Vitamin A Derivative Might Treat Diabetes Type-2 and Obesity: Researchers

June 17, 2014 9:08 AM

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Vitamin A Derivative Might Treat Diabetes Type-2 and Obesity: Researchers

Retinoic acid (RA) - a derivative of Vitamin A - can help treat obesity and diabetes type-2, researchers say.

The study, conducted by researchers at the University of Montreal, found that the vitamin A derivative can stimulate the activity of genes that protect heart from diseases. The study was based on obese and insulin-resistant mice.

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