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  1. Why Can't We Stop Eating?Read the original story

    Apr 22, 2014 | GNIF Brain Blogger

    ... light. According to Bradford Lowell, a neuroscientist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, the hypothalamus, which has long been recognized as the feeding center of the brain, is "a tangle of circuits that look like a Jackson Pollock ...

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  2. Fruitfly study identifies brain circuit that drives daily cycles of rest, activityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2014 | Science Daily

    ... neurons in the fly brain and found that cells of the pars intercerebralis -- the fly version of the mammalian hypothalamus -- comprise an important component of the circadian output pathway for rest/activity rhythms in flies," Sehgal says. The ...

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  3. Increasing Angiotensin-(1-7) Levels in the Brain Attenuates Metabolic ...Read the original story

    Apr 9, 2014 | Circulation

    ... reduced mRNA expression for neuronal nitric oxide synthase and NR1 subunit of N -methyl- -aspartate receptor in hypothalamus and dorsomedial medulla. Ang-(1-7) infusion did not alter fructose-induced hyperleptinemia and increased relative weight of ...

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  4. New study indicates oxytocin may provide treatment for autismRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... study are published online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Oxytocin is produced by the hypothalamus (a section of the brain responsible for hormone production) and stored in the pituitary gland (the "master gland" of the ...

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  5. Functional ovarian tissue engineered in labRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2013 | Science Daily

    ... also secreted progesterone as well as inhibin and activin, two hormones that interact with the pituitary and hypothalamus and are important to the body's natural system to regulate the production of female sex hormones. "Cells in the multilayer ...

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  6. Mechanism of breathing muscle 'paralysis' in dreaming sleep identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2012 | Science Daily

    ... Researchers have identified, for the first time, a precise causal link between neuronal activity in the lateral hypothalamus and the state of REM sleep. Using optogenetics, they were able to induce - Two powerful brain chemical systems work together ...

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  7. Trimel Pharmaceuticals (Formerly Known As Trimel BioPharma) Rises On...Read the original story

    May 29, 2014 | BioSpace

    ... patients can have access to it." Male hypogonadism, or low testosterone, is a condition in which the testicles, hypothalamus or pituitary gland is affected by disease or damage that results in inhibiting hormone and testosterone secretion. Signs and ...

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  8. Lipid profile in consecutive pregnanciesRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2010 | Lipids in Health and Disease

    ... progesterone, which increases markedly in the second half of pregnancy, may act to reset the lipostat in the hypothalamus. Hypercholesterolemia is an important cause of early atherosclerosis [ 4 ]. Nevertheless, there is conflicting evidence for an ...

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  9. Circadian RythymRead the original story

    May 27, 2011 | Examiner.com

    ... "clock" in mammals is located in the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN), a distinct group of cells located in the hypothalamus. Destruction of the SCN results in the complete absence of a regular sleep/wake rhythm. Contributing to this clock are light ...

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  10. Ask the Doctor: Can I stop my nightly splitting headaches?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... is due to a change in the duration of daylight. Possibly the condition may be triggered by a malfunction of the hypothalamus, an area deep in the brain responsible for hormone production which is strongly influenced by light. The symptoms of cluster ...

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  11. Here's the skinny on fatRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2012 | Examiner.com

    ... smaller amounts secreted by cells of the stomach and the placenta. Leptin receptors are located in areas of the hypothalamus important in regulating body weight, and in T lymphocytes and vascular endothelial cells. Experiments showed that when the ...

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  12. Diets 101: How can I lose up to 35 pounds in 4-6 weeks?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2010 | Examiner.com

    ... After the last hCG injection, there is a three week maintenance phase to help stabilize weight and reset the hypothalamus so the weight doesn't return. Is 500 calories a day safe? Only in conjunction with hCG . Due to the protocol, the body is ...

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  13. Believe it! Men may lactate tooRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    ... hormone-metabolising function, a Live Science report said. Health issues that affect the pituitary gland or the hypothalamus, which normally inhibits the release of prolactin, can also cause male milk production. A 2010 study published in the ...

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  14. What's hiding in tap water?Read the original story

    Jun 2, 2014 | Fox News

    ... to kill flu, E. coli, and cancer cells. "Research shows that, when inhaled, the oils activate your brain's hypothalamus, which controls hormones, energy, and drive," says Illup Louis Gravengaard, a director of alchemy at I AM Enlightened Creations, ...

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  15. Leptin: The hunger-blocking hormone that influences food intakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... the offspring of mothers who consumed a high-fat diet during lactation had abnormal neuronal circuits in the hypothalamus - a key brain region that regulates metabolism. Our study suggests that expecting mothers can have major impact on the ...

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  16. Leptin also influences brain cells that control appetite, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... changing that paradigm." Leptin, a naturally occurring hormone, is known for its hunger-blocking effect on the hypothalamus, a region in the brain. Food intake is influenced by signals that travel from the body to the brain. Leptin is one of the ...

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  17. Can Men Lactate?Read the original story

    May 31, 2014 | Live Science

    ... resulting in hormonal spikes that caused lactation. Health issues that affect the pituitary gland or the hypothalamus, which normally inhibits the release of prolactin, can also cause male milk production. For example, a 2010 study published in the ...

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  18. Brain's reaction to male odor shifts at puberty in children with gender dysphoriaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2014 | Science Daily

    ... studies have shown that, in heterosexual women, the brain region that responds most to androstadienone is the hypothalamus, which lies just above the brainstem and links the nervous system to the hormonal system. In men with gender dysphoria ...

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  19. Learning What Stress Does to the Mind is Key to Understanding What it Does to the BodyRead the original story

    May 30, 2014 | The American Journal of Managed Care

    ... in evolutionary physiology, showing how the brain developed over millions of years, continually pushing the hypothalamus, the regulator that links the nervous system to the endocrine system, from the front of the brain to its underside. The anterior ...

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  20. FDA Approves Natesto (testosterone) Nasal Gel to Treat Men with Low TestosteroneRead the original story

    May 29, 2014 | Drugs.com

    ... patients can have access to it." Male hypogonadism, or low testosterone, is a condition in which the testicles, hypothalamus or pituitary gland is affected by disease or damage that results in inhibiting hormone and testosterone secretion. Signs and ...

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