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May 3, 2016

Fat-fighting nanoparticles hold potential to treat obesity

Researchers at MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have developed nanoparticles that can deliver anti-obesity drugs directly to fat tissue. Overweight mice treated with these nanoparticles lost 10 percent of their body weight over 25 days, without showing any negative side effects. Read more at MIT News.