Nerve cells that help control hunger have been ID’d in mice

Targeting similar cells in people could mark a new way to regulate appetites

mice nerve cells

HUNGER SIGNS  Certain nerve cells in a mysterious brain region in mice become active when the mice are hungry (yellow spots at left) and when the hunger hormone ghrelin is present (yellow spots at right), microscope images show.

S.X. Luo et al/Science 2018

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