Appetite-suppressing vaccine curbs obesity in mice

06/7/2011 | eMaxHealth.com

An anti-obesity vaccine improved the calorie expenditure and reduced the food intake of tested mice by up to 82%, a study presented at the annual meeting of The Endocrine Society found. The vaccine, which suppresses the appetite-stimulating hormone ghrelin, could be an alternative remedy for obesity alongside diet and exercise, the study author said.

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