hormone

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    Researchers find melatonin worsens asthma

    Sendai: A study led by Kentaro Mizuta from the Tohoku University Graduate School of Dentistry found that the sleep hormone, melatonin worsens asthma. The research has been published in the ‘American Journal…

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    Melatonin worsens asthma: Study

    Sendai: According to a study led by Kentaro Mizuta from Tohoku University Graduate School of Dentistry, melatonin, a sleep hormone, worsens asthma. The research has been published in the ‘American Journal of…

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    Stress hormone controls your body clock 24/7

    London: Stress hormone, and not neurons, manage the fixed circadian rhythm that controls everything from sleep needs to body temperature, the researchers have found. Our internal clock is controlled by some very…

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    Limiting mealtimes increases motivation for exercise: Study

    Tokyo: Limiting access to food might increase levels of hormone – ghrelin, which might also increase your motivation to exercise, said a new research. The study, published in the Journal of Endocrinology…

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    20 minutes with nature can lower stress level

    Washington: Taking at least 20 minutes out of your day to stroll or sit in a place that makes you feel in contact with nature will significantly lower your stress hormone level,…

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    Mother’s age, weight affect hormone concentration in pregnancy

    Washington: Hormone concentrations during early foetal development are significantly affected by maternal age, body mass index and race rather than lifestyle, suggests a study. The study was published in the ‘Maternal and…

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    Hormone injection helps weight loss in obese patients

    Washington: A hormone injection can help obese patients lose weight, suggests a study. The study was published in the journal ‘Diabetes Care’. Researchers wanted to see if infusing patients with the GOP…

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    Women’s immunity to flu vaccination decreases with age

    Washington : Generally women have a greater immune response to flu vaccinations as compared to men. However, their immunity weakens as they age and their estrogen decline, suggests a study. The study…

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    Placental function linked to brain injuries associated with autism

    Washington: Disrupting steady supply of allopregnanolone (ALLO), a hormone made by the placenta late in pregnancy, to the developing fetus can leave it vulnerable to brain injuries associated with autism spectrum disorder…

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    Hormone that protects women from liver cancer

    London: Researchers have discovered that a hormone — present at higher levels in women — can keep them away from liver cancer, suggesting the disease is more common in men. The study…

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    Just 20-minute ‘nature pill’ can lower your stress

    New York: Taking just 20 minutes out of your day to stroll or sit near nature will significantly lower your stress hormone levels, a new study suggests. Healthcare practitioners can use this…

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    Morning women more likely to become pregnant than ‘night owls’: Study

    London: Planning motherhood? Becoming a morning person could make it easier to conceive than for night owls, says a study. It could be because “morning people” have better chances of getting pregnant…

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    Bodies may cure themselves of diabetes in future

    Washington: Diabetes is caused by the insulin cells’ inability to produce insulin; a hormone that is necessary is regulating blood sugar levels. Diabetics usually have to take insulin supplements to regulate these…

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