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2013-08-02 23:18:46

Wishing to change the way diabetes is practiced in this country - partly by implementing large simple trials into clinical practice - the National Diabetes Center has announced its presence in

Fat Hormone May Play Role In Hearing, Vision Loss
2012-09-27 15:18:31

A new study indicates that leptin, or the "fat hormone," may play a role in hearing and vision loss, on top of weight gain.

2009-06-11 13:24:39

The body mass index (BMI) and waistline measurement overestimate obesity in blacks, according to a new study. The results, which were presented at The Endocrine Society's 91st Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., suggest that conventional methods for estimating body fat may need to become race-specific.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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