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No More Binge Eating: Signal Pathway in the Brain That Controls Food Intake Discovered – Neuroscience News

Summary: AgRP neurons in the hypothalamus control the release of endogenous lysophospholipids, helping to control the excitability of cerebral cortex neurons and stimulating the desire for food intake. Source: University of Cologne A group of researchers has developed an entirely novel approach to treating eating disorders. The scientists showed that a group of nerve cells …

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How the Brain Controls Symptoms of Sickness – Neuroscience News

Summary: A small population of neurons located within the hypothalamus may be responsible for inducing symptoms of sickness, including appetite loss, fever, and seeking warmth. Source: Harvard When someone gets an infection, most people think it’s the immune system kicking into gear when they feel some of the body’s natural defenses like a fever, chills, …

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Parasite that controls cat minds may infect billions of people. The clue is in their eyes.

Parasite that controls cat minds may infect billions of people. The clue is in their eyes.

Toxoplasma gondii is probably the most successful parasite in the world today. This microscopic creature is capable of infecting any mammal or bird, and people across all continents are infected. Once infected, a person carries Toxoplasma for life. So far, we don’t have a drug that can eradicate the parasite from the body. And there …

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Powell: Fed to keep hiking rates until it controls inflation

Powell: Fed to keep hiking rates until it controls inflation

WASHINGTON — Chair Jerome Powell on Tuesday underscored the Federal Reserve’s determination to keep raising interest rates until there is clear evidence inflation is steadily falling — a high-stakes effort that carries the risk of causing an eventual recession. The Fed’s increases in its benchmark short-term rate typically lead, in turn, to higher borrowing costs …

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Elon Musk slams Biden: 'The real president is whoever controls the teleprompter'

Elon Musk slams Biden: ‘The real president is whoever controls the teleprompter’

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that when it comes to President Biden, “the real president is the teleprompter.” He made the remarks on a video episode of The All-In Podcast. Tesla CEO Elon Musk, whose purchase of Twitter remains ongoing, slammed President Biden in a podcast interview Monday and warned that if the government continues …

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