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The Hypothalamus is the area of the brain that controls body temperature, hunger, and thirst.
Maternal obesity and androgen excess induce sex-specific anxiety in offspring, study suggests

Maternal obesity and androgen excess induce sex-specific anxiety in offspring, study suggests

New study identifies the body's 'glucostat'

New study identifies the body's 'glucostat'

Brain's quality control process holds clues to obesity's roots

Brain's quality control process holds clues to obesity's roots

Chemist finds how to control blood sugar without usual side effects

Chemist finds how to control blood sugar without usual side effects

Dim light may affect your ability to learn and remember, suggests new study

Dim light may affect your ability to learn and remember, suggests new study

Neuroscientists identify 'anxiety cells' in the brain's hippocampus

Neuroscientists identify 'anxiety cells' in the brain's hippocampus

Curcumin could provide meaningful cognitive benefits, study suggests

Curcumin could provide meaningful cognitive benefits, study suggests

Researchers discover mutations in a gene related to obesity

Researchers discover mutations in a gene related to obesity

Findings provide better understanding of thyroid hormones' role in mammalian seasonal changes

Findings provide better understanding of thyroid hormones' role in mammalian seasonal changes

Study reveals link between estrogen and infertility

Study reveals link between estrogen and infertility

New findings on brain estrogen may reveal cause of undiagnosed infertility problems

New findings on brain estrogen may reveal cause of undiagnosed infertility problems

Scientists pinpoint new wake-promoting neurons in the brain

Scientists pinpoint new wake-promoting neurons in the brain

Tiny microscopes give researchers a peek into neural circuitry of social behavior

Tiny microscopes give researchers a peek into neural circuitry of social behavior

Study shows effects of prenatal BPA exposure at low levels in developing rodent brain

Study shows effects of prenatal BPA exposure at low levels in developing rodent brain

New study reveals novel gene involved in maintaining body weight

New study reveals novel gene involved in maintaining body weight

Mother's diet during pregnancy could affect brain reward circuitry of children

Mother's diet during pregnancy could affect brain reward circuitry of children

Heparin promotes food intake and body weight gain in animal models

Heparin promotes food intake and body weight gain in animal models

Manipulation of single gene defines new pathway to mood disorders

Manipulation of single gene defines new pathway to mood disorders

Adequate sleep and caffeine could help reduce postoperative pain

Adequate sleep and caffeine could help reduce postoperative pain

Luminance affects quality and consistency of financial decision-making

Luminance affects quality and consistency of financial decision-making