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2011-02-28 10:10:00

Evidence that brain’s reward/motivation circuits are linked to compulsive overeating.

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2009-01-20 14:11:21

New research may be able to explain why men are more capable of watching what they eat than women.

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2008-01-09 14:55:00

Examining how the human brain responds to "satiety" messages delivered when the stomach is in various stages of fullness, scientists have identified brain circuits that motivate the desire to overeat.


Word of the Day
cowpooling
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.