hyperphagia


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hyperphagia

[‚hī·pər′fā·jə]
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The results of the interviews with the mothers to check their knowledge of the syndrome show that, in general, the information they have on the disease of their children is limited and mainly based on the key clinical indicators, whether behavioral or clinical, namely, hyperphagia, body weight and the physical characteristics.
Hyperinsulinemia and its role in maintaining the hypothalamic hyperphagia in chickens.
16,17) The second phase, between the ages of 2-5, is characterized by hypogonadism, mental retardation and obesity related to hyperphagia, most likely due to a hypothalamic defect in the satiety center (18) or an innate failure to metabolize lipids and carbohydrates.
Liraglutide as a potentially useful agent for regulating appetite in diabetic patients with hypothalamic hyperphagia and obesity.
Williams, "Individual severity of dietary obesity in unselected Wistar rats: relationship with hyperphagia," American Journal of Physiology--Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol.
Hyperphagia induced by sucrose: relation to circulating and CSF glucose and corticosterone and or exigenic peptides in the arcuate nucleus.
Hedonic hyperphagia is the scientific term for eating to excess for pleasure, rather than hunger.
Night eating syndrome (NES) is characterized by recurrent episodes of evening hyperphagia, poor sleep onset or maintenance, morning anorexia and a habit of getting up to eat during nocturnal awakenings.
mice, showing no obesity, hyperphagia, or reduced energy expenditure; this was explained by suggesting that [proNMU.
Williams, "Increased neuropeptide Y concentrations in specific hypothalamic regions of lactating rats: possible relationship ot hyperphagia and adaptive changes in energy balance," Peptides, vol.
Fetal origins of hyperphagia, obesity, and hypertension and postnatal amplification by hypercaloric nutrition.