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The Hypothalamus is the area of the brain that controls body temperature, hunger, and thirst.
Switches in the brain that tell the body to stop eating and start burning calories

Switches in the brain that tell the body to stop eating and start burning calories

Leptin's fat-burning role in humans

Leptin's fat-burning role in humans

Fat hormone leptin affects a specific type of target neurons in the brain

Fat hormone leptin affects a specific type of target neurons in the brain

Stimulation or drugs that target the pro-opiomelanocortin system will be effective in treating diabetes or obesity

Stimulation or drugs that target the pro-opiomelanocortin system will be effective in treating diabetes or obesity

Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes, or high blood sugar, that only pregnant women get

Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes, or high blood sugar, that only pregnant women get

Once-daily treatment with Alvesco (ciclesonide) in asthma patients has no effect on normal adrenal function

Once-daily treatment with Alvesco (ciclesonide) in asthma patients has no effect on normal adrenal function

Side Effects of Diabetes Drugs Involve Unsuspected Brain Region

Side Effects of Diabetes Drugs Involve Unsuspected Brain Region

Drug Based on Brain Chemical Could End Narcolepsy and Insomnia

Drug Based on Brain Chemical Could End Narcolepsy and Insomnia