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Brain releases hormone after short fasting that boosts autophagy more

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Possible target for drugs to combat the yo-yo effect more

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Sweets change our brain

March 22, 2023

Why we can't keep our hands off chocolate bars and co. more

The image show nerve cells in green under the microscope.

Priorities change depending on hunger level more

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Uridine makes you hungry

January 17, 2023

Study on volunteers finds new regulator of food intake more

Adjunct professorship for Marc Tittgemeyer

Marc Tittgemeyer, research group leader at the Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research, has been awarded an adjunct professorship by the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Cologne for his achievements in teaching and research. more

Sophie Steculorum receives Helmholtz Young Investigator in Diabetes Award

Award for rising stars in Metabolism Research more

Gut to brain: nerve cells detect what we eat

Nerve cells of the vagus nerve fulfil opposing tasks more

Same nerve cell - different influence on food intake

Researchers reveal the diversity of our neurons more

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