Agrp neuron activity is required for alcohol-induced overeating

10 Jan 2017Sarah Cains, Craig Blomeley, Mihaly Kollo, Romeo Rácz & Denis Burdakov

These data reveal how widely consumed alcohol can paradoxically sustain brain starvation signals, and identify a biological factor required for appetite evoked by alcohol.

Animal Research
1 effect

Reported Outcomes

CausesOutcomeCertainty

Alcohol Beverage risk & protective factor
Alcohol
Beverage

Appetite Digestive outcome
Minor increase risk of Appetite
Digestive system

Low evidence
20.0%