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Deep brain stimulation may improve memory

... this area influences feeding behavior in animals. A new study found that hypothalamic DBS performed in the treatment of a patient with morbid obesity ... and without stimulation and found that after three weeks of continuous hypothalamic stimulation he showed significant improvements in two learning tests. In ...

JCI online early table of contents: July 10, 2008

... that the earliest stages of diet-induced insulin resistance might be prevented by inhibition of S6K in the hypothalamus. TITLE: Activation of hypothalamic S6 kinase mediates diet-induced hepatic insulin resistance in rats AUTHOR CONTACT: Hiraku Ono Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New ...

Insulin Sensitizer- Energy Conserving Signal to Brain

... now report evidence in mice that adiponectin receptors are present in the hypothalamic region of the brain and that some forms of the chemical enter the ... signals may represent the physiological pathway by which hypothalamic AMPK activity and food intake are stimulated during fasting and suppressed ...

A Fit of Laughter Silenced by an Unusual Surgery

... very scary. Anastasia's hypothalamus was home to a benign tumor which was causing the seizures. This condition termed in medical parlance as hypothalamic hamartoma, is extremely rare affecting about 30 people worldwide each year. If the condition is left untreated, it could also cause mental ...

Clock Gene Plays Role in Weight Gain, Study Finds

... reduce the risk of developing obesity. Clock genes in the bodys organs operate in conjunction with a central time keeper in the brain, the hypothalamic suprachiasmatic nucleus, but also work somewhat independently, resulting in a complex system of oscillators regulating various functions of the body. ...

A β€˜Fit’ of Laughter Silenced by an Unusual Surgey

... very scary.” Anastasia's hypothalamus was home to a benign tumor which was causing the seizures. This condition termed in medical parlance as hypothalamic hamartoma, is extremely rare affecting about 30 people worldwide each year. If the condition is left untreated, it could also cause mental ...

Link Between Food Cue-related Brain Activity Found

... in the laboratory of Ann E. Kelly showed that expression of a handful of immediate early genes was increased in cortical, striatal, thalamic and hypothalamic brain regions. Food-related cues triggered dramatic changes in the functional connectivity of circuits involved in adaptive behaviour. For example, ...

Biological Basis Behind a Couch Potato

... it suggests a strategy to reduce weight gain and could lead to the development of a drug to stimulate minor activity. The study "Elevated hypothalamic orexin signaling, sensitivity to orexin A and spontaneous physical activity in obesity resistant rats," appears in the online edition of the American ...

Serotonin the Answer for Anti-Obesity Treatment

... is to design specific, safe drugs to fight obesity.’ Dr. Elmquist, who recently left Harvard Medical School, directs the newly formed Center for hypothalamic Research at UT Southwestern. The center, along with the Taskforce for Obesity Research, a National Institutes of Health Interdisciplinary Research ...

New Insight To The Role Of Peptide Signals

... in the brain along with the conventional neurotransmitters. Investigations done by the scientists of University of Edinburgh report that hypothalamic neurons use the chemical signals of 60 types of peptides to communicate. These peptides when are released within the brain, control different forms ...
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