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New drug-delivery approach holds potential for treating obesity

Researchers at MIT and Brigham and Women's Hospital have developed nanoparticles that can deliver antiobesity drugs directly to fat tissue. Overweight mice treated with these nanoparticles lost 10 percent of their body weight over 25 days, without showing any negative side effects.

05/05/2016

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The researchers treated mice with nanoparticles. They lost 10 percent of their body weight over 25 days, without showing any negative side effects; © panthermedia.net/pressmaster