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The hypothalamic path to obesity


, : The hypothalamic path to obesity. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology & Metabolism 17 Suppl 4: 1289-1295

Obesity is a growing public health concern, affecting an estimated 11 % of children in Western society. The impact of obesity-related morbidity and mortality on society is significant, with both genetic and environmental factors contributing to its development. In most individuals, food intake and energy expenditure are tightly regulated by a feedback system comprising a number of hormonal and central nervous system pathways.

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