1887

n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - By the way . . .

Volume 23, Issue 8
  • ISSN : 0256-2170
USD

 

Abstract

Extracted from text ... The latest issue of New Scientist landed on my desk this week. In it was an article entitled 'Will the fat vaccine help dieters shed pounds?' As the article points out, there are already vaccines under trial that are designed to help people stop smoking and quit cocaine. Soon a new vaccine designed to help people lose weight will join them. The idea behind the weight loss vaccine is that the body is tricked into neutralising antibodies to the hormone ghrelin. This hormone is released into the blood by cells lining the stomach. When ghrelin reaches the brain it ..

Loading full text...

Full text loading...

Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/m_cme/23/8/EJC62999
2005-08-01
2016-12-09

This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error