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  1. Endocrine Society releases new guideline to help diagnose and treat hypothalamic amenorrheaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Medical News

    ... & Metabolism (JCEM), a publication of the Endocrine Society. Hypothalamic amenorrhea occurs when the hypothalamus in the brain slows or stops releasing GnRH, the hormone that controls the menstrual cycle. It often affects adolescent girls or women ...

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  2. Endocrine Society experts issue Clinical Practice Guideline on hypothalamic amenorrheaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... & Metabolism ( JCEM ), a publication of the Endocrine Society. Hypothalamic amenorrhea occurs when the hypothalamus in the brain slows or stops releasing GnRH, the hormone that controls the menstrual cycle . It often affects adolescent girls or ...

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  3. "Startlingly effective" TV ads for testosterone helped lead to over-prescriptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | Ars Technica

    ... or so of men do need testosterone treatment for a disease called hypogonadism, which involves problems in the hypothalamus, pituitary gland, or testes resulting in low testosterone levels. But as men age, their testosterone levels naturally decline. ...

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  4. Direct-to-consumer TV advertising associated with greater...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Televised direct-to-consumer advertising for testosterone therapies increased across U.S. metropolitan areas between 2009 and 2013, and exposure to these ads was associated with greater testosterone testing, new use of testosterone therapies, and use without recent testing, according to a study published by JAMA . Testosterone therapies were originally approved to treat hypogonadism resulting from the disruption of the pituitary-hypothalamus-gonadal axis.

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  5. Fat cells step in to help liver during fastingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | Medical News Today

    ... therefore uridine helps in glucose regulation," Dr. Scherer said. The uridine in the blood works through the hypothalamus in the brain to affect another tightly regulated system - body temperature, Dr. Scherer added. It appears that only uridine ...

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  6. Happiness is finding exercise you enjoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | Canada.com

    ... like a natural mood enhancer. At the same time, the neurochemical called endorphins are produced in the brain's hypothalamus and pituitary gland. Endorphins, which are structurally similar to the drug morphine, are considered natural painkillers ...

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  7. UMass Amherst Chemical Engineer Shares $1.8 Million NIH Grant to Study Human - Body Clock'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | University of Massachusetts Amherst

    ... physiological, or behavioral processes in the human body, is the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN) region of the hypothalamus, in the brain stem. "This is the master time-keeper for the entire body," Henson says. It is part of the brain where about ...

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  8. UMass Amherst Chemical Engineer Michael A. Henson Shares $1.8 Million ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 15 | PressReleasePoint

    ... physiological, or behavioral processes in the human body, is the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN) region of the hypothalamus, in the brain stem. "This is the master time-keeper for the entire body," Henson says. It is part of the brain where about ...

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  9. The brain benefits of having buddiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | Boston.com

    ... to die of anything at any time." Friendships play an essential role in regulating mood inside our brains. The hypothalamus controls things like hunger and sleep and produces oxytocin, a "feel-good" hormone stored in the adjacent pituitary gland. ...

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  10. Bone-derived hormone suppresses appetite in miceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 10 | Medical News Today

    ... barrier. In the brain, the protein binds to and activates melanocortin 4 receptor (MC4R) neurons in the hypothalamus, the primary brain region that regulates appetite. MC4R neurons are known to be involved in triggering appetite suppression. "The ...

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  11. Why do we develop high blood pressure?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... also noted changes in brain activity, specifically a decrease in the prefrontal cortex and an increase in the hypothalamus that did not occur in the group of rats with normal blood pressure. This demonstrates a link between hypertension and changes ...

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  12. How Orexigen Is Changing the Weight-loss ConversationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | DM News

    ... boxed warning in all of our advertising. Reasons to believe focused on how Contrave is believed to work on the hypothalamus (hunger center) to reduce hunger and the mesolimbic reward system to help control cravings. The exact neurochemical effects ...

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  13. Exercise, adipokines and pediatric obesity: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trialsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 28 | International Journal of Obesity

    ... promotes body mass loss decreasing food intake and increasing sympathetic nervous system activity through the hypothalamus. 8 and also play an essential role in maintaining homeostasis in the human body. Another member of the adipocytokine family, ...

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  14. Central diabetes insipidus.Read the original story

    Sunday Mar 5 | CiteULike

    ... QOL and decreases the incidence of hyponatremia in CDI patients. In some CDI patients, the osmoreceptors in the hypothalamus do not function and patients do not sense thirst. These adipsic CDI patients are treated with desmopressin and adjusting the ...

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  15. This Hormone Might Be the Reason You Can't Lose WeightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 2 | MSN Living

    Leptin, which was formally discovered in 1994, is a protein manufactured within fat cells that circulates through the blood stream and signals to the hypothalamus - the part of the brain controlling body temperature, thirst, hunger, and emotional activity - whether your fat cells have enough energy to fuel the body's normal metabolic processes. Because of its role in regulating hunger , leptin was thought to be a potential tool to help weight loss - but Robert H. Lustig, MD, professor of pediatrics at the University of California, argues that, instead, leptin is really a potential cause of weight gain.

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  16. This hormone might be why you can't lose weightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 2 | MSN Healthy Living

    Leptin, which was formally discovered in 1994, is a protein manufactured within fat cells that circulates through the blood stream and signals to the hypothalamus - the part of the brain controlling body temperature, thirst, hunger, and emotional activity - whether your fat cells have enough energy to fuel the body's normal metabolic processes. Because of its role in regulating hunger , leptin was thought to be a potential tool to help weight loss - but Robert H. Lustig, MD, professor of pediatrics at the University of California, argues that, instead, leptin is really a potential cause of weight gain.

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  17. This drug reduces type 2 diabetes by 80 percentRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    ... supresses appetite, called GLP-1. This compound is released in response to food, and interacts with the brain's hypothalamus to suppress appetite. However previous studies have found that many obese people produce less of this hormone, which may ...

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  18. FASEB Science Research Conference: Growth Hormone/ProlactinRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 27 | EurekAlert!

    ... nodes of critical crosstalk with other players, pituitary stem cells, interactions between peripheral hormones, hypothalamus and brain, and new drug targets/pre-clinical studies. Trainees are especially welcomed. Many short talks, poster and travel ...

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  19. Sleep Science Still in Early StagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 28 | PsychCentral

    ... neuronal circuits promote wakefulness and sleep throughout the brain, especially in the brain stem and the hypothalamus. "We can now interrogate neurons in a more precise way," said Scammell. "The techniques are very similar, but optogenetics works ...

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  20. Food and SexRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 27 | Psychology Today

    ... response and directs attention; the hippocampus which deals with memories and learned behaviors, and the hypothalamus that functions in the release of hormones in response to emotion. It is here in this nether cortex of carnal needs and neurons that ...

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