anorectic


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a person suffering from anorexia nervosa

suffering from anorexia nervosa

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causing loss of appetite

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There is the author, Bidart, ventriloquizing Ellen West, herself a pseudonym for a female anorectic "non-Swiss" Jewish woman who committed suicide in 1921 after being released from Binswanger's care at the Bellevue sanatorium.
Anorectic sibutramine detected in a Chinese herbal drug for weight loss.
Anorectic women are historically known for having an absence of menstrual cycles.
The popularity of anorectic drugs among the general public and many doctors should also be taken into consideration.
An exploration of an occupational therapy treatment program of movement skills and body image in anorectic patients (Unpublished doctoral thesis).
In a 5- and 15-day repeat dose study using the concentrated active ingredient extract there was a clear anorectic effect and a substantial reduction in caloric intake compared to the placebo.
Four different areas of nutritional intervention are now recognized which parallel the evolutionary trajectory of patients with tumour: the perioperative nutrition in surgical patients, the permissive nutrition in patients receiving chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy and the home parenteral nutrition which may be total (in aphagic-obstructed-incurable patients) or supplemental (in advanced weight-losing anorectic patients).
By sensing energy availability, including caloric intake, mTOR activity helps to govern caloric consumption by inducing the sensations of hunger (satiety) and fullness, in part through mTOR interaction with the hormone leptin, which is sometimes called the anorectic hormone for its hunger-curbing activity.
The independence question arose because some MEPs believe certain experts had a conflict of interests through their association with the producer of the anorectic agent Benfluorex.
Ghrelin also counteracts the anorectic effect of leptin in the CNS and has effects on glucose metabolism and insulin release (10,11), gastric acid secretion and motility (12), fasting and fed motility (13), cardiovascular actions (14,15), and food intake and control of energy balance (16,17).
Is the beautiful but anorectic student known as "the Ice Queen" his secret contact, or is it his flighty girlfriend?
33) Tolerance to the anorectic effect usually occurs within a few weeks.
The latter was significantly higher in dancers, lower in anorectic patients, and not different in constitutionally lean patients as compared with controls.