Sara Langen

Appetite-suppressing hormone discovered
An international team of scientists has discovered a hormone that can significantly decrease the appetite, reducing the amount of food eaten in a day by a third.

The research, published in August in Nature, shows how scientists from Imperial College London, with assistance from Oregon Health and Sciences University and the Garvan Institute of Medical Research in Australia, discovered the novel action of hormone PYY3-36. The hormone is normally released from…

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