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Hunger, driven by negative energy balance, elicits the craving and consumption of food. Whilst this response is in part mediated by neurons in the hypothalamus, the role of specific cell types in other brain regions is less well-defined. Now, a study from researchers at The Rockefeller University identifies two new networks of cells in the brain which regulate appetite. TheNEXT ARTICLE
Food is any substance consumed to provide nutritional support for the body. It is usually of plant or animal origin, and contains essential nutrients, such as carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, or minerals. The substance is ingested by an organism ...
Endocrine disorders are grouped into two categories: hormone imbalance - when a gland produces too much or too little of an endocrine hormone development of lesions (such as nodules or tumors) in the endocrine system, which may or may not affect...