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New Study Shows Flaws in Determining Obesity

New Study Shows Flaws in Determining Obesity

A recent study released shows that using the body mass index is not the most effective way to diagnosing obesity and could often lead to misdiagnosis. The researchers found that body mass index (BMI),...

FDA will take 3 more months to review diet pill

FDA will take 3 more months to review diet pill

Drugmaker Vivus Inc. said Monday that regulators will take another three months to make a decision on its closely-watched obesity drug Qnexa, which could become the first new prescription weight loss pill to reach...

FDA warns against Japanese weight loss pills

FDA warns against Japanese weight loss pills

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday warned consumers not to take a product called “Japan Rapid Weight Loss Diet Pills” because they contain a suspected cancer-causing agent. The pills, advertised as promoting weight...

How to succeed at Losing Weight

How to succeed at Losing Weight

Millions of people struggle everyday to lose weight, they try every diet fad, pill and exercise routine all designed to lose weight with little or no effort. That is the main reason people do...

The New Rule for Weight Loss

The New Rule for Weight Loss

Weight loss is not as simple as eating less and exercising more, and for those who struggle to shed the pounds, a new equation may offer some help. Scientists are now using mathematics to...

FDA Advisors Vote for Qnexa

FDA Advisors Vote for Qnexa

An FDA advisory panel voted 20-2 to endorse the new weight loss pill Qnexa. The FDA will issue a final ruling later this year, but the agency typically follows the recommendations of its advisory...

Weight Loss and Health Insurance

Weight Loss and Health Insurance

For those of us who struggle everyday to lose weight or fight to keep it off, there is another struggle – insurance companies. With obesity at its highest level ever and continuing to rise...

Psychology of Weight Loss

Psychology of Weight Loss

While many people fight to lose weight most of the attention is focused on the physical aspect of weight loss, dieting and eating right. While these are important aspects of weight loss the psychological...

Good News for Qnexa

Good News for Qnexa

The most promising diet pill to come along in decades has received good news from the food and drug administration. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have asked the company to remove the...

Detox Diet

Detox Diet

QGK4MNZRCZ3Z—-When trying to lose weight the first thing most people do is try to find a diet that is best suited for them. While there are many out there not all diets are for...