Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, September 4th, 2006
According to a study from Switzerland, "Many homeostatic processes, including appetite and food intake, are controlled by neuroendocrine circuits involving the CNS. The CNS also directly regulates adipocyte metabolism, as we have shown here by examining central action of the orexigenic hormone ghrelin."
C. Theander-Carrillo and colleagues working with the University of Geneva found, "Chronic central ghrelin infusion resulted in increases in the glucose utilization rate of white and brown adipose tissue without affecting skeletal muscle. In white adipocytes, mRNA expression of various fat...
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