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Obesity Drugs Could Mimic the Effects of a Cigarette in the Snow

Credit: delihayat/iStockphoto

Credit: delihayat/iStockphoto

By Jack Pryor, Stephanie Simonds & Michael Cowley

A study has produced rapid weight loss by activating cold and nicotine receptors that stimulate the body to burn fat while also suppressing appetite.

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