Vicious cycle: Obesity sustained by changes in brain biochemistry

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ScienceDaily: Dieting and Weight Control News
Vicious cycle: Obesity sustained by changes in brain biochemistry
Scientists have shown that in the brain cells of rats, obesity impedes the production of a hormone that curbs appetite and inspires calorie burning. The root cause appears to be a breakdown in the protein-processing mechanism of the cells. In the lab, the researchers showed they could fix the breakdown with drugs.

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