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FDA Approves Lorcaserin

FDA Approves Lorcaserin

The Food and Drug Administration has approved Lorcaserin, the first prescription weight loss medication to win its approval since Orlistat in 1999.  Lorcaserin, made by San Diego-based Arena Pharmaceuticals, is one of four weight-loss...

Minimally-invasive weight loss surgery safer

Minimally-invasive weight loss surgery safer

Minimally-invasive weight loss surgery is safer than open surgery, with patients suffering fewer complications during those procedures, according to a new study of more than 150,000 people who had a gastric bypass in the...

Weight Loss Surgery Linked to Alcohol Addiction

Weight Loss Surgery Linked to Alcohol Addiction

New research suggests that having Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery, where the size of the stomach is reduced and the intestine is shortened, thus limiting how much a person can eat, can increase the risk...

FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Lorcaserin

FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Lorcaserin

The FDA advisory panel voted 18-4 to advocate the diet pill Lorcaserin (which uses the trade name Lorqess) for FDA approval. This is not the first time Lorcaserin has been before the FDA advisory...

Obesity Epidemic in America

Obesity Epidemic in America

With all we have learned over the years as well as the information available for healthier living and eating it would be hard to imagine that the rate of obesity in America continues rise....

Diet Pill Lorcaserin Closer to FDA Approval

Diet Pill Lorcaserin Closer to FDA Approval

The planned diet pill Lorcaserin, which was turned down for Food and Drug Administration approval last October, got a recommendation from the advisory committee, a major greakthrough in gaining FDA approval. If the FDA...

Raspberry Ketone

Raspberry Ketone

Raspberry ketone is a natural phenolic compound that is the primary aroma compound of red raspberries. It is most commonly used in perfumes, cosmetics, and as a food additive, that was until the infamous...

Weight Loss with a Feeding Tube

Weight Loss with a Feeding Tube

There are many weird weight loss techniques out there that border on being downright crazy but the newest one comes to us from the UK. The Ketogenic Enteral Nutrition (KEN) diet, this is where...

New Phentermine Alternative Available

New Phentermine Alternative Available

A new over the counter diet pill has just been released Phenteramin this diet pill is the most potent and effective diet pill you can get without a prescription. Phenteramin combines a new and...

New Phentermine Scam Uses DEA Agents Identities

New Phentermine Scam Uses DEA Agents Identities

As most everyone knows by now that trying to purchase phentermine online without a prescription is illegal and that websites that claim to offer Phentermine are either outright scams or breaking the law. Now...