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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.

2011-02-07 21:37:42

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

2011-01-20 22:05:04

The anti-diuretic hormone "vasopressin" is released from the brain, and known to work in the kidney, suppressing the diuresis.

2011-01-04 15:22:17

Researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine have created a new and exciting mouse model to study how lipid sensing and metabolism in the brain relate to the regulation of energy balance and body weight.

2010-12-23 06:40:00

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- "My husband of thirty-five years passed away seven years ago, and I lost my daughter in a car accident last year, I honestly could no longer find the energy to smile or laugh," recounts sixty-year-old widow Opal Perry.


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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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deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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