Making sense of it: roles of the sensory circumventricular organs in feeding and regulation of energy homeostasis.

@article{Fry2007MakingSO,
  title={Making sense of it: roles of the sensory circumventricular organs in feeding and regulation of energy homeostasis.},
  author={Mark Fry and Ted Donald Hoyda and Alastair V Ferguson},
  journal={Experimental biology and medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={232 1},
  pages={14-26}
}
Obesity is associated with significant health risks including stroke and heart disease. The prevalence of obesity has dramatically increased over the past 20 years. Although the development of obesity is clearly related to changing lifestyles, the central nervous system plays a key role in regulation of energy balance. To develop effective strategies for treating obesity, we must gain a clearer understanding of the neuro-circuitry and signaling mechanisms involved. Toward this end, recent… CONTINUE READING

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