No more sweet tooth? Scientists switch off pleasure from food in brains of mice

Posted by on May 30, 2018 5:30 pm
Categories: health

New research in mice has revealed that the brain’s underlying desire for sweet, and its distaste for bitter, can be erased by manipulating neurons in the amygdala, the emotion center of the brain. The research points to new strategies for understanding and treating eating disorders including obesity and anorexia nervosa.

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