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obesity

Hormones and brain cooperate in dealing with excess body fat


19 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Two naturally occurring hormones and brain signals work together in shedding off excess fat, according to new Australian research. Scientists from Monash University unveiled a mechanism at molecular level triggered by the combined action of leptin and insulin. Leptin, produced in fat cells, is responsible for suppressing appetite, while insulin…