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Heart disease drug reverses obesity in mice by targeting inflammation

Fat cells might have a new foe, in the form of an already available heart disease drug that new research shows can reverse obesity in mice

Researchers are continuing to unravel the complex relationship between inflammation and obesity, and through a new study involving overweight mice and a repurposed heart disease drug, a group of scientists in Spain has uncovered new evidence of how the two are closely connected. The obese rodents treated with the medication experienced a 40-percent weight loss even while continuing with their unhealthy diets, and were also cured of metabolic disorders relating to the condition.

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