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

Study sheds new light on the role of MLL4 gene in Kabuki syndrome

Study sheds new light on the role of MLL4 gene in Kabuki syndrome

Study shows long-term consequences of peripubertal stress

Study shows long-term consequences of peripubertal stress

Study finds potential target for the treatment of anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder

Study finds potential target for the treatment of anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder

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