Thinner and Healthier with a Pill-Part 2

In July I linked to  an article about chemicals that trick the body into losing weight and may even cure diabetes, looks like the science is gaining traction according to Scientific American “The drug works by triggering a protein called SIRT1 that normally kicks in during starvation and tells the body to burn fat and conserve energy, according to the study.

“We are activating the same enzymes that are activated when people go to the gym,” Peter Elliott, an exec at Sirtris Pharmaceuticals, the Glaxo arm that developed the drug, told Reuters……ood news for a human version of the medicine being developed to treat diabetes”…. <More>

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