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Appetites

Appetite stimulants

agents that are used to stimulate appetite. These drugs are frequently used to treat anorexia associated with cancer and aids.


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Re: Ecology : competition

... aug 1987. He writes " Most creatures locate in places and find unique ways of exploiting them so as to reduce the need to with other similar appetites. Biologists call these special fields and modes of endeavor niches." I haven;'t read the quote but I think it means cases like humming ...

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by animartco
Sat Apr 28, 2012 11:24 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Ecology : competition
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Views: 6693

Re: Ecology : competition

Reduce the need to vie with others of similar appetites Bil Gilbert, "Lizards that take to the desert like ducks to water" Smithsonian, (Aug. 1987), 78

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by Juliesmile62
Fri Apr 27, 2012 5:44 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Ecology : competition
Replies: 10
Views: 6693

Re: Ecology : competition

... aug 1987. He writes " Most creatures locate in places and find unique ways of exploiting them so as to reduce the need to with other similar appetites. Biologists call these special fields and modes of endeavor niches."

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by Juliesmile62
Fri Apr 27, 2012 4:38 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Ecology : competition
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Synaptic issues

... each time we eat?? If so, is this as a method to make us happy about eating...therefore urging us to continuing to do so? Do those with lower appetites have a diminished production of serotonin? Also, do all neurons in the brain have the potential to produce 5-HT or is it only those that connect ...

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by rotatingjedi
Sun Oct 09, 2011 9:01 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Synaptic issues
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Re: Future Human Evolution

... undesirable side effects such as obesity. However, even that is temporary, with a range of new medications on the way to control our excessive appetites. If we could come up with an objective and numerical measure of 'natural-ness', we could draw a graph of human lifespan versus naturalness ...

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by skeptic
Sat Jun 20, 2009 9:44 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Future Human Evolution
Replies: 47
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