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  • Obesity drugs lumber toward marketplace

     
    About this time last year, we were reporting on the failure of several investigational weight-loss medications. They included Sanofi-Aventis' rimonabant as well as two other drugs that aimed to work by blocking cannabinoid receptors in the brain. However, one
  • FDA shoots down another weight loss drug [Updated]

    FDA shoots down another weight loss drug [Updated]
    The FDA has told the makers of the proposed weight-loss drug Lorcaserin that it will not at this time approve the marketing of  the medication, citing concerns about its marginal effectiveness and about cancers that occurred at higher-than-usual rates...

    Diet drugs face tough test

    Diet drugs face tough test
    There has never been a magic prescription to help millions of obese Americans lose weight. Whether one is any closer to reality is now under scrutiny. A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel will decide Wednesday whether the diet drug Meridia...

    The scorecard on obesity drugs: 0 for 3

    The scorecard on obesity drugs: 0 for 3
    This is not shaping up to be a good year for people seeking medical help for weight loss. A Food and Drug Administration advisory committee on Thursday voted against recommending approval of the drug lorcaserin. This is the third negative vote on...

    San Diego biotech firms improving

    Several San Diego biotechnology firms that were on the brink of bankruptcy in the depths of the recession this spring are finding their lifeblood -- cash -- easier to come by, it was reported today. Adventrx Pharmaceuticals, which had whittled its...