Navigation Links
Weight gain following smoking cessation not linked to Leptin

Smoking cessation has often been connected to gaining excess weight. It has been debated for long that this weight gain could be related to the hormone leptin, which regulates appetite and controls// weight. These arguments were based on assumptions that leptin levels were high during smoking periods, thus keeping weight down and after one stops smoking, the leptin levels plummet leading to weight gain.

A new study by researchers in the University of Pittsburgh has however proved this wrong, by measuring leptin levels in non-smokers, current smokers and ex-smokers. They found no significant difference among the three groups. Researchers say that other factors, like hormones involved in body weight regulation, must be looked into, for reasons as to why smoking cessation leads to weight gain.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Lose Weight With New Wonder Slimming FDA approved Prescription Drug
2. Weight-Loss Drinks Can Make You Gassy
3. Smoking Linked To Low Infant Birth Weight
4. Helping Kids Attain a Healthy Weight
5. Weight-loss Products Dangerous
6. Weight and Blood Pressure
7. Low Birth Weight infants could have Problems in the Future
8. Excess Weight Can Affect Individuals as They Age
9. Low-Fat, High-Carb Diet Equally Effective In Weight Loss
10. Weight Gain Found To Increase The Risk Breast Cancer
11. Childhood Weight Gain Found To Increase The Risk of Diabetes
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:9/17/2019)... ... 17, 2019 , ... What if a drug that sits ... patients? In companion presentations at the American Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) ... evidence that low-dose aspirin and other anti-inflammatories may improve survival in patients undergoing ...
(Date:9/17/2019)... ... September 17, 2019 , ... Specialty Technical Publishers (STP) and ... Protocol Consortium (IAPC) EHS audit protocol for Japan . Leading companies around ... EHS regulatory obligations and rapidly collect, share, archive, and export audit findings in ...
(Date:9/17/2019)... ... September 17, 2019 , ... CORE Medical & Wellness, ... (Jenny) Gartshteyn to their team of expert physicians. Dr. Gartshteyn completed her Rheumatology ... Appointment of Assistant Professor in Medicine for the Division of Hospitalist Medicine. , ...
(Date:9/14/2019)... ... , ... GreenTheVoteOk , one of the most reliable online resource providers ... most relevant and important developments in the fast-changing world of legalized CBD. , ... across the world suffering from different difficult-to-treat ailments, people need to identify brands that ...
(Date:9/11/2019)... ... September 11, 2019 , ... Workplace ... have struggled to solve injury risks which lead to musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). ... solution developed by the team at Soter Analytics helps avoid ergonomic ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/14/2019)... ... September 13, 2019 , ... ... Montreal provided a plethora of breakthrough research studies including several cancer related ... detect breast cancer, response prediction of cancer immunotherapies and whole body, real-time ...
(Date:9/14/2019)... , ... September 14, 2019 , ... ... continuing medical education (CME) courses, is announcing its attempt at a world record ... opportunity to prepare for the PANRE while earning 30 CME credits in 30 ...
(Date:9/11/2019)... ... September 12, 2019 , ... Understanding the Drug Supply ... Webinar, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, 1:30-3:00 p.m. EDT, https://www.fdanews.com/understanding-the-dscsa , Need ... the company clear on nuances of the guidelines regulating the drug supply chain? ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: