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Two new networks of neurons identified in appetite regulation.

The age-old feeling of hunger, driven by negative energy balance, elicits the craving and consumption of food, and whilst this survival response is in part mediated by neurons in the hypothalamus, the role of specific cell types in other brain regions is less well-defined.  Now, a study from researchers at Rockefeller University identifies two new networks of cells in the

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