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Anticipation of sweets ’causes muscles to start taking up more blood sugar’


December 2nd, 2009 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): Even the anticipation of bingeing on donuts, ice cream and chocolate truffle can cause your muscles to start taking up more blood sugar, scientists have said.According to researchers, ... Read more...

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Sleep deprivation can take its toll on brain health in later life


September 28th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 28 (ANI): Students and businessmen are often miss a good night's sleep with a view to performing brilliantly in exams and securing big contracts, respectively, but this may adversely affect ... Read more...

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Surgical weight loss does not eliminate sleep apnea


August 15th, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) Weight loss by surgery might not really help those with obstructive sleep apnea that merrily continues in moderate or severe forms even a year later, according to a ... Read more...

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Neural pathways to regulate loss, regain consciousness during anesthesia identified


January 13th, 2008 - 11:45 am ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 13(ANI): Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have discovered two neural pathways that regulate loss and regain of consciousness during general anesthesia.The team found that the cellular ... Read more...

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Hormone governing sleep, hunger and metabolism linked to cancer growth


November 16th, 2007 - 12:22 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have discovered that a hormone which controls sleep and hunger, also activates a protein, HIF-1, long known to stimulate cancerous tumour growth.Dr. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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