Posts Tagged ‘amlexanox’

Obscure Asthma Drug Has Potential for Obesity Treatment

March 2, 2013 — A recent study in Nature Medicine found that a relatively unknown medication for asthma reverses obesity, diabetes, and fatty liver in mice. Amlexanox is a 25-year-old drug used for asthma in Japan and as a paste for canker sores in the U.S. Interest in amlexanox for obesity treatment stems from its inhibition of two genes, IKKE and TBK1, […]