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The Hypothalamus is the area of the brain that controls body temperature, hunger, and thirst.
Researchers identify a neural pathway that links circadian clock, stress, and wakefulness

Researchers identify a neural pathway that links circadian clock, stress, and wakefulness

Hormone that suppresses food intake could be used as potential treatment for obesity

Hormone that suppresses food intake could be used as potential treatment for obesity

COVID-19 potentially has negative impacts on male fertility

COVID-19 potentially has negative impacts on male fertility

Study: Novel drug may treat reproductive health problems in women

Study: Novel drug may treat reproductive health problems in women

Innate, diet-induced changes to the brain's reward system may predispose some mice to overeat

Innate, diet-induced changes to the brain's reward system may predispose some mice to overeat

Researchers identify distinct link between autism and brain cell abnormalities

Researchers identify distinct link between autism and brain cell abnormalities

Social threat can change a specific brain region

Social threat can change a specific brain region

Study suggests a role for the hypothalamus in genetic susceptibility to IBD

Study suggests a role for the hypothalamus in genetic susceptibility to IBD

Grant programs will provide $2.2 million to support biomedical research on healthy aging

Grant programs will provide $2.2 million to support biomedical research on healthy aging

Women with unexplained miscarriages have altered perceptions to male body odors

Women with unexplained miscarriages have altered perceptions to male body odors

Unexplained repeated pregnancy loss may be linked to the olfactory system

Unexplained repeated pregnancy loss may be linked to the olfactory system

Keto diet could be beneficial for elderly COVID-19 patients

Keto diet could be beneficial for elderly COVID-19 patients

Prolonged isolation can induce bone loss in humans

Prolonged isolation can induce bone loss in humans

New insights into how the brain can induce diabetes remission in rodents

New insights into how the brain can induce diabetes remission in rodents

Dusp8 protein has regulatory effects on hypothalamic insulin sensitivity

Dusp8 protein has regulatory effects on hypothalamic insulin sensitivity

Oxytocin can aid in the control and prevention of osteoporosis

Oxytocin can aid in the control and prevention of osteoporosis

Zebrafish study shows individual differences in brain activity

Zebrafish study shows individual differences in brain activity

Study uncovers sex-specific differences in neural mechanisms for glucose regulation

Study uncovers sex-specific differences in neural mechanisms for glucose regulation

Neural activation during REM sleep regulates eating behavior

Neural activation during REM sleep regulates eating behavior

Study shows how leptin regulates the presence of neurons in fat

Study shows how leptin regulates the presence of neurons in fat