Sex Hormone Signaling Helps Burn Calories

Tue, 27 Feb 2007 10:00 AM EST

... Any dieter can tell you: Body weight is a function of how much food you eat and how much energy you use. The trick to maintaining a healthy weight lies in regulating the balance. Now new research from Rockefeller University suggests that brain cell receptors linked to sex hormones may play a role in the process by which we maintain that balance. ...