If you are obese, it is reasonably well-established that you are not going to exercise and vibration machines that sound like they might be less work, like the kind developed by the Soviets for astronauts, actually can burn through 400 calories in 15 minutes, so they are not for the casual – but a recent study found that low-intensity vibrations led to improvements in the immune function of obese mice.

If the same effect can be found in people, it would have clinical benefits for obese people suffering from a wide range of immune problems related to obesity.

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