Biologists at UC San Diego have identified the molecular mechanisms triggered by starvation in fruit flies that enhance the nervous...
The absence of a specific type of neuron in the brain can lead to obesity and diabetes in mice report researchers. The outcome, however, depends on the type of diet that the animals are fed.
New research sheds light on why images of enticing food affect us less when we are full.
Researchers observe weight gain and improved mental state in some patients with chronic anorexia nervosa as a result of deep brain stimulation.
New research suggests brain circuits which control obsessive compulsive behavior are intertwined with circuits which control food intake and body weight. The findings could have implications for treating obsessive compulsive disorder.
Researchers have pinpointed the precise cellular connections responsible for triggering overeating.
Researchers have identified two gene mutations associated with an increased risk of developing eating disorders.
Researchers report gut bacteria could play a vital role in anorexia nervosa.
A new study reports when people with anorexia decide what to eat, they engage the dorsal striatum, an area of the brain associated with habitual behavior.