Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!


Forgot your password?
Slashdot Deals: Cyber Monday Sale Extended! Courses ranging from coding to project management - all eLearning deals 20% off with coupon code "CYBERMONDAY20". ×

Submission + - Research: Tobacco Co.s Add Weight Loss Drugs (oxfordjournals.org)

smitty777 writes: According to this article from the European Journal of Public Health, the tobacco companies have been implicated in adding a number of drugs to tobacco products to enhance their weigh reducing properties. Discovery News did a good job of explaining the neurological process for appetite suppression, which involves activating pro-opiomelanocortin cells in the hypothalamus.
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Research: Tobacco Co.s Add Weight Loss Drugs

Comments Filter:

Never appeal to a man's "better nature." He may not have one. Invoking his self-interest gives you more leverage. -- Lazarus Long