In a recent study led by University of Florida, researchers find that exercise can release a hormone (irisin) to help the body shed fat and prevent fat formation. The finding is published in American Journal of Physiology Endocrinology and Metabolism. Leer Más
Mood swings, bloating, brain fog, “water” weight that just won’t go away … if you’re struggling with any of these, it could be a sign that your hormones are unbalanced. Leer Más
Oxytocin has been dubbed the “love hormone” for its role promoting social bonding, altruism and more. Now new research from Duke University suggests the hormone may also support spirituality. Leer Más
Tras alcanzar la edad adulta, alrededor de los 30 años, comienza progresivamente un declive de la masa muscular, la cual se acelera con la edad y con un estilo de vida sedentario. Leer Más
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Washington: Oxytocin, dubbed as the ‘love hormone’, for its role in promoting social bonding may enhance spirituality in men, a new study has found.
The research, from Duke University in the US, found that participants reported a greater sense of spirituality shortly after taking oxytocin and a week later. Leer Más
Whenever you feel really happy (like too happy) or even just healthy and content, your brain is releasing the neurotransmitter serotonin. But while this form of serotonin is the most popular, it only makes up five percent of the body’s total supply. The other 95 percent, a new study finds, is busy regulating how well your body burns calories through brown fat. Leer Más
New York, Aug 24 (IANS) Suggesting a link between lack of sleep and increased risk of breast cancer, a new study has found that melatonin, a hormone produced in the human brain at night to regulate sleep cycles, appears to suppress the growth of these tumours. Leer Más
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Weight loss occurs in older adults as a result of the increased production of an hormone that gives a feeling of fullness, revealed researchers in the preliminary evidence. Leer Más
A boy was walking down the road and a car slowed down beside him to match his pace. The window slid open and the man inside said “hop in and I’ll give you $10”. The boy didn’t even acknowledge him; looking straight ahead, he kept walking. A few minutes later the car again pulled alongside him, the window still open and the man inside said “come on, jump in and I’ll buy you all the chocolate you can eat”. Still the boy moved resolutely forward, ignoring the offer. As the boy walked around the next corner he saw the car waiting for him. The driver called out “alright, get in the car and you can have $10 AND all the chocolate you can eat”. The boy stopped, turned towards the car and walked up to the door. “Listen Dad”, he said “you bought the Volvo, you live with the consequences.” (1) Leer Más
You may have heard sex can help you burn about 100 calories a session, but according to a team of researchers from York University in the UK, it could also stop you from overeating postcoitus. The new findings, presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior, may provide insight in the appetite-decreasing “love hormone” oxytocin. Leer Más