Obesity is Associated With Altered Brain Function, University of Turku Study  
2/10/2012 7:01:29 AM

Researchers at the University of Turku and Aalto University have found new evidence for the role of the brain in obesity. In most western countries the annual increase in the prevalence and the severity of obesity is currently substantial. Although obesity typically results simply from excessive energy intake, it is currently unclear why some people are prone to overeating and gaining weight.