Sugar addiction: Discovery of a brain sugar switch -- MEDICA Trade Fair

Sugar addiction: Discovery of a brain sugar switch

16/08/2016

Image: Head of sugar cubes; Copyright: Panthermedia.net/lightsource

Scientists found out, that hormones such as insulin and leptin act specifically on "support" glia cells to regulate sugar intake into the brain, like a "sugar switch"; © Panthermedia.net/lightsource