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The Hypothalamus is the area of the brain that controls body temperature, hunger, and thirst.
Testosterone supplements increase sexual impulsivity in men

Testosterone supplements increase sexual impulsivity in men

How a key brain network responds to seasonal shifts in day length

How a key brain network responds to seasonal shifts in day length

Study sheds light on how seasonal changes in day length alter the brain and subsequent behavior

Study sheds light on how seasonal changes in day length alter the brain and subsequent behavior

Dental biological rhythm linked to adolescent weight gain in new study

Dental biological rhythm linked to adolescent weight gain in new study

Eating disorders could be treated by modulating gut microbiota

Eating disorders could be treated by modulating gut microbiota

How common is pediatric cannabis use and what are the risks?

How common is pediatric cannabis use and what are the risks?

Commonly prescribed class of migraine drugs may be effective in treating obesity

Commonly prescribed class of migraine drugs may be effective in treating obesity

How sleep distress associated with melatonin imbalance may play a role in the presence, intensity, and severity of anosmia

How sleep distress associated with melatonin imbalance may play a role in the presence, intensity, and severity of anosmia

Gut microbiome acts on the brain to control appetite

Gut microbiome acts on the brain to control appetite

Study links brain temperature with survival after traumatic brain injury

Study links brain temperature with survival after traumatic brain injury

Brain motor and fear circuits orchestrate the immune response to acute stress

Brain motor and fear circuits orchestrate the immune response to acute stress

UCI-led study identifies sex-specific circuits of muscle signaling to other tissues

UCI-led study identifies sex-specific circuits of muscle signaling to other tissues

Study shows how stress has a major impact on the immune system's ability to fight infections

Study shows how stress has a major impact on the immune system's ability to fight infections

Virginia Tech scientist receives $2 million to examine the brain circuit responsible for high-fat food overconsumption

Virginia Tech scientist receives $2 million to examine the brain circuit responsible for high-fat food overconsumption

Distinct maternal signals rhythmically control a variety of neuronal processes, study finds

Distinct maternal signals rhythmically control a variety of neuronal processes, study finds

Exposure to cold and warm temperatures causes changes in gene expression in various organs

Exposure to cold and warm temperatures causes changes in gene expression in various organs

Targeting specific neurons modulates memory retrieval and alters anxiety-like behaviors in mice

Targeting specific neurons modulates memory retrieval and alters anxiety-like behaviors in mice

Researchers show how chronic pain leads to maladaptive anxiety in mice

Researchers show how chronic pain leads to maladaptive anxiety in mice

Scientists demonstrate a new mechanism by which amino acids curb appetite

Scientists demonstrate a new mechanism by which amino acids curb appetite