Byline: TIM UTTON
A DRUG which 'melts away' fat could revolutionise the fight against obesity, scientists claimed yesterday.
Its effect has been likened to ' liposuction inside the body' - but without expensive and invasive surgery.
Research published last night shows that the drug prompted weight loss of 30 per cent in four weeks, with no apparent ill effects.
It destroys the blood supply to fat tissue, causing the fat to break down, effectively dissolving it.
Doctors and Government experts have warned of an obesity timebomb threatening the health of the nation.
One in five UK adults is now classed as clinically obese.…