Bariatric surgery in a pill takes a step forward – LA Times

It’s more of a glimmer of hope on the horizon than it is an actual drug right now. But an Indiana University lab has synthesized and fused a trio of gut hormones into a single agent and shown that obese rodents treated with the resulting molecule experience dramatic weight loss and a reversal of obesity-related ills such as Type 2 diabetes and fatty liver disease.

Source: Bariatric surgery in a pill takes a step forward – LA Times