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The Hypothalamus is the area of the brain that controls body temperature, hunger, and thirst.
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

Oxytocin-vasopressin circuit has distinct dynamics throughout embryonic development

Oxytocin-vasopressin circuit has distinct dynamics throughout embryonic development

Genetic mutation associated with autism can impair oxytocin-mediated social behavior

Genetic mutation associated with autism can impair oxytocin-mediated social behavior

Scientists identify molecular mechanism behind weight gain in patients taking antipsychotics

Scientists identify molecular mechanism behind weight gain in patients taking antipsychotics

Machine learning approach helps study human hypothalamus at the single-cell level

Machine learning approach helps study human hypothalamus at the single-cell level

Study focuses on understanding the origin of neuronal diversity

Study focuses on understanding the origin of neuronal diversity

Study identifies how SARS-CoV-2 enters and infects the brain

Study identifies how SARS-CoV-2 enters and infects the brain

Two extremes of female sexual behavior may be controlled by the same brain region

Two extremes of female sexual behavior may be controlled by the same brain region

Light therapy offers a safe, cost-effective alternative for treatment of neurodegenerative diseases

Light therapy offers a safe, cost-effective alternative for treatment of neurodegenerative diseases

Mother's stress levels during conception could be a determinant of fetal sex

Mother's stress levels during conception could be a determinant of fetal sex

Research looks at inflammatory nature of lipid nanoparticle component in mRNA vaccines

Research looks at inflammatory nature of lipid nanoparticle component in mRNA vaccines

New approach could treat infertility caused by abnormal GnRH secretion

New approach could treat infertility caused by abnormal GnRH secretion

Study identifies new therapeutic targets for treatment of obesity and type 2 diabetes

Study identifies new therapeutic targets for treatment of obesity and type 2 diabetes

Study: Brain hormones could improve metabolism and fight obesity

Study: Brain hormones could improve metabolism and fight obesity