Alexis M. Stranahan, Georgia Regents University (image) Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University Share Print E-Mail Caption Cognitive decline that often accompanies obesity and diabetes can be reversed with regular exercise or surgical removal of belly fat, scientists report. A drug already used to treat rheumatoid arthritis also helps obese/diabetic adult mice regain their ability to learn and comprehend, while transplanting belly fat to a normal mouse reduces those abilities, said Dr. Alexis M. Stranahan (pictured), neuroscientist at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University. Credit Phil Jones, Georgia Regents University Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.