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2013-03-26 11:05:54

Neurons that control hunger in the central nervous system also regulate immune cell functions, implicating eating behavior as a defense against infections and autoimmune disease development.

2012-09-18 23:11:20

The absence of a specific type of neuron in the brain can lead to obesity and diabetes in mice report researchers in The EMBO Journal.

Appetite Control With New Brain Receptor
2012-06-08 06:08:39

Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center recently discovered how to help people in their goals for weight loss; a brain receptor that was found to have abilities to help regulate appetite.

2011-03-02 01:59:54

In the face of the growing obesity epidemic, much research has focused on the neuronal control of feeding behavior.

2011-01-04 15:22:17

Researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine have created a new and exciting mouse model to study how lipid sensing and metabolism in the brain relate to the regulation of energy balance and body weight.

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2010-10-30 12:45:46

Researchers led by Vanderbilt's Roger Cone, Ph.D., have discovered a new member of a gene family that has powerful influences on pigmentation and the regulation of body weight.

2009-07-21 12:39:36

The peptide alpha-MSH works in a region of the brain known as the hypothalamus to suppress appetite. A team of researchers, at Yale University School of Medicine

2009-06-02 14:26:54

Mice lacking the fat hormone leptin or the ability to respond to it become morbidly obese and severely diabetic—not to mention downright sluggish.


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