AgRP neurons in the hypothalamus control the release of endogenous lysophospholipids, helping to control the excitability of cerebral cortex neurons and stimulating the desire for food intake.
A new study reveals how the COVID-19 pandemic changed the perception of time for many people. Researchers say people felt time passed more slowly during COVID lockdowns. This "time expansion" was associated with increased feelings of loneliness and a lack of positive experience during the early parts of the COVID pandemic.
With the help of brain-machine interface technology and robotic arms, a paralyzed man was able to feed himself for the first time in thirty years.
Blocking M2Rs muscarinic acetylcholine receptors in the lateral habenula with an experimental drug increased cocaine-seeking behaviors in rat models of impulsive behaviors.
Incorporating a high-protein eating plan while dieting leads to healthier overall eating choices and helps reduce the loss of lean body mass. Reduced loss of lean body fat is associated with weight loss.