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Brain implant curbs binge eating, supports weight loss

Researchers develop a device that helps dampen brain activity related to food cravings.

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Finding yourself at the bottom of that after-dinner bag of chips again? It’s all in your brain. And, those craving signals can be overridden with the help of brain-stimulating devices, say researchers at the University of Pennsylvania.

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