ea0012oc12 | Placenta, bone and genetics | SFE2006
, Vincent RP
, le Roux CW
, Ghatei MA
, Bloom SR
BackgroundAppetite is complex, however to address the obesity epidemic, therapeutic agents would have to significantly influence appetite. Currently the most effective treatment for obesity is bariatric surgery because it reduces hunger and increases satiety. The satiety gut hormones such as peptide YY (PYY) and glucagon like peptide 1 (GLP-1) reduce appetite and food intake. Compared to lean and obese subjects, exaggerated postprandial responses of PYY ...