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2009-06-03 08:16:38

Why does dishing with a girlfriend do wonders for a woman's mood?

2009-06-02 14:32:22

In investigating the complex neurocircuitry behind weight gain and glucose control, scientists have known that the hormone leptin plays a key role in the process.

2009-06-02 14:26:54

Mice lacking the fat hormone leptin or the ability to respond to it become morbidly obese and severely diabetic—not to mention downright sluggish.

2009-05-13 11:35:03

Improving the environment in which rats are reared can significantly strengthen the physiological process of wound healing, according to a report in the online, open-access, peer-reviewed journal PLoS ONE. Researchers from the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Shriners Burns Hospital found that giving rats living in isolation the opportunity to build nests led to faster and more complete healing of burn injuries than was seen in...

2009-05-04 20:53:48

Swiss researchers say the so called love hormone -- oxytocin -- eases conflict stress. The study, published in Biological Psychiatry, evaluated how real-time behavior in couples was affected by exposure to either oxytocin or a placebo. The researchers recruited adult couples who received oxytocin or placebo intranasally -- within the nose.

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2009-05-04 07:12:14

Ten years ago, Stanford University School of Medicine scientist Emmanuel Mignot, MD, PhD, and his colleagues made headlines when they identified the culprit behind the sleep disorder narcolepsy.

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2009-04-30 08:33:30

Relationships are difficult and most of us probably think at some point that communicating positively with our partner when discussing stressful issues, like home finances, is an impossible task.

2009-04-28 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Is your mattress making you fat? SleepBook.com, sponsored by Sit 'n Sleep, recently interviewed two sleep experts to find out; their answers were surprisingly candid.

2009-03-26 10:20:04

Insomnia has long been associated with poor health, including weight gain and even obesity. Now researchers at UCLA have found out why.

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2009-02-16 13:30:00

A US researcher said on Sunday that soldiers who perform best under extreme stress have higher levels of chemicals that dampen the fear response.


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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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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.