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DR. OZ Diet Pills Retracted

DR. OZ Diet Pills Retracted

Dr. Mehmet Oz has been under fire recently for promoting weight loss products on TV’s “The Dr. Oz Show” that aren’t backed by a lot of scientific evidence. Now a study supporting one of...

Arena Pharmaceuticals Holds Back Data

Arena Pharmaceuticals Holds Back Data

Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA) provided very little useful information Tuesday night about the Belviq-phentermine weight-loss combination. Key heart safety and efficacy data were not disclosed in the company’s press release announcing results from a short,...

Are obesity drugs nearing a breakout?

Are obesity drugs nearing a breakout?

Analysts have been waiting–and waiting–for drugmakers to realize the growth they’ve predicted for the obesity market. And with a couple of pharma companies preparing to pony up R&D and marketing resources for their obesity...

New Diet Pills Not Doing So Good

New Diet Pills Not Doing So Good

Based on a survey of MedPage Today readers the recently approved diet pills Qsymia and Belviq haven’t been prescribed by doctors as much as predicted. Among nearly 1,000 responses from doctors, only 6.4% said...

The Significance Of Weight Loss

The Significance Of Weight Loss

When it comes to weight-loss, everybody wants to know what the most efficient technique is. How could they not? More than half of most adults in America are overweight and are also at risk...

Problems with Rapid Weight Loss

Problems with Rapid Weight Loss

Most fat reduction products and services currently available on the market promise quick, easy fat reduction. They emphasize decrease in a specific variety of pounds spanning a short period of time. This can be...

Phentermine/Topiramate Reduces Type 2 Diabetes

Phentermine/Topiramate Reduces Type 2 Diabetes

Treatment with a weight-loss drug appeared to help pre-diabetic and diabetic patients shed pounds and improve dysglycemia, researchers said here. After 56 weeks of treatment with extended-release phentermine/topiramate (Qsymia), obese/overweight individuals, with and without...

Immigrant Sentenced In Prescription Drug Smuggling Operation

Immigrant Sentenced In Prescription Drug Smuggling Operation

33-year-old Pakistani immigrant was sentenced in federal court this week to a year in prison and faces deportation for his role in a prescription drug smuggling and distribution operation. His brother, a U.S. citizen,...

Suspended Doctor Sentenced for Illegally Dispensing Millions of Phentermine Pills at Area Weight Loss Clinics

Suspended Doctor Sentenced for Illegally Dispensing Millions of Phentermine Pills at Area Weight Loss Clinics

Suspended Doctor Sentenced for Illegally Dispensing Millions of Phentermine Pills at Area Weight Loss Clinics A suspended physician who owned weight loss clinics in northwest Indiana and south suburban Chicago was sentenced to two...

100 Weight Loss Tips

100 Weight Loss Tips

100 Weight Loss Tips 100 useful weight loss tips to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle and keep the weight off 1. Plan your meals ahead of time. Last-minute decisions can lead to weight...