A jab and a light to burn the fat away

The specially-developed hydrogel is injected into a fat deposit directly under the skin (represented by a model here), before being exposed to a near infrared light to break down the fat. — NTU Singapore

Scientists at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed a new therapeutic approach to obesity and related metabolic disorders.

In laboratory experiments, this new approach demonstrated a significant reduction in body fat and body weight, as well as improvement in the blood markers that accompany these disorders.

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