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Obesity Fuels Overeating
2012-10-02 21:24:20

Diets that lead to obesity may actually cause changes to the brains of obese people, making weight loss more challenging, creating a vicious cycle.

2008-09-04 03:00:07

By Atalay, Betul Gulsen Yagmur, Cahide; Nursal, Tarik Zafer; Atalay, Hakan; Noyan, Turgut The objective of this study is to examine the prevalence of malnutrition and evaluate the nutrition status and clinical outcome in hospitalized patients aged 65 years and older receiving enteral- parenteral nutrition.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.