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Researchers Find Hunger Affects How We Feel Pain

News   Mar 22, 2018 | Original Story from The University of Pennsylvania

 
The Mouse Brain Can Prioritize Hunger by Suppressing Pain When Survival is at Stake

This image depicts the need to respond to conflicting stimuli in a dynamic environment. Credit: Sam Alhadeff

 
 
 

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