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Researchers report to find more effective obesity treatment

In their two new studies, the researchers report that they are quite near to find a new more effective treatment for obesity.

In one study, scientists managed to coax the brains of obese mice to precede a hormone known as leptin and that works to control appetite.


Dr. Umut Ozcan, the lead author of the study, says, “It is quite exciting as previously, leptin was considered a dead end in this connection.”

In the second study, the researchers got a new insight to an inherited trait that was associated to leanness in skinny people and seems to pack obese with extra weight.

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