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 provides additional insight into how the brain regulates body fat and could help provide more effective methods of weight loss.
A new study reports fructose produces less reward sensations in the brain than glucose.
A new study reports high fat diets can impair the function of the mesolimbic dopamine system.
Researchers focus on gray matter volume on three areas of the brain. Findings suggest cardiovascular risk factors such as obesity and diabetes could be early indicators for Alzheimer's disease.
A new study reports Alzheimer's disease impairs insulin signalling in the hypothalamus, making it more likely that a person with Alzheimer's to develop diabetes.
A new neuroimaging study links neurobiological changes to the cognitive impairments associated with some common, over the counter medications.
Researchers report hundreds of genes that affect neurological function can be damaged by fructose. However, it may be possible to reverse some of the changes by adopting a diet rich in DHA.