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Articles related to satiety

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Cover Story: Brain Circuits that Control Drinking
Cutting-edge genetic technology has revealed how the “love hormone” oxytocin protects us from drinking too much, and could lead to a better understanding of the brain circuitry underlying mental illnesses.
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Feature: The Stomach as a Target for Obesity
Obesity permanently changes the way our body processes gastrointestinal signals about satiety. While appetite suppressants have had limited success, the identification of an appetite-regulating nerve channel offers a new approach to keeping weight off.
Up Front: Obesity Is Winning the Hunger Games
Can a sugar tax save us if obesity has already permanently suppressed the satiety signals that tell us to stop eating?