It's A Jellyfish. It's A Breast Implant. It's A Diet Pill

Forget Lipodissolve and stomach-bypass surgery. The next trend in weight loss could be a diet pill that looks a lot like a saline breast implant! Italian scientists are currently working on a orally-administered pill that, when ingested, plumps up to a gelatinous sphere the size of a tennis ball, reports Wired. The idea, of course, is that the presence of a Jell-O-like mass in one's stomach imparts a sense of fullness and prevents overeating. What isn't so clear-cut, however, is how long the blob remains in the digestive tract — and how exactly it exits the body (the gel is said to be able to soak up to 1,000 its weight in liquid). We predict, however, that this could take the trend in pharmaceuticals that cause anal leakage to a completely new low!


Jelly In The Belly: A Diet Pill That Expands So You Don't [Wired]

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