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Hormone can mimic effects of good workout

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 01/11/2012 @ 9:26 pm In Front Page,Health | No Comments

(NEW SCIENTIST) — NO SWEAT required. A hormone that surges during exercise may confer some of the benefits of a workout, when levels are artificially boosted.

The hormone is identical in mice and humans and promotes the development of a type of energy-burning fat – a discovery that could be key to treating obesity and diabetes.

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