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OBJECTIVE With the increasing rates of obesity, many people diet in an attempt to lose weight. As weight loss is seldom maintained in a single effort, weight cycling is a common occurrence. Unfortunately, reports from clinical studies that have attempted to determine the effect of weight cycling on mortality are in disagreement, and to date, no controlled(More)
118 strains of heterotrophic microorganisms were isolated from goat cheese produced domestically in the IV Region of Northern Chile (Serene, Ovalle, and Illapel) and sold in supermarkets in Valparaíso, Chile. The results of 89 phenotypic tests were numerically analyzed against 17 reference strains, using the simple matching coefficient (S(SM)). Thirteen(More)
Various central nervous system (CNS) tissues express both growth hormone (GH) and its receptor (GHR), including those involved in memory and cognition. Studies show the presence of GHR in the pituitary, choroid plexus, hypothalamus, hippocampus, pituitary and the spinal cord during development and, to a lesser extent, in adults. This expression implies a(More)
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