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The Hypothalamus is the area of the brain that controls body temperature, hunger, and thirst.
MRI sensor reveals how dopamine drives brain activity

MRI sensor reveals how dopamine drives brain activity

Study reveals how hormone leptin contributes to weight loss

Study reveals how hormone leptin contributes to weight loss

Scientists discover a brain region necessary for shaping socially motivated behavior

Scientists discover a brain region necessary for shaping socially motivated behavior

Neurotensinergic neurons in the brainstem regulate non-REM sleep

Neurotensinergic neurons in the brainstem regulate non-REM sleep

Cannabinoid 1 receptor expression displays sexually dimorphic pattern in the mouse brain

Cannabinoid 1 receptor expression displays sexually dimorphic pattern in the mouse brain

New biochemical mechanism in cells is crucial component of anti-aging program

New biochemical mechanism in cells is crucial component of anti-aging program

Study reveals the mechanisms in our brains that lead to satiety after a meal

Study reveals the mechanisms in our brains that lead to satiety after a meal

Discovery Of Gabaergic Synaptic Regulations Inside The Brain For A New Epilepsy Treatment

Discovery Of Gabaergic Synaptic Regulations Inside The Brain For A New Epilepsy Treatment

Healthy diet, healthier sperm, greater fertility

Healthy diet, healthier sperm, greater fertility

Researchers say ‘yes’ to a heavy breakfast to lose weight

Researchers say ‘yes’ to a heavy breakfast to lose weight

Stress in kids could have long term genetic consequences finds study

Stress in kids could have long term genetic consequences finds study

Scientists create world’s first model of pituitary disease using human iPS cells

Scientists create world’s first model of pituitary disease using human iPS cells

Maternal use of cosmetics containing parabens tied to child's future overweight

Maternal use of cosmetics containing parabens tied to child's future overweight

Age of puberty in girls the world over becoming lower

Age of puberty in girls the world over becoming lower

Novel melatonin receptor molecules potentially address circadian rhythm disturbances

Novel melatonin receptor molecules potentially address circadian rhythm disturbances

Researchers provide first insight into innovative approach for diabetes care

Researchers provide first insight into innovative approach for diabetes care

Non-hormonal options are effective in treating menopause symptoms

Non-hormonal options are effective in treating menopause symptoms

Impulsive eating could stem from certain regions of the brain

Impulsive eating could stem from certain regions of the brain

Specific brain circuit linked to food impulsivity discovered

Specific brain circuit linked to food impulsivity discovered

Birth control pills shrink hypothalamus

Birth control pills shrink hypothalamus