Was it something I ate?


Aversive visceral stimuli, such as those associated with sickness, suppress appetite. Yet an understanding of the neural mechanisms underlying illness-related anorexia has remained elusive. Carter et al. (2013) now identify a specific hindbrain → amygdala circuit that contributes to illness-induced loss of appetite. 
DOI: 10.1016/j.cmet.2013.11.010


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