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Drug that’s been around for decades could be new weapon in obesity fight

A drug that’s been around for 50 years could become the new weapon in a fight faced by millions of Australians: obesity.

Twelve million Australians are overweight or obese, so it’s no wonder experts are looking at new ways to beat the major health issue.

Antabuse, a medicine used for alcohol dependence, has proved so powerful for weight loss, University of Sydney scientists couldn’t believe their eyes – but there’s a catch.

The full story on 9News at 6pm.

Source: 9News

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