Richard DiMarchi (Photo courtesy of Indiana University)
Chemical structure of a Glucagon-like Peptide 1 (GLP-1) molecule (Photo: Shutterstock)
An study led by Indiana University has found that linking two hormones into a single molecule could lead to improved treatments for medical conditions such as obesity (Photo: Shutterstock)
With recent studies finding that – for the first time – more people now die from obesity-related illnesses like heart attacks and strokes than malnutrition, scientists have been tackling the fat problem. One of the latest breakthroughs in this field comes from the University of Indiana where researchers have found that combining two hormones into a single molecule could lead to improved treatments for medical conditions such as obesity and type 2 diabetes.
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