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Could An Anti-Marijuana Compound Hold The Key To Body Weight And Appetite Control?

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Could An Anti-Marijuana Compound Hold The Key To Body Weight And Appetite Control?

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SR141716 is a potent and selective central cannabinoid receptor antagonist and has been widely used to investigate receptors involved in appetite regulation. Results of a new animal study provide strong evidence for the involvement of SR141716 and the receptors in the regulation of feeding. (December 6, 2002) Bethesda, MD That people are getting fatter is not news. Around the globe, physically demanding occupations like farming and mining are now carried out by machines. Western values such as television and automobiles are now encroaching on the most isolated environments. Finally, a highly processed diet — along with a sedentary lifestyle — is the likely culprit in the high rates of obesity seen among indigenous peoples who were originally hunters and foragers. Now they eat a diet that is “entirely store bought and provided by truck. Scientists and anthropologists have observed that in some societies, a high rate of infectious disease seems to be keeping children’s weight low or su

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