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Your metabolism changes as you age, just not when you think

(HealthDay)—Everyone knows that your metabolism peaks in your teenage years, when you’re fit and active and feeling your oats. And everyone knows that a person’s metabolism slows down in middle age, as bodies start to expand and sag, and become less energetic. But that’s all wrong, it now appears—fake news about how humans age that’s […]

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Healthy With Obesity? The Latest Study Casts Doubt

People with “metabolically healthy obesity” are actually not healthy, since they are at increased risk for several adverse cardiometabolic outcomes, compared with people without obesity and or adverse metabolic profiles, new research suggests. The latest data on this controversial subject come from an analysis of nearly 400,000 people in the U.K. Biobank. Although the data also […]

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Testosterone Decline After Steroid Abuse Revealed With Biomarker

Levels of insulinlike factor 3 (INSL3) drop noticeably in men who have abused anabolic androgenic steroids (AAS), even well after stoppage. The results suggest that the effects of AAS use on testosterone-producing Leydig cells may be long-lasting, as some clinicians have suspected. Although there is some variation of INSL3 levels among AAS users, the metric […]

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Depression, Chronic Comorbidities ‘Inextricably Linked’

For many adults, depression and chronic medical conditions are inextricably linked. In fact, the prevalence of depression is 2-10 times higher among people with chronic medical conditions, particularly in people with chronic pain, where the prevalence reaches 40%-60%, according to Jonathan E. Alpert, MD, PhD. Dr Jonathan Alpert “About 60% of adults over 65 have two […]

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Locilan

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. LOCILAN® 28 DAY TABLETS Norethisterone Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about LOCILAN 28 day tablets. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your […]

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Bondronat

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. BONDRONAT® 181015 pronounced “bon-droh-nat” contains the active ingredient ibandronic acid Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about BONDRONAT. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking […]

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Metabolism may play role in recurrent major depression

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, in collaboration with Dutch scientists, have found that certain metabolites—small molecules produced by the process of metabolism—may be predictive indicators for persons at risk for recurrent major depressive disorder. The findings were published in the January 11, 2021 online issue of Translational Psychiatry. “This is […]