Deep Brain Stimulation Alters Binge-Eating Behavior In Mice

From Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness News From Medical News Today
April 26, 2013 - 3:00am

Stimulating a region of the brain known to be involved in reward decreases binge eating behavior in mice, according to a study published in The Journal of Neuroscience. The findings add to a growing body of evidence supporting the role of the brain's reward system in driving the consumption of palatable food. It could one day pave the way for more effective and lasting treatments for obesity...

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