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The Hypothalamus is the area of the brain that controls body temperature, hunger, and thirst.
Mice study shows how air pollution reduces sperm count by causing brain inflammation

Mice study shows how air pollution reduces sperm count by causing brain inflammation

High fat diets lead to over-eating and obesity in rats by disturbing the body clock

High fat diets lead to over-eating and obesity in rats by disturbing the body clock

Tiny population of neurons may play a significant role in depression

Tiny population of neurons may play a significant role in depression

Hormone that suppresses food intake could help tackle obesity

Hormone that suppresses food intake could help tackle obesity

Study shows how fear and aggression are regulated

Study shows how fear and aggression are regulated

Researchers find genetic correlations between inflammatory bowel disease and stress, depression

Researchers find genetic correlations between inflammatory bowel disease and stress, depression

Genetic differences between domesticated and wild chickens linked to epigenetic changes

Genetic differences between domesticated and wild chickens linked to epigenetic changes

Study shows how DUSP8 protein regulates glucose tolerance, insulin sensitivity

Study shows how DUSP8 protein regulates glucose tolerance, insulin sensitivity

Oxytocin can help control and prevent osteoporosis

Oxytocin can help control and prevent osteoporosis

Metabolic "switch" may offer clues to increased risk of glucose intolerance in post-menopausal women

Metabolic "switch" may offer clues to increased risk of glucose intolerance in post-menopausal women

Fat-burning neurons have previously unrecognized powers, study reveals

Fat-burning neurons have previously unrecognized powers, study reveals

A mapping method to study different cell type changes in developing mouse brains

A mapping method to study different cell type changes in developing mouse brains

Study identifies brain cells that control sugar intake and cravings

Study identifies brain cells that control sugar intake and cravings

Single-cell-resolution technologies help map brain regions in humans and primates

Single-cell-resolution technologies help map brain regions in humans and primates

Brain insulin sensitivity associated with body weight and fat distribution

Brain insulin sensitivity associated with body weight and fat distribution

Specialized Nerve Cells Increase The Appetite For High-Fat Foods

Specialized Nerve Cells Increase The Appetite For High-Fat Foods