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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...