A popular anabolic bodybuilding supplement, leucine, could be connected to obesity, heart disease and high blood pressure according to a new study. The research comes courtesy of the University of Iowa and looks at the underlying molecular pathways that are at work in these health conditions. What they found was that the branch chain amino […]


Heart Disease, Olanzapine and Mental Health

by Leigh on September 5, 2012

A new study suggests that a drug used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder could be connected to increased appetite, unhealthy weight gain, heart disease and resulting fatal heart attacks. Olanzapine is an atypical antipsychotic medication that has been found to alter the response of specific food reward areas of the brain. This new finding […]