Mouse Study Reveals How Smoking Helps...

Mouse Study Reveals How Smoking Helps Keep People Thin

There are 2 comments on the HON story from Jun 10, 2011, titled Mouse Study Reveals How Smoking Helps Keep People Thin. In it, HON reports that:

The notion that smoking somehow helps keep smokers thin has gotten new support from a study in mice -- and the finding might one day be parlayed into new drugs to control weight gain.

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#1 Jun 10, 2011
How did they train a mouse how to smoke?LOL!
Hugh Jass

Nashville, TN

#2 Jun 10, 2011
This is curious. It has been known for a while (from industry documents exposed by court order) that the tobacco companies began putting appetite suppressants into cigarettes when they decided to target women. Hence the boldness of things like "Virginia Slims"--it wasn't just the shape of the cigarette they were hyping.

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