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

Study: Thalamus is not a critical part of the brain pathway involved in maintaining consciousness

Study: Thalamus is not a critical part of the brain pathway involved in maintaining consciousness

New synthetic compound based on brain hormone holds promise for cancer treatment

New synthetic compound based on brain hormone holds promise for cancer treatment

Birth mode may have acute effects on neurodevelopment, study suggests

Birth mode may have acute effects on neurodevelopment, study suggests

Scientists discover molecular link between body weight and early-onset puberty

Scientists discover molecular link between body weight and early-onset puberty

Researchers identify neurons essential for normal sleep

Researchers identify neurons essential for normal sleep

Study shows how the drive to eat overpowers the brain’s signal to stop

Study shows how the drive to eat overpowers the brain’s signal to stop

Study: Neural signal that urges to eat overpowers the one that says to stop

Study: Neural signal that urges to eat overpowers the one that says to stop

Sea squirt model reveals key molecules in dopaminergic neuron differentiation

Sea squirt model reveals key molecules in dopaminergic neuron differentiation

Brain region for stress control is enlarged in people with depression, finds study

Brain region for stress control is enlarged in people with depression, finds study

Researchers identify a new cause of chronic stress in the brain

Researchers identify a new cause of chronic stress in the brain

Particular immune cell seems to play key role in determining male or female characteristics

Particular immune cell seems to play key role in determining male or female characteristics

New study gives insight into metabolic interactions that occur throughout the body

New study gives insight into metabolic interactions that occur throughout the body