Archive: 04/12/2011

Hunger hormone enhances sense of smell

An appetite-stimulating hormone causes people and animals to sniff odors more often and with greater sensitivity, according to a new study in the April 13 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience. The findings suggest ghreli ...

Apr 12, 2011
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Weight loss improves memory: research

John Gunstad, an associate professor in Kent State University's Department of Psychology, and a team of researchers have discovered a link between weight loss and improved memory and concentration. The study ...

Apr 12, 2011
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Male menopause: The lowdown on 'low T'

Is there such a thing as male menopause? In women, menopause is characterized by a cessation of fertility and a sharp drop in certain hormone levels at midlife. In that sense, men don't go through their own version of menopause. ...

Apr 12, 2011
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Social context matters in medical teaching and health care

Medical educators need to be aware of the cultural context in which they teach because these outside forces can affect what is taught and how information is received by students. Drawing upon their experiences teaching medical ...

Apr 12, 2011
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