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The Hypothalamus is the area of the brain that controls body temperature, hunger, and thirst.
Estrogen-activated neurocircuit in females provide anti-obesity benefits

Estrogen-activated neurocircuit in females provide anti-obesity benefits

SGLT2 inhibitor empagliflozin can be used to treat insulin resistance in the brain, finds study

SGLT2 inhibitor empagliflozin can be used to treat insulin resistance in the brain, finds study

Daytime meals may reduce adverse metabolic effects associated with night shift work

Daytime meals may reduce adverse metabolic effects associated with night shift work

Researchers use embryonic stem cell model to study genetic architecture in the hypothalamus

Researchers use embryonic stem cell model to study genetic architecture in the hypothalamus

Study reveals surprising new information about how the brain is affected by salt consumption

Study reveals surprising new information about how the brain is affected by salt consumption

UTSW scientists discover a possible strategy to combat obesity

UTSW scientists discover a possible strategy to combat obesity

Air pollution reduces sperm count by causing brain inflammation, mice study shows

Air pollution reduces sperm count by causing brain inflammation, mice study shows

Researchers identify protein that plays a key role in how the brain regulates appetite and metabolism

Researchers identify protein that plays a key role in how the brain regulates appetite and metabolism

High fat diet exacerbates Alzheimer's disease in mouse model

High fat diet exacerbates Alzheimer's disease in mouse model

High fat diets break the body clock in rats leading to over-eating and obesity

High fat diets break the body clock in rats leading to over-eating and obesity

People cannot perceive decrease in body temperature when exercising, study finds

People cannot perceive decrease in body temperature when exercising, study finds

New discovery offers several approaches to fight visceral obesity

New discovery offers several approaches to fight visceral obesity

Brain memory signals may influence blood sugar levels, rat study finds

Brain memory signals may influence blood sugar levels, rat study finds

Maternal and paternal behaviors in voles promoted by the exact same neural pathways

Maternal and paternal behaviors in voles promoted by the exact same neural pathways

Eating disorder behaviors modulate the brain's dopamine-related reward circuit response

Eating disorder behaviors modulate the brain's dopamine-related reward circuit response

Modulating the rap1 mechanism can help control blood sugar levels

Modulating the rap1 mechanism can help control blood sugar levels

Researchers reveal the role of hypothalamic astrocytes in obesity-related hypertension

Researchers reveal the role of hypothalamic astrocytes in obesity-related hypertension

Low levels of BPA exposure can affect prenatal brain development

Low levels of BPA exposure can affect prenatal brain development

Study reveals why mothers take extra risks to protect their children

Study reveals why mothers take extra risks to protect their children

Vagus nerve stimulation may be a potential adjunct therapy for COVID-19

Vagus nerve stimulation may be a potential adjunct therapy for COVID-19