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Leptin is a 16 kDa protein hormone that plays a key role in regulating energy intake and energy expenditure, including appetite and metabolism. It is one of the most important adipose derived hormones. The ''Ob(Lep)'' gene (Ob for obese, Lep for leptin) is located on chromosome 7 in humans.
How can food influence the severity of menopausal hot flashes?

How can food influence the severity of menopausal hot flashes?

Genes dictate taste: Study finds genetic links to food preferences

Genes dictate taste: Study finds genetic links to food preferences

Fermented foods linked to mental health benefits through gut-brain connection

Fermented foods linked to mental health benefits through gut-brain connection

Key protein EPAC1 found to regulate brown fat growth, offering obesity treatment potential

Key protein EPAC1 found to regulate brown fat growth, offering obesity treatment potential

Does intermittent fasting improve your sports performance?

Does intermittent fasting improve your sports performance?

Cinnamon extract shows promise in reducing obesity by inhibiting fat cell growth and boosting fat breakdown

Cinnamon extract shows promise in reducing obesity by inhibiting fat cell growth and boosting fat breakdown

Fasting-mimicking diet shows unique benefits in cardiovascular health, study finds

Fasting-mimicking diet shows unique benefits in cardiovascular health, study finds

Study explores the intricate gut-brain-liver connection and its impact on health

Study explores the intricate gut-brain-liver connection and its impact on health

Plant-based diets and genetic risk for obesity

Plant-based diets and genetic risk for obesity

Obesity linked to prostate cancer risk: New study uncovers inherited dangers from fathers

Obesity linked to prostate cancer risk: New study uncovers inherited dangers from fathers

Scientists identify progenitor cells that could revolutionize osteoarthritis treatment

Scientists identify progenitor cells that could revolutionize osteoarthritis treatment

Influence of healthy lifestyle habits on chronic disorders

Influence of healthy lifestyle habits on chronic disorders

UCD professor wins ERC Synergy grant to unlock the secrets to healthy aging

UCD professor wins ERC Synergy grant to unlock the secrets to healthy aging

New insights into why obesity puts individuals at risk for severe influenza

New insights into why obesity puts individuals at risk for severe influenza

Hormone levels tied to metabolic health in obesity

Hormone levels tied to metabolic health in obesity

The metabolic effects of endocrine therapy on diabetes mellitus in breast cancer survivors

The metabolic effects of endocrine therapy on diabetes mellitus in breast cancer survivors

Could plant-based phytonutrients be the secret weapon against obesity?

Could plant-based phytonutrients be the secret weapon against obesity?

Obesity pathogenesis: Unanswered questions and future directions

Obesity pathogenesis: Unanswered questions and future directions

Does dahlia flower extract have anti-diabetic properties?

Does dahlia flower extract have anti-diabetic properties?

The role of orexin in the modulation of sleep and wakefulness

The role of orexin in the modulation of sleep and wakefulness

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