Tag: digestive system

Innovation, Research

Discovery of key brain cells that control appetite could revolutionize dieting

September 27, 2017

Via: The Medical News

Dieting could be revolutionized, thanks to the ground-breaking discovery by the University of Warwick of the key brain cells which control our appetite. Professor Nicholas Dale in the School of Life Sciences has identified for the first time that tanycytes […]

Innovation, Research

Appendix may have important function, new research suggests

January 10, 2017

Via: ScienceDaily Health

The human appendix, a narrow pouch that projects off the cecum in the digestive system, has a notorious reputation for its tendency to become inflamed (appendicitis), often resulting in surgical removal. Although it is widely viewed as a vestigial organ […]