Weight control breakthrough?

Investor's Business Daily
December 2014
Investors Business Daily;12/16/2014, pA02
A new treatment for obesity and associated adult-onset diabetes essentially cured lab animals, Ind. Univ. researchers said. In preclinical trials, a peptide — a combination of 3 gastrointestinal hormones — lowered blood sugar levels and reduced body fat beyond all existing drugs, the report said. The trials built on work last year that showed a peptide combo of 2 hormones, GLP-1 and GIP, was effective treating diabetes. The new trial added glucagon. Drugmaker Roche will manage human trials.


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