Don’t Feel Like Exercise? Scientists Find Compound That May Help You Work out Harder

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Goodness Gracious, just about a pill for everything these days…
While this may be a good thing for some, over dependence on pills is not necessarily a good thing in my humble opinion.

From the 12 June ScienceDaily article 

As science rushes to develop safe weight loss drugs, a new research report approaches this problem from an entirely new angle: What if there were a pill that would make you want to exercise harder? It may sound strange, but a new research report appearing online in The FASEB Journal suggests that it might be possible. That’s because a team of Swiss researchers found that when a hormone in the brain, erythropoietin (Epo), was elevated in mice, they were more motivated to exercise…

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In addition, the form of erythropoietin used in these experiments did not elevate red blood cell counts. Such a treatment has obvious benefits for a wide range…

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