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.

http://www.news.com.au/breaking-news/drug-kills-fat-cells-in-obese-monkeys/story-e6frfku0-1226190820028#ixzz1dFGT4KGa

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