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Crosstalk between gut, brain and metabolism in polycystic ovary syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), the most common endocrine disorder of women in childbearing age, is characterized by hyperandrogenism, oligo-anovulation and polycystic ovaries in ultrasound. Obesity, a global epidemic, generally accompanies PCOS; but the link between these two

Regular physical activity helps with the regulation of appetite and control of food intake

It is widely known that regular physical activity is a vital component of a healthy lifestyle and weight management. Some studies suggest that regular physical activity is also beneficial for controlling appetite; however, the research has never

Deer show a gender difference in the neural regulation of appetite by the brain

Brain chemicals , called neuropeptides , regulate seasonal changes in reproductive function and appetite. We took brains from red deer males and females at two contrasting seasons of the year and examined specific regions of the hypothalamus

Technology to seek the elixir of hunger and satiation

Nowadays eating too much food or not enough are major social problems. Can we find identify medicine to promote either behaviour? Serendipity still drives first-in-class medicine identification. Hence, increasing the number of drugs tested increases the odds