Neuroscience

Obesity and hypertension: Researchers discover novel mechanisms

Hypertension is a widespread comorbidity of patients with obesity that greatly increases the risk of mortality and disability. In recent years, researchers have found that a high-calorie diet increases the density of blood ...

Medical research

Hunger-blocking hormone reverses opioid overdose in mice

In 2018, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine showed that delivering the hunger-suppressing hormone leptin into the nose could ease breathing problems in sleeping obese mice. In addition to its role in metabolism, leptin ...

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