Bladder drug may help body burn more calories

January 14, 2015 3:37 PM

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Bladder drug may help body burn more calories

A drug used to treat people with overactive bladder can also boost the calorie-burning capacity of the body's brown fat, new findings show.

Unlike its cousin "white fat," which stores calories, brown fat actually burns calories, helping babies and hibernating mammals to stay warm. In 2009, five research teams reported finding functional brown fat in adult humans.

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