NPGL, a newly discovered molecule, increases appetite during periods of fasting and decreases it when we gorge, researchers report.
NPGL, a recently discovered protein, influences fat storage in the human body, even when on a calorie restricted diet. Researchers believe this mechanism had evolutionary benefits and the protein could be a potential target to treat obesity.
Researchers have identified a new type of depression. The findings may help explain why some people are resistant to current treatments for depressive disorders. The study reports on how a specific protein, RGS8, plays a role in depressive behaviors.
A research group at Hiroshima University observed a potential new target for chronic pain treatment. Further research using this receptor could lead to new, more effective drugs to use in pain-relieving treatment for chronic pain.
A new oral device, dubbed the mandibular advancement appliance, can improve the quality of sleep for those with sleep apnea. The device increases retroglossal airway space three-dimensionally.
Study finds a correlation between the construct of personal responsibility and an increased risk of developing OCD and generalized anxiety disorder.
Holding a steering wheel at different arm positions can influence our perception of how much force we need to steer.
Prenatal diet could increase the risk of unhealthy eating and obesity in the offspring, a new study reports. Pregnant mice fed high omega-6 and low omega-3 diets were more likely to have offspring that were more inclined to consume hyper-caloric foods, increasing their risk of obesity.