Scientists uncover a potential approach to combat obesity in those prone to weight gain

Posted by on April 15, 2016 12:14 pm
Categories: health

For the first time scientists have kick-started the natural process by which genetically predisposed obese mice gain weight, opening new potential approaches to fight off obesity. The study suggests that impaired brown adipose tissue, otherwise known as ‘brown fat,’ drives obesity, and by stimulating heat production in this fatty tissue, weight-management and glucose tolerance can be improved.

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