Obese People Lack Cells with Satiety Hormones

Individuals with severe overweight have an inhibited sense of satiation – they release fewer satiety hormones than people of normal weight. The reason: the responsible cells in the gastrointestinal tract of obese people are severely reduced. This report Swiss doctors in the journal Scientific Reports. Surgical weight-loss procedures can repair this disorder. (Mehr in: Pressemitteilungen – idw – Informationsdienst Wissenschaft)