Implantable Microchip Could be Used to Curb Appetite, Battle Obesity, Imperial College London Study

Published: Apr 01, 2013

A team of UK scientists has developed an implantable microchip which they claim is capable of suppressing appetite, potentially making it a powerful new weapon in the fight against obesity. The microchips were designed by Imperial College London professors Chris Toumazou and Sir Stephen Bloom, and according to, they will soon be tested in a series of animal trials which could determine whether or not they are a good alternative to weight loss surgery.

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