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dieting neurons
2015-04-28 11:55:24

Intuitively, we know that hunger “feels bad,” like our brains are telling us we need to eat. However, scientists have had trouble finding the neurons in the brain that actually cause these negative sensations.

2015-03-11 23:20:54

New studies have linked oxytocin to decreased caloric intake, making it an interesting new weight loss aid.

2014-08-27 23:12:37

Casey Diekman, assistant professor of mathematical sciences at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), is helping to gain greater insight into the biological clock that sets the pace for daily

jet lag gene
2014-08-17 02:00:17

Salk researchers discover a master gene responsible for sleep and wake cycles, offering hope for a drug that could help reset sleep.

Solving 100-year Mystery Of How Birds Sense Light
2014-07-09 03:18:09

Professor Takashi Yoshimura and colleagues of the Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (WPI-ITbM) of Nagoya University have finally found the missing piece in how birds sense light by identifying a deep brain photoreceptor in Japanese quails

Genetically Driven Gut Feelings Help Female Fruit Flies During Courtship And Mating
2014-07-03 03:15:27

What are the complex processes in the brain involved with choosing a mate, and are these processes different in females versus males?

2014-05-14 08:30:14

--New Data Shows the Company's Growth Hormone-Releasing Hormone (GHRH) Agonist Reduced Infarct Size and Activated Cardiac Regeneration Pathways in an Animal Model of Myocardial Infarction-- MIAMI

2014-02-21 12:25:06

DUBLIN, Ireland, February 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lq9g9z/endocrine_testing) has announced the addition


Latest Hypothalamus Reference Libraries

Hypothalamus
2013-03-04 13:43:30

The hypothalamus is an organ that serves as an important link, along the hypothalamic-hypophyseal axis, between the nervous system and the endocrine system. It is located within the cranial cavity, in the cerebrum, right below the thalamus. It also forms the floor of the third ventricle in the brain. It contains neural pathways, blood vessels, glial cells, and secretory cells—all of which work together to control things like body temperature, hunger, thirst, sleep, and hormonal and...

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  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
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