Researchers at Georgia State University have found that fat cells give feedback to the brain in order to regulate fat burning much the same way a thermostat regulates temperature inside a house.


With an increase in obesity threatening the health and life expectancies of people across the world, the research may help scientists better understand how weight is shed.


C. Kay Song and Tim Bartness of Georgia State, along with Gary J. Schwartz of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, found that during the process of burning fat - called lipolysis - fat cells use sensory nerves to feed information to the brain.


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