than increasing your thirst: They could also play a role in suppressing social anxiety.

2011-04-04 23:28:19

The substance ghrelin plays an important role in various addictions, such as alcoholism and binge-eating.

2011-04-04 22:33:19

Stress from social isolation, combined with a high-fat diet, increases levels of a brain neurotransmitter – neuropeptide Y, or NPY – in mice that then promotes obesity, insulin resistance, and breast cancer risk.

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2011-03-24 12:00:00

Labor Induction is a process of giving an artificial start to birth with medical intervention or other methods.

2011-03-23 13:40:13

Levels of the hormone ghrelin are low in obese women and a recent study accepted for publication in Endocrinology, a publication of The Endocrine Society, reports that mice whose mothers had low ghrelin levels were less fertile due to a defect in implantation.

2011-03-17 06:45:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the National Institute of Mental Health, approximately six million American adults suffer from a diagnosable level of anxiety. "All of us worry about things like health, money, or family problems at one time or another.

2011-03-02 01:59:54

In the face of the growing obesity epidemic, much research has focused on the neuronal control of feeding behavior.

2011-02-11 09:25:01

Numerous studies have shown that the brain molecule neuropeptide Y (NPY) helps to restore calm after stressful events.


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2011-04-28 17:02:45

Labor Induction is a process of giving an artificial start to birth with medical intervention or other methods. When an induction is not performed for emergency or other medical reasons, the method is considered an elective process. The decision to induce labor has increased in recent years due to its convenience or because it easily accommodates busy schedules. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, however, say that labor should only be induced when it is more risky...

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