Findings could help to find treatments for fight obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, researchers report.
Shorter daylight hours increase opioid receptor signaling in the brown fat of animals.
A new study reports brown fat interacts with secretin, a gut hormone, to signal the feeling of fullness to the brain while eating.
Researchers have identified a population of immune cells that appear to be associated with neurons which play a role in fat storage and obesity.
Researchers report sensory nerves allow brown fat to communicate with the brain while the fat is generating heat.
A study of Scandinavian Winter swimmers reveals alternating between cold water swimming and hot sauna sessions may affect the way in which brown adipose fat burns energy and produces heat.