From body to brain and back again —how the hormone leptin utilizes brain cell circuits to regulate appetite, calorie burning, and glucose levels

Scientists have used a new genetic tool in mice to map out the cellular brain circuits used by the hormone leptin to control energy balance (calories consumed versus calories burned) and blood glucose (sugar) levels. 
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Publication date: Available online 3 July 2020Source: BurnsAuthor(s): Mu Huang, Gilbert Moralez, Steven A. Romero, Manall F. Jaffery, Matthew N. Cramer, Jan Karel Petric, Andrew D. Nabasny, Craig G. Crandall
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This study was a grounded theory examination of the interactions among gender, social context, cultural displacement, and a causal model for Japanese women's distress experiences. The resulting theoretical model revealed the familial and social dynamics traditional to Japanese culture developed feelings of poor self-worth common amongst study participants. This negative perception of self was exacerbated by gendered challenges of expatriation and intense pressures within this region's Japanese migrant community. These findings show the need for increased contact with at-risk populations to understand their causal models an...
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(Natural News) Flora Westbrook’s salon, Flora’s Hair Designs, had been serving her neighborhood in Minneapolis for about four decades now. That four-decade run, however, ended when the salon was burned down during the riots sparked over the death of George Floyd. Now, more than a month and a half since she lost her salon, Westbrook is saying...
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OBJECTIVES: To describe the profile of burn victims attended in emergency services and to identify associations between the variables investigated. METHODS: Cross-sectional study based on data from the 2017 survey "Surveillance of violence and accident...
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Electrocution results when a human is exposed to a lethal amount of electrical energy. Electrocution is the cause of death for approximately 1000 people in the United States every year. In Sri Lanka common causes for injuries due to electrocution include u...
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Between January 1 and February 10, 2017, the central southern area of Chile faced several mega-fires events that were considered the second largest of the history, 518,174  ha were affected. The devastating consequences of this fire also include the loss o...
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Explosions always lead to serious public health, social and economic problems. We investigated the epidemiology, outcomes and costs of burn patients caused by explosion accident in Southwest China to explore more effective prevention and treatment strategi...
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Forest fires are an integral part of the natural Earth system dynamics, however they are becoming more devastating and less predictable as anthropogenic climate change exacerbates their impacts. In order to advance fire science, fire danger reanalysis prod...
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Currently, patients seek healthcare information online. An up-to-date online presence is vital for success among the competition amid hospitals. Hospital websites have become an important medium to communicate with patients, provide information about certa...
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The pandemic and related travel quarantines have reduced teaching programs, making the John A. Burns School of Medicine unable to accept and process new donor anatomical gift donation forms starting Friday, July 24.
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