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2013-12-04 16:26:10

Eating Recovery Center's Chicago-based partner program specializes in outpatient eating disorders treatment and evidence-based treatment for obesity, mood and anxiety disorders DENVER, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eating Recovery Center, an international center providing comprehensive, specialized eating disorders treatment to female and male adults, adolescents and children, has partnered with Insight Behavioral Health Centers. Insight specializes in outpatient treatment for...

2009-01-07 18:37:32

The potential of the appetite suppressing hormone -- leptin -- may be realized after all, U.S. researchers say. The discovery of leptin, an appetite-suppressing hormone secreted by fat tissue, created great hopes for an effective treatment for obesity, but it was found the obese are unresponsive to leptin due to leptin resistance in the brain. The study, published in Cell Metabolism, found two chaperones -- 4-PBA or TUDCA -- increase leptin sensitivity as much as 10-fold and resulted in...