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April 25, 2014
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Elusive leptin

Researchers find first evidence of fat-regulating hormone in avian species Since leptin was discovered 20 years ago, more than 115,000 papers have been published on this protein in humans, and another 5,000 have appeared on leptin in mice. Leptin’s popularity … Continue reading

October 8, 2010
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New Research Gets to the Heart of How Niacin Fights High cholesterol, Points to a New Pathway

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— High blood lipids are a big risk factor for developing heart disease, which is the leading cause of death in the United States. Approximately one of every six adult Americans has high blood cholesterol and about every … Continue reading