News tagged with hunger

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Hate to diet? It's how we are wired

If you're finding it difficult to stick to a weight-loss diet, scientists at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute's Janelia Research Campus say you can likely blame hunger-sensitive cells in your brain known as AGRP neurons. ...

Apr 27, 2015
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Mind over matter: You are what you think you eat

( -- A new study by Yale University suggests that people's state of mind may influence how physically satisfied they feel after a meal and how likely they are to still feel hungry and consume additional food. ...

May 25, 2011
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Rats move toward the food but do not eat

Scientists led a rat to the fatty food, but they couldn't make it eat. Using an animal model of binge eating, University of Missouri researchers discovered that deactivating the basolateral amygdala, a brain region involved ...

Sep 08, 2009
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Sleep may keep you thin: studies

The secret of staying thin could be at least partly down to a good night's rest, an international conference on obesity heard in Amsterdam on Thursday.

May 07, 2009
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Hunger is the most commonly used term to describe the social condition of people who frequently experience the physical sensation of desiring food.

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