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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 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...

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...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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