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Ageing effects on physiology and nutrition of older pets – part 1 - vet times


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An increase in the percentage of elderly pets has occurred, similar to humans. About one-third of pet dogs and cats in the UK are more than seven years of age, although the age a pet becomes “old” is difficult to define and old age is not a disease.

Mini museum offers look into marine biology - News 12 Brooklyn - News 12 Brooklyn


News 12 Brooklyn
A miniature museum inside of a New York City hospital is capturing the minds of many who would not expect it to be there.

Discovery could lead to drugs for traumatic brain injury - Futurity: Research News


Futurity: Research News
Scientists have identified two molecules that protect nerve cells after a traumatic brain injury and could lead to new drug treatments. The molecules promote full recovery after traumatic brain injury in mice, according to the new study in Neurobiology ...
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HHMI News: Chipping Away at Leptin's Effects

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Information on how researchers have identified a number of genes that are specifically regulated by the hormone.

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HHMI News
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The Howard Hughs Medical Institute website contains news releases concerning many exciting new research finding from a variety of fields including microbiology

Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina)
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Photographs of this bird, its nest and eggs, with a description and information on range, habitat and diet. Includes sound files.

HHMI's Blazing a Genetic Trail
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Research on mutant genes and hereditary diseases. Includes family studies, the Human Genome Project, how to conquer hereditary diseases like cystic fibrosis, key to basic genetics and a glossary.

HHMI Holiday Lectures on Science
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Webcast lectures on human genetics, cardiovascular biology, and the role of kidneys in hypertension; designed for high school students.

Leptin
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Physiologic effects, control of synthesis and secretion, and disease states.

HHMI Biomedical Research - Cell Biology
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A Cell Biology program from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to study cell structure and function in health and disease.

Leptin and Resistin
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Information about studies in humans and mice.

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Information on the gene considered to be the major player in the regulation of the body fat.

Leptin in Diabetes, Univ. of Toronto
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Studying the influence of leptin on regulation of hypoglycemia by the HPA axis in diabetic rats.

Leptin Helps Body Regulate Fat
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Results of a 1995 study showing how Leptin, a protein produced by fat, appears to play an important role in how the body manages its supply of fat.