Source Pravda.Ru

Newborn brain cells could regulate appetite

Scientists believe they are closer to understanding how to control appetite. Two studies in Science magazine look at brain cells, and their signals, that appear to drive weight loss and suppress hunger. Killing off particular neurons or boosting a protein that keeps neurons alive makes mice &to=http://english.pravda.ru/main/18/90/360/10635_medicine.html' target=_blank>lose weight by eating less.

The US teams from Boston and Seattle say the similar appetite pathways are present in humans, reports BBC News.