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Weight loss in obese migraine sufferers can improve their quality of life

“If you suffer from migraine headaches and are obese, losing weight will ameliorate the quality of your family and social life as well as your work and school productivity. Your overall quality of life will greatly improve,” said lead study author Claudio Pagano, M.D., Ph.D., an associate professor of internal medicine at the University of […]

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Sleep quality varies throughout menstrual cycle in young women

Sleep quality varies throughout menstrual cycle in young women

“Sleep is more disrupted in the several days directly prior to menses in young healthy women,” said Anne E. Kim, a medical student at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. “Increased sleep disruption was found in the late luteal phase, which corresponds with the days directly […]

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Male contraceptive pill crosses the human clinical trial hurdle

Male contraceptive pill crosses the human clinical trial hurdle

The findings of the study were presented on March 24 at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society’s annual conference. The results of the study are published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, Volume 104, Issue 3, March 2019. The team announced that the new drug called 11-beta-MNTDC, has passed a 28-day trial with the […]

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Eating meals later in the day could cause weight gain

Previous studies have suggested that later timing of eating and sleeping are related to obesity, said lead author Adnin Zaman, M.D., of the University of Colorado in Denver, Colorado. “However, few studies have assessed both meal and sleep timing in adults with obesity, and it is not clear whether eating later in the day is […]

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Hormone released during exercise might protect against Alzheimer’s, suggests study

Hormone released during exercise might protect against Alzheimer’s, suggests study

Irisin is a hormone generated by muscle tissue that is carried around the body in the bloodstream. Fernana de Felice at the Federal University of Rio de Janerio and colleagues found that people with Alzheimer’s had lower levels of the hormone compared with healthy individuals. In tests with mice, the team could induce learning and […]

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Hormone supplement’s overdose could affect the body hazardously

Testosterone is the primary hormone in the male body helps in increasing muscle mass and body strength, boosting libido, virility and decreasing the risk of illness. It is also a drug, used for treating delayed puberty (a medical condition) amongst adolescent males. Sport supplements are becoming highly popular amongst the gym goers, not only those […]

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