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Levothyroxine Thyroid Hormone Replacement, Approved for Hypothyroidism

...he FDA. The thyroid hormaone is involved in the regulation of a wide range of metabolic processes within the body in all age groups. In children thyroid hormones are essential for normal physical growth and intellectual development. Low levels of thyroid hormone or hypothyroidism may be due to a birth defe...

Anti-Cancer Drug Restores Normal Cell Growth

... typically arise from normal cells in which growth regulation has gone awry. The drug's side effects were comparable to those seen with other types of chemotherapy and included fatigue, nausea and vomiting, lowered platelet count and abnormal heart rhythm, the researchers add. "These results suggest that is a...

Heriditary dental disorders

...ryo. The research team will continue to study the regulation of the dspp gene found in the development of dentinogenesis imperfecta type II and dentin dysplasia, as well as other genetic and molecular aspects of the disorders....

Dangerous food bacteria

...o drugs. The study also raises concern about the regulation of imported fruits and vegetables and the potential for new pathogens getting into the country. FDA inspects less than 2 percent of imported fruits and vegetables. Major supermarket chains, worried about new outbreaks of salmonella and other bacteria...

Decrease of 'Hunger Hormone' after Obesity Surgery

...em and insights into the mechanisms of body weight regulation giving rise to treatments are very important," he ...es to hunger and plays a key role in the long-term regulation of body weight, the study authors note. They concluded that their finding showed significant reducti...

FDA changes rules on testing drugs for children

...ent Bush that the action was halting "an important regulation that protects children from potentially unsafe and improperly dosed medications." Adult medications are commonly given to children without studies of their safety or proper dosing because doctors have no alternative. Drug makers have used the finan...

Hormone restrains appetite in man

...asted for 12 hours after the injection. However, regulation of appetite is a complex business involving many other hormones. It's not clear that treatment with PYY3-36 alone would be a solution to obesity. Further research is still on....

Scientists locate key hormone involved in appetite control

...that there would be better understanding of weight regulation and energy homeostasis in the body....

Gene defect linked to dilated cardiomyopathy(DCM)

...fect would suffer a chronic malfunction of calcium regulation in their heart muscle. Over time this would lead to heart failure. Christine Seidman, who led the study, said that the discovery has led to the question of whether heart failure can be prevented if calcium cycle can be restored in this type of defec...

Use of sunbed is harmful

...does not recommend the use of sunbeds, training or regulation exists for their use. A report from WHO calls for an urgent need to reduce the health and environmental impact of increased ultra-violet exposure. A tan, even without burning, always means that the skin has been damaged.// A suntan is not nature's ow...

Memory said to automatically improve with age

...r glucose, and we have shown that improved glucose regulation is associated with better memory.Dealing with bloo...searchers found that individuals with poor glucose regulation had a smaller hippocampus, the part of the brain dealing with memory.Moderate cardiovascular exercis...

Brain Infarctions Found In Patients Suffering From Migraine

...he cerebellar region, the area responsible for the regulation of voluntary movement and the maintenance of posture and balance. Overall, patients with migraines and visual difficulties who had more than one attack per month were at the highest risk for infarcts and were 13 times more at risk than the control ...

Variations In ingredients From Brand to Brand

... add pressure on manufacturers to introduce firmer regulation on the manufacture of herbal medicines - which do not have to be made to the same rigid standards as pharmaceutical products....

Brain Infarctions Found In Patients Suffering From Migraine

...he cerebellar region, the area responsible for the regulation of voluntary movement and the maintenance of posture and balance. Overall, patients with migraines and visual difficulties who had more than one attack per month were at the highest risk for infarcts and were 13 times more at risk than the control ...

The Link Between Migraine And Brain Lesions Questioned

...he cerebellar region, the area responsible for the regulation of voluntary movement and the maintenance of posture and balance. Overall, patients with migraines and visual difficulties who had more than one attack per month were at the highest risk for infarcts and were 13 times more at risk than the control ...

New clues to maternal aggressive behavior

... of hormone oxytocin in the brain can lead to auto regulation of oxytocin neuronal activity, promotion of maternal behavior and maternal aggression and morphological plasticity. Drawing parallel from the mice study, the researchers from University of Edinburgh said that in highly anxiety prone animals, the re...

Healthy At 50: Possible?

...re the body becomes insensitive to the blood-sugar regulation hormone insulin. Adult obesity is a well-known predictor of developing diabetes. Pearce led a research team that found that prenatal and infant factors explained less than five percent of the variation in insulin resistance. However, adult lifest...

Fasting, Feasting Your Way To Health

...asting therefore has beneficial effects on glucose regulation and neuronal resistance to injury in these mice that are independent of caloric intake," Mattson wrote in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Trials on humans revealed that going without food one day and making up for it the next is...

Identified Protein To Inhibit Cell Migration

...potentially may be another important player in the regulation of this kinase. The other activators of PAK1 include relatives of the notorious Ras family of tumor promoters, the GTPases Rac and Cdc42. CIB1 activation of PAK1, however, is different from these GTPases. In illustrating the role that CIB1 plays in ...

Mystery of nacrolepsy uncovered

...ion.The genes that have been discovered affect the regulation of the basic process of sleep.Juliette Faraco, who worked on one of the two studies published in the journal Cell, said the research, although carried out on animals, would lead to the development of new drugs for human sufferers. Dr Faraco's team ...

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