Diet shot could give quick slim down


MOST POPULAR: Video, stories and more
SIGN-UP: Get breaking news sent to you

Researchers at Indiana University have combined the properties of two natural hormones in a single drug and tested it in rodents.

A single injection decreased the body weight of rodents by 25 percent and fat mass by 42 percent after one week.

The drug, which would be taken as a weekly injection, is still years away from human trials. Experts say keep exercising and eating salads for now.

       Today's latest headlines | ABC7 News on your phone
Follow us on Twitter | Fan us on Facebook | Get our free widget

Copyright © 2024 KGO-TV. All Rights Reserved.