Researchers eye brown fat to combat obesity and diabetes

Date Posted: Thursday, May 08, 2014

Marcus P. Cooper, MD, assistant professor of medicine, appears on Fox-TV 25 to discuss the latest research into brown adipose tissue, otherwise known as brown fat. Prevalent in people when they are babies, brown fat provides protection and warmth to newborns. Because of its ability to take calories from normal fat and burn it, researchers are investigating how brown fat can used to curb diabetes and obesity in adults.
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