UT Southwestern Medical Center

Researchers find clue to safer obesity drugs

(PhysOrg.com) -- Once hailed as a miracle weight-loss drug, Fen-phen was removed from the market more than a decade ago for inducing life-threatening side effects, including heart valve lesions. Scientists at UT Southwestern ...

dateNov 25, 2008 in Medical research
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'Baby' fat cells may be key to treating obesity

Immature, or "baby," fat cells lurk in the walls of the blood vessels that nourish fatty tissue, just waiting for excess calories to help them grow into the adult monsters responsible for packing on the extra pounds, researchers ...

dateSep 18, 2008 in Medical research
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