Identity crisis of satiety neurons leads to obesity

January 31, 2019
Obesity -- as research in the past decade has shown -- is first and foremost a brain disease. Researchers at Helmholtz Zentrum M√ľnchen, partners in the German Center for Diabetes Research, have now discovered a molecular switch that controls the function of satiety neurons and therefore body weight. The findings were published in the journal Nature Metabolism. Read more
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