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The Hypothalamus is the area of the brain that controls body temperature, hunger, and thirst.
Research identifies new approach to staving off the detrimental effects of aging

Research identifies new approach to staving off the detrimental effects of aging

New studies from UCI shine light on circadian clocks

New studies from UCI shine light on circadian clocks

Growth hormone acts directly on the brain to conserve energy when the body loses weight

Growth hormone acts directly on the brain to conserve energy when the body loses weight

Researchers identify rare SRC-1 gene variants related to human obesity

Researchers identify rare SRC-1 gene variants related to human obesity

Eat intuitively, not restrictively

Eat intuitively, not restrictively

UTM researchers uncover 'master pacemaker' for biological clocks

UTM researchers uncover 'master pacemaker' for biological clocks

Scientists untangle the brain's life-support network

Scientists untangle the brain's life-support network

BPA exposure during pregnancy can lead to changes in circadian rhythms

BPA exposure during pregnancy can lead to changes in circadian rhythms

Allergic reaction during pregnancy may alter sexual-development in offspring's brain

Allergic reaction during pregnancy may alter sexual-development in offspring's brain

Researchers identify brain pathways of aversion

Researchers identify brain pathways of aversion

MGH researchers identify brain cells that modulate behavioral response to threats

MGH researchers identify brain cells that modulate behavioral response to threats

Researchers identify regulatory mechanism underlying obesity

Researchers identify regulatory mechanism underlying obesity

Unexpected connection found between feeding and memory centers of the brain

Unexpected connection found between feeding and memory centers of the brain

Scientists pinpoint a set of molecules that wire the body weight center of the brain

Scientists pinpoint a set of molecules that wire the body weight center of the brain

Scientists discover a dramatic pattern of bone growth in female mice

Scientists discover a dramatic pattern of bone growth in female mice

Study raises hopes for new approaches to treat osteoporosis

Study raises hopes for new approaches to treat osteoporosis

The role of galanin-like peptide in regulating feeding behavior and energy metabolism

The role of galanin-like peptide in regulating feeding behavior and energy metabolism

Just one night of sleep deprivation increases the urge to eat

Just one night of sleep deprivation increases the urge to eat

Russian scientists create hardware-information system for brain disorders treatment

Russian scientists create hardware-information system for brain disorders treatment

New immuno-assay can detect small molecules with 50-fold greater sensitivity

New immuno-assay can detect small molecules with 50-fold greater sensitivity