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Medical News Today: Study identifies a hormone that may hinder weight loss

A series of experiments in mice demonstrates that a well-known hormone might have a previously unidentified role in the metabolic response to energy restriction during weight loss. A recent study finds a new role for an old hormone. Scientists have known about growth hormone (GH) for several decades. It plays a role in bone growth… Read More »

Viagra and hearing loss

If you take Viagra or another similar medication for erectile dysfunction, be aware that you’re at an increased risk of developing a hearing condition known as sudden sensorineural hearing loss. Erectile dysfunction drugs and hearing loss Talk to your doctor right away if youexperience hearing loss after takingViagra or a similar drug. Any of the… Read More »

Mumps and hearing loss

A mumps infection only lasts for a couple of weeks, but the effects can be lifelong–especially for your hearing. The viral infection has been on the rise lately with the reported number of cases increasing from slightly more than 1,000 in 2015 to more than 6,000 in 2016 and 2017. A January 2019 outbreak in the… Read More »