Hypothalamus Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Stretching the Stress Boundary: Linking Air Pollution Health Effects...Read the original story

    Dec 22, 2016 | U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

    ... stress response (referred here as a systemic response produced by activation of sympathetic nervous system and hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal (HPA)-axis) has been implicated in a variety of psychological and physical stresses, which involves immune ...

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  2. Naughty or Nice?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | McKnightsonline.com

    ... elder massage has been noted to offer physical rewards, mental and emotional rewards. Touch triggers the hypothalamus to produce oxytocin, a hormone that performs a number of different physiological functions, including reducing stress levels, ...

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  3. Activation of Ventral Tegmental Area 5-HT2C Receptors Reduces Incentive MotivationRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2016 | Neuropsychopharmacology

    ... obesity. Mechanistically, 5-HT2CRs are positioned to influence both homeostatic feeding circuits within the hypothalamus and reward circuits within the ventral tegmental area (VTA). Here we investigated the role of 5-HT2CRs in incentive motivation ...

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  4. Stressed lungs: unveiling the role of circulating stress hormones in...Read the original story

    Dec 20, 2016 | U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

    ... in rats and humans that ozone increases the levels of circulating stress hormones through activation of the hypothalamus- pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis before any measurable effects are observed in the lung. The surgical removal of adrenals ...

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  5. Researchers catalog dozens of new neuronal subtypes in the hypothalamusRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... of the Medical University of Vienna, scientists have now described many previously unknown neurons in the hypothalamus and determined the function of a hitherto uncharted dopamine cell. The study has now been published in the leading journal Nature ...

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  6. My hot flushes and night sweats have lasted for 22 YEARS - is there anything I can do?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | Daily Mail

    ... stopped producing the hormone oestrogen. Body temperature is regulated by part of the brain region called the hypothalamus - it does this by causing blood vessels to widen or narrow. However, this brain region cannot carry out this function as ...

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  7. Epac2a-null mice exhibit obesity-prone nature more susceptible to leptin resistanceRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2016 | International Journal of Obesity

    ... cyclase activator or Epac activator, but not a protein kinase activator, exacerbates leptin resistance in the hypothalamus. 20 may be non-selective and as both Epac1 and Epac2a are expressed in the hypothalamus, Epac2a-selective function in leptin ...

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  8. Low thyroid linked to negative reproductive health of women: DoctorsRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    ... hormones which are needed for egg follicle maturation and ovarian production of estrogen and progesterone. "Hypothalamus, pituitary, thyroid, ovaries, and adrenals -- all these glands are interconnected like a spider web. Hence imbalance in one part ...

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  9. Chronic stress can put your health at riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | KION 46

    ... you encounter a perceived threat -- a large dog barks at you during your morning walk, for instance -- your hypothalamus, a tiny region at the base of your brain, sets off an alarm system in your body. Through a combination of nerve and hormonal ...

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  10. Lifestyle | Fit For Life: Looking for That Perfect Gift?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | Go Local

    ... endogenous opioid peptides that function as neurotransmitters. They are produced by the pituitary gland and the hypothalamus in vertebrates during exercise, excitement, pain, spicy food consumption, love, and sexual activity, and they resemble the ...

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  11. Why Do I Get The Chills When I'm Not Cold?Read the original story

    Dec 15, 2016 | Newswise

    ... reaction in the amygdala, a part of the brain responsible for some decision-making. This triggers the nearby hypothalamus, which links the nervous system to the hormone-producing endocrine system via the pituitary gland in the brain. This gland ...

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  12. Edmonton girl with fatal brain cancer checks tank ride off her bucket listRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | GlobalNews

    ... grade over time. They only have two grades: Grade II and Grade III. Unfortunately the tumours have occupied the hypothalamus, the pituitary gland, the thalamus, the frontal lobes, the temporal lobes, the pons, and the medulla. This means the happy ...

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  13. Why Sleep Disorders May Precede Parkinson's and Alzheimer'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Scientific American

    ... the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN), a pinhead-size region within a larger structure deep in the brain called the hypothalamus. The SCN acts as a central pacemaker, sending signals that keep all the other clocks synchronized. It also controls levels ...

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  14. Are You All Over The Place?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | Psychology Today

    ... from your heart and lungs and other organs. Ancient structures in your brainstem and subcortex, such as the hypothalamus, begin the process of turning these signals into the fundamental feeling of what it's like to be alive. Then more recently ...

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  15. Enzyme deficiency in brain linked to extreme hunger, severe obesity: StudyRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    ... The syndrome is caused by abnormalities in a small region of chromosome 15, which leads to dysfunction in the hypothalamus - which contains cells that regulate hunger and satiety - and other regions of the brain. The findings, published in the ...

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  16. The hypothalamic QRFP-a neuropeptide between food and moodRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | PhysOrg Weblog

    The hypothalamus is a brain region implicated in several vital functions such as feeding, thermoregulation, reproduction, stress and metabolic regulation. Dozens of hypothalamic neuropeptides have been shown to be involved in the regulation of food intake and body weight homeostasis.

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  17. Does one weight-loss approach fit all? No, not even closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... also cause weight gain, O'Rahilly noted. They include hypothyroidism, Cushing's syndrome and tumors of the hypothalamus. To help people find an effective way to lose weight, obesity medicine specialists say they start by asking if there is an ...

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  18. One weight-loss approach fits all? No, not even close.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... also cause weight gain, O'Rahilly noted. They include hypothyroidism, Cushing's syndrome and tumors of the hypothalamus. To help people find an effective way to lose weight, obesity medicine specialists say they start by asking if there is an ...

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  19. Rare obesity syndrome therapeutic target identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... The syndrome is caused by abnormalities in a small region of chromosome 15, which leads to dysfunction in the hypothalamus-which contains cells that regulate hunger and satiety-and other regions of the brain. A defining characteristic of PWS is ...

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  20. Research examines brain locations that control diabetes drugs' weight loss effectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... thought. "GLP-1RAs cause people to eat less, and their weight loss effects were thought to rely on the hypothalamus, a part of the brain that controls appetite," says Julio Ayala, Ph.D., associate professor at SBP and senior author of the study, ...

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