Vaccination against weight gain.

  title={Vaccination against weight gain.},
  author={Eric Zorrilla and Shinnichi Iwasaki and Jason A Moss and Jason Y. Chang and Jonathan Otsuji and Koki Inoue and Michael M Meijler and Kim D Janda},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  volume={103 35},
Obesity endangers the lives of millions of people worldwide, through comorbidities such as heart disease, cancers, type 2 diabetes, stroke, arthritis, and major depression. New approaches to control body weight remain a high priority. Vaccines traditionally have been used to protect against infectious diseases and, more recently, for unconventional targets such as drug addiction. Methodologies that could specifically modulate the bioavailability of an endogenous molecule that regulates energy… CONTINUE READING