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Applying a cream containing nitric oxide to the skin of the overfed mice had the same effect of curbing weight gain as exposure to UV light, the team found.
Experts found overfed mice with fur shaved to expose their skin were slower to gain weight after basking in ultraviolet (UV) light - the same rays that make up sunshine.
While it can be said that most, if not all, militaries favour their officer corps, a better example could have been used for the overfed officers.
By restoring normal communication between the gut and brain, researchers resensitized overfed rodents to the pleasures of both fatty and healthy foods.
Of the female offspring from the sheep, half from each group were overfed at approximately 6 weeks of age.
IMPROVEMENT work has started at a much-loved Tyneside park that had become plagued by overfed swans.
She proves that US law and federal policies prioritize big business over public health in our overfed yet undernourished country, and decries Big Pharma's plans to drug toddlers with mood stabilizers and Big Agri's efforts to push food waste onto the cafeteria trays of school children.
After consuming a weight-stabilising diet for 13 - 25 days, participants were randomised to diets containing 5% of energy from protein (low protein), 15% (normal protein), or 25% (high protein), which they were overfed during the last 8 weeks of their 10 - 12-week stay in the inpatient metabolic unit.
Within limits, the cooling capacity of an overfed evaporator increases due to the tendency for more of the evaporator's interior surfaces being wetted with saturated liquid refrigerant.
Henry, a Golden Guernsey goat, died following liver complications after being overfed with bread, including stale bread, by visitors.
SIR - With reference to Gwilym Levell of Neath (Letters, Dec 2), I would like to say that this nation is not better fed as a result of supermarket domination; more that it is overfed with poor quality food.
In overfed Landes geese, LPL activity is negatively correlated with fatty liver weight (Davail et al.
As a last-ditch effort, you can try root-pruning the plants by pushing a spade into the ground at a couple of points within each plant's root zone--a trick used in flower gardening that sometimes shocks overfed plants into initiating blooms.
A BORDER collie ended up weighing more than six stone after his owner overfed him and kept him cooped up in a flat.
But I suspect that the ducks of Sefton Park are actually overfed, gobbling up many loaves of bread.
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