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Drug similar to aspiring may unlock the key to obesity

Studies are being done to try to confirm that a drug called salsalate is effective in treating obesity. The drug is from the same drug group as aspirin and works by reducing the production of glucocorticoids which are found at excessive levels in obese people.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by News Scotsman

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About: Drug similar to aspiring may unlock the key to obesity

Date: 21 October 2004

Source: News Scotsman

Author: Fiona Macgregor

URL: http://news.scotsman.com/edinburgh.cfm?id=1223942004

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