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2008-09-16 13:35:00

A varicose vein treatment successfully suppressed levels of ghrelin, also known as the hunger hormone, in pigs researchers reported on Tuesday.

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2008-09-03 13:35:00

Researchers say a small protein molecule in the brain plays a crucial ovulation-triggering role, a finding that could hold the key to new therapies for infertility.

2008-08-01 16:49:59

Ah, the Happy Face. That ubiquitous circle with the wide smile that is so irritating when used to dot i's, end sentences, punctuate instant messages or stand in for greetings in email. And yet, something about that silly grin also makes us a bit cheered up, even as we roll our eyes.

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2008-07-28 14:25:00

A new study scheduled for publication in the August 1st issue of Biological Psychiatry now shows that one way oxytocin promotes social affiliation in humans is by enhancing the encoding of positive social memories.

2008-07-15 12:01:01

-- GelVac(tm) Nasal Powder Platform Delivers Peptide Arginine-Vasopressin (AVP) Into Systemic Circulation -- Peptide Widely Used to Control Urine Output in Patients With Diabetes Insipidus -- Additional Commercial Opportunities Could Include a Treatment for Heart Failure -- Formulation Stable at Room Temperature For More Than 18 Months IRVING, Texas, July 15, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- DelSite, Inc.

2008-07-01 09:01:11

By Dan Roberts Making love doesn't just help you feel good. It also burns calories, boosts your immune system - and can even reduce the risk of cancer.

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2008-06-16 10:55:00

New research at UT Southwestern Medical Center has found that high levels of ghrelin, a “hunger hormone”, may have an antidepressant effect. The study may explain why some people overeat when they are stressed or depressed.

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2008-05-21 13:06:39

The brain centers triggered by a betrayal of trust have been identified by researchers, who found they could suppress such triggering and maintain trust by administering the brain chemical oxytocin.

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2008-05-06 13:50:00

A gut hormone that causes people to eat more does so by making food appear more desirable, suggests a new report in the May issue of Cell Metabolism, a publication of Cell Press. In a brain imaging study of individuals, the researchers found that reward centers respond more strongly to pictures of food in subjects who had received an infusion of the hormone known as ghrelin.

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2008-05-02 10:45:00

A recent study found that many doctors are reluctant to embrace cutting edge medicine unless they receive a little peer pressure from their colleagues.


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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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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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