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    This Focus brings together a selection of Reviews, Perspectives and related research that integrate the most recent advances in our understanding of how the brain controls energy homeostasis. This is presented both from a neurocircuit perspective describing the initiation or cessation of eating, as well as from a more detailed view of how these processes occur at the cellular level.

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    • Jeffrey G. McDonald
    • Christer S. Ejsing
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  • Nature Metabolism and the Nature journals are raising the standards for reporting on sex and gender in research. Starting this June, authors will be prompted to provide details on how sex and gender were considered in study design.

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    • Julio E. Ayala
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    • David H. Wasserman
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