By Alice Klein
A young woman who lost the sensation of hunger after a stroke may help us explain how we regulate food intake, and improve our understanding of one of the most mysterious areas of the brain.
The unique case study of what has happened to her might even help us develop new treatments for obesity.
The 28-year-old Canadian woman was hospitalised after feeling weak on one side of her body and having trouble speaking. Brain imaging showed that she had experienced a stroke in a …
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