Immune cells brain respond fat diet causing mice eat

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Immune cells in brain respond to fat in diet, causing mice to eat

Immune cells perform a previously unsuspected role in the brain that may contribute to obesity, according to a new study by UC San Francisco researchers. When the researchers fed mice a diet high in saturated milk fats, microglia, a type of immune cell, underwent a population explosion in the brain region called the hypothalamus, which […]

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