Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, March 21st, 2005
Study 1: Hypothalamic neurons of postnatally overfed, overweight rats respond differentially to corticotropin-releasing hormones.
According to a study from Germany, "Adult overweight rats previously subjected to early postnatal overnutrition in small litters are hyperphagic, hyperleptinemic, and differ in emotional behavior from rats of control litters. We proved the hypothesis that neurons of the hypothalamic regulatory system of body weight differentially react to peptides of the corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) family in these overweight...
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