Tag: weight loss

With Experimental Drug, Inspired by Cancer Treatment, Obese Monkeys Shed Nearly 40% of Their Fat

By Valerie Ross | November 10, 2011 12:45 pm

An experimental drug causes obese monkeys to lose weight and improves their metabolic function by depriving their fat of its blood supply, researchers reported yesterday in Science Translational Medicine, offering hope that such drugs could help battle obesity in people, as well.

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