This may well fall under the heading of: last resort!
Obesity is a serious public health concern that science has struggled to manage. This video provides a glimpse into the future where neurons in a specific region of the brain—the amygdala—are targeted to suppress natural appetite.
The mouse in this video may be a crude prototype of a future treatment for humans since scientists believe there are enough similarities between this network of—perhaps, as many as a few thousand neurons— in both the human and mouse brains.
Here’s a link to the full NYT article: A Mouse Switch Turns Off Appetite