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- Findings Raise Hope of Preventing Breast Cancer with Statins
- Avoiding a Second Biopsy for Breast Cancer Patients
- African American Women with Breast Cancer Less Likely to Have Newer, Recommended Surgical Procedure
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- Sleep Efficiency Increases Breast Cancer Survival Rates
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All posts tagged "adiponectin"
Hormone Produced By Fat Cells Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease
A long-term study examining factors that might predict the development of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia has found a link between a certain hormone and the conditions. The hormone adiponectin is involved in regulating sugar metabolism and insulin...
- Posted January 3, 2012
Researchers Discover How Starvation Hormone Regulates Lipid Metabolism
Researchers have discovered a key new function of a hormone, called adiponectin, that is known to protect the body from starvation. A recently published study in a highly-respected medical journal, Nature Medicine, demonstrates that the hormone causes...
- Posted December 30, 2010
High Levels of Adiponectin Associated With Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk
According to an analysis of previous studies, persons with higher levels of adiponectin, a protein that is produced by fat cells and that has anti-inflammatory and insulin-sensitizing properties, have an associated lower risk of type 2 diabetes....
- Posted July 8, 2009