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Fatty foods, not body fat, trigger hunger hormone

London, June 6 (ANI): Defying all previous studies, researchers have found that fatty foods, and not the fat made in the body, activate the hunger hormone ghrelin to optimise nutrient metabolism and promote the storage of body fat. The study, ... Read More »

Mystery behind how plants make eggs solved

Washington, June 5 (ANI): In a landmark discovery, scientists at the University of California, Davis, have found that a hormone called auxin is responsible for egg production in plants. It is the first definitive study of a plant hormone acting ... Read More »

Second-born kids really are more rebellious

London, Apr 30 (ANI): A new research has confirmed what many parents long suspected: Second-born kids are more likely to be rebellious in later life than their more conservative older siblings. According to scientists, who published their study in the ... Read More »

The Pill impairs muscle gains in young women

Washington, April 17 (ANI): Oral contraceptive use impairs muscle gains in young women, and is associated with lower hormone levels, a new study has found. The study was conducted by Chang-Woock Lee and Steven E. Riechman, Department of Health and ... Read More »