Effects of the perinatal environment on the central dopamine system and body weight gain in obesity-prone rats.

Geiger, Brenda.


  • Abstract: Obesity, which develops as the result of increased energy intake and/or decreased energy expenditure, has rapidly become one of the largest public health concerns in the world. The explosive prevalence of the obesity epidemic challenges the notion that a homeostatic system of energy balance is in complete control of body weight regulation. The central reward system, particularly the ... read more
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