Medical News Today: Your brain cell structure could influence obesity risk

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Health, Brain Research

Researchers studying obesity have discovered that antenna-like structures on brain cells that form part of the body’s hunger circuit seem to play a key role in appetite regulation. 3d render of brain cells The study paper, published in the journal Nature Genetics, highlighted the important role that the antenna-like structures — or primary cilia — can play in brain signaling. (January 10, 2018)

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