Drug kills fat cells in obese monkeys

Obese monkeys saw their waistlines shrink in just weeks after scientists gave them an experimental drug that zaps fat cells, a study out today said, giving hope that such a pill for humans could be on the horizon.


What the article DOESN'T mention is the social and environmental factors that differ between humans and monkeys which affect obesity - nor the anatomic, genetic and metabolic differences between species.


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