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Exercise in pill form possible

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PHOENIX (CBS5) -
People could one day get a daily dose of exercise from a pill. 

The Daily Mail reports that scientist at the Scripps Research Institute in Florida have discovered a compound they say could boost metabolism, regulate cholesterol and affect how much we sleep.

Researchers say they have injected the compound into obese mice, and it helped them lose weight.

Doctors hope the compound could one day help disabled people get the benefits of exercise without having to move.

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