Leptin's ability to regulate bone mass was first recognized in Genes on human chromosome 7 Leptin receptor agonists Peptide hormones Mutated genes Obesity. A third study found that high fructose levels reversed leptin resistance in rats given a high fat diet. The discovery of leptin also is documented in a series of books including Fat: Journal of Cellular Biochemistry. This growing evidence points to leptin as a cartilage degradation factor in the pathogenesis of osteoarthritis, and as a potential biomarker in the progression of the disease, which suggests that leptin, as well as regulation and signalling mechanisms, can be a new and promising target in the treatment of osteoarthritis, especially in obese patients. Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Animal Welfare and the Ethics of Meat Host Randy Shore, Vancouver Sun reporter Zoe McKnight and Leanne McConnachie of the Vancouver Humane Society talk about the ethics of meat, the reality of industrial farming and animal welfare. Omnivore Shore a recovered vegetarian takes on two practicing vegetarians over who should eat what and why. The Benefits and Risks of Raw Milk Host Randy Shore welcomes raw milk activist Jackie Ingram and farmer Alice Jongerden of Home on the Range Dairy.
Do the health benefits of raw milk outweigh the potential risks. Are the benefits proven.