A New Drug Could Let Us Eat Anything Without Gaining Weight, Vice

We dialed up our fact checking. In this December 5, 2018 article (3 minute read) on Vice, “A New Drug Could Let Us Eat Anything Without Gaining Weight” we are told about a gene that can be removed in mice allowing them to eat anything, without limits, and not gain weight. Lead molecular and cellular physiology researcher Professor Damien Keating of Flinders University in Australia says, “The ideal would be to take some sort of pill that didn’t require you to watch your diet, that didn’t require you to exercise.” Researchers are hopeful this will lead to a new drug that could target this pathway.