Ghrelin

Continuous Intravenous Infusion of Ghrelin Does Not Stimulate Feeding in Tumor-Bearing Rats

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The development of anorexia continues to be a serious treatment issue for cancer patients. Because the orexigenic peptide, ghrelin, is active through systemic routes and activates hypothalamic ne...

Ghrelin: Update 2003

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Focuses on perils and benefits of using the peptide hormone ghrelin in the treatment of various diseases. Role of ghrelin in weight regulation; Metabolic effects of exogenous ghrelin administrat...

A Critical Interaction: Leptin and Ghrelin

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Continuing research has increased our understanding of regulatory factors involving appetite, food intake, and energy metabolism. There appears to be a complex interaction among insulin, leptin, ...

Oxidant Stress and B Vitamins Status in Patients With Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

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In this study, we examined oxidative stress and B vitamins status in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients at different stages. NSCLC patients were divided into 2 groups, stage III (IIIA + ...

Use Your Willpower Wisely

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New research shows that you have a finite store of this valuable cognitive currency, so spend it the smart way
EVER HEARD A DOUGHNUT CRY OUT YOUR NAME?

It happens to me every time I pass my neighborhood bakery and inhale that intoxicating, sugary smell. Most days, I'm able to resist. But sometimes, before I know it, I've broken one of my primary New Year's resolutions and stuffed two into my mouth. What happened to my willpower?

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