Could the Immune System Help you Fight Obesity?

December 24, 2014 3:27 PM

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A team of researchers have now discovered a new type of immune cell which could help burn fat cells and fight obesity. These new findings could also help them discover new methods to prevent and fight obesity and even ward-off obesity-related diseases.

“Understanding how the immune system regulates metabolism and the function of adipose tissue will help guide investigations into immune-based therapies to limit fat accumulation,” he says. “Of course, a lot more work is needed before we get there, but this study provides significant insights into th...

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