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2013-09-13 08:23:15

Unprecedented research effort funded by Nutrition Science Initiative (NuSI) SAN DIEGO, Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Are all calories really equal with respect to metabolism and weight change? The Nutrition Science Initiative (NuSI) announced today the launch of a new collaboration aimed at unambiguously answering this question, by testing the competing hypotheses of obesity and weight gain. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130913/DC79359LOGO) Six...

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 the clinical arena led by its former Director of Epidemiology and Clinical Trials, Dr. Ronald Jay Innerfield. Glen Cove, NY (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 The National Diabetes Center is proud to announce the first of its newly accredited and affiliated practices, Diabetes & Metabolism LLC, a...

2013-06-04 08:26:07

Textbook provides detailed coverage of established and newly introduced Type 2 diabetes drugs, including mode of action, pharmacokinetics, efficacy, adverse effects and treatment algorithms SAN DIEGO, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Profil Institute for Clinical Research, Inc., a center of excellence performing early phase diabetes, obesity and cardiometabolic clinical research, announced today a new textbook Drug Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes written by the company's Senior Scientific...

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

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study indicates that leptin, or the "fat hormone," may play a role in hearing and vision loss, on top of weight gain. Researchers wrote in the journal General and Comparative Endocrinology that leptin could ultimately help doctors better understand sensory loss in humans. During the study, the scientists were able to develop zebrafish that were able to produce low leptin. While studying the zebrafish, scientists...

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."Compared to Caucasians, African-Americans of the same age, gender, waist circumference, weight and height may have lower total and abdominal fat mass," said principal investigator and study...