Endocrinology (23 News)

Heart Hormone Protects from Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes

Sep 25, 2017 12:00 pm
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First discovered in 1979, natriuretic peptides (NPs) play a variety of roles in the body, some not yet understood. But atrial and B-type NPs, hormones...

How Sleep Apnea Can Be a Risk Factor for Diabetes?

Sep 19, 2017 10:00 am
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Sleep apnea, left untreated for even a few days, can increase blood sugar and fat levels, stress hormones and blood pressure, according to a new study...

What Gives Olive Oil Its Anti-Diabetic Benefits?

Sep 13, 2017 9:00 am
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The health benefits of olives -- and associated natural products such as olive oil -- have long been recognized and touted by proponents of the Medite...

Be Aware! Some Everyday Care Products May Bring You More Harm Than Benefits!

Sep 4, 2017 5:00 pm
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New work by researchers at the University of California, Davis, has suggested that a common class of chemical compounds may be de-energizing mammalian...

Dramatic Effects of High-Fat Diet During pregnancy On Embryo Development!

Aug 14, 2017 6:00 pm
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A high-fat diet not only creates health problems for expectant mothers, but new research in an animal model suggests it alters the development of the ...

Why Some Women are More Likely to Feel Depressed?

Aug 12, 2017 2:30 pm
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Summary: It's no secret that the risk of depression increases for women when their hormones are fluctuating. Especially vulnerable times include ...

A Single Shot Provids Control Over Blood Glucose For a Week

Jul 26, 2017 11:00 am
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Biomedical engineers at Duke University have created a technology that might provide weeks of glucose control for diabetes with a single injection, wh...

Insulin release is controlled by the amount of Epac2A at the secretory vesicles

Jul 11, 2017 2:01 pm
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Specialized beta cells in the pancreas release the hormone insulin to control our blood glucose levels, and failure of this mechanism is central to th...

Discovery A Key Switch in Diabetes

Jun 9, 2017 9:00 am
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A newly discovered mechanism behind reduced insulin production in type 2 diabetes is now being presented. In an article in Nature Communications, rese...

Tea consumption Affect Women, But Not Men, In an Unexpected Way!

Jun 5, 2017 9:00 am
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Epigenetic changes are chemical modifications that turn our genes off or on. In a new study from Uppsala University, researchers show that tea consump...

Another role for oxytocin revealed.

May 21, 2017 3:00 pm
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Experts say oxytocin, a key hormone made naturally by the brain, could hold the key to treating drug addicts and help them avoid relapse. Oxytocin is...

Why Women Suffer From Asthma More

May 18, 2017 10:00 am
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An international research team has revealed why women are twice as likely to develop asthma after puberty. Dr Cyril Seillet (left) and Professor Gabri...

Why Food Becomes More Appealing When dieting?

May 15, 2017 5:00 pm
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Over recent decades, our understanding of hunger has greatly increased, but this new discovery turns things on their head. Up until now, scientists kn...

Plant protein may have a protective role against type 2 diabetes.

May 1, 2017 2:00 pm
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A new study from the University of Eastern Finland adds to the growing body of evidence indicating that the source of dietary protein may play a role ...

Novel Class of Anti-Diabetics Invented

Apr 22, 2017 7:00 pm
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Scientists may have found a new tool for studying—and maybe even treating—Type 2 diabetes, the form of diabetes considered responsible for...

A New Salvation to Reduce Obesity

Apr 16, 2017 9:00 am
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A new study finds that a noninvasive electromagnetic brain stimulation technique helps obese people lose weight, partly by changing the composition of...

Cortisol excess hits natural DNA process and mental health hard

Apr 12, 2017 3:00 pm
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High concentrations of the stress hormone, Cortisol, in the body affect important DNA processes and increase the risk of long-term psychological conse...

Using Hormones to Fight Deadly Infections

Apr 5, 2017 5:00 pm
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Researchers have found that a hormone responsible for controlling iron metabolism helps fight off a severe form of bacterial pneumonia, and that disco...

How Prenatal Life Has a Say in Enlarged prostate Development later in life?

Mar 19, 2017 7:00 pm
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New research from Michigan State University indicates that embryonic tissue, key to the development of a baby's gender, could contribute to an ...

New Role for Hormones in Differentiating Between the Sexes

Mar 7, 2017 11:00 am
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The brown anole, a prolific lizard native to Cuba and the Bahamas and now commonly found in many tropical and subtropical regions, is providing new cl...


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