Full feeling

 作者:巨菟录     |      日期:2019-03-07 10:05:14
A DRUG used to combat nausea during chemotherapy can also help bulimics stop vomiting and resume normal eating. The drug, ondansetron, blocks signals from the gut to the brain through the vagus nerve. The vagus nerve helps to create the feeling of fullness after meals. Since bulimics aren’t satisfied after normal meals, Patricia Faris and her colleagues at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis wondered if self-induced vomiting might have injured their vagus nerve (The Lancet, vol 355,