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Key protein linked to appetite and obesity in mice Researchers have identified a protein that plays a key role in how the brain regulates appetite and metabolism. Loss of the protein, XRN1, from the forebrain, resulted in obese mice with an insatiable appetite, according to a new study.
Science Daily | Oct 15, 2021 5:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Contraceptive pill can reduce type 2 diabetes risk in women with polycystic ovary syndrome A study has revealed for the first time that the contraceptive pill can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes by over a quarter in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). The research findings also show that women with PCOS have twice the risk of develo
Science Daily | Oct 15, 2021 1:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How highly processed foods harm memory in the aging brain Four weeks on a diet of highly processed food led to a strong inflammatory response in the brains of aging rats that was accompanied by behavioral signs of memory loss, a new study has found. Researchers also found that supplementing the processed diet wi
Science Daily | Oct 14, 2021 9:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Early modern human from Southeast Asia adapted to a rainforest environment Although there has been evidence of our species living in rainforest regions in Southeast Asia from at least 70,000 years ago, the poor preservation of organic material in these regions limits how much we know about their diet and ecological adaptations t
Science Daily | Oct 14, 2021 6:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Americans are eating more ultra-processed foods Consumption of ultra-processed foods has increased over the past two decades across nearly all segments of the U.S. population, according to a new study.
Science Daily | Oct 14, 2021 2:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Scientists map brain circuit that drives activity in fertile females Scientists have known for a century that female animals become more active just as they are about to ovulate, a behavior that evolved to enhance their chances of mating when they are fertile.
Science Daily | Oct 14, 2021 2:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
High BMI independently associated with death and longer ICU stay for COVID patients In patients with COVID-19, a high body mass index (BMI) is associated with an increased risk of death and prolonged intensive care unit (ICU) stay, according to a new study.
Science Daily | Oct 13, 2021 7:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Higher fasting hunger hormone levels from healthy diet may improve heart health and metabolism Fasting levels of the 'hunger hormone' ghrelin rebound after weight loss and can help reduce belly fat and improve the body's sensitivity to insulin, according to a new study.
Science Daily | Oct 13, 2021 1:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Migraines caused by alterations in metabolite levels Migraines are a pain in the head and in the hip pocket, but newly discovered genetic causes could lead the way to new preventative drugs and therapies.
Science Daily | Oct 12, 2021 7:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Rye a better choice than wheat for weight loss Eating whole grain rye products instead of refined wheat alternatives can offer worthwhile health benefits. Researchers recently published a study showing that people who ate high-fiber products made from whole grain rye lost more body fat and overall wei
Science Daily | Oct 12, 2021 2:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend