Drugs more commonly used to treat depression and to help people
stop smoking can also lead to significant weight loss among obese
patients, according to the results of a study funded by drug maker
GlaxoSmithKline and presented at...
Researchers in the US have successfully used the hormone leptin to
treat patients suffering from lipodystrophy, a rare and
difficult-to-treat disorder that shares some of thecharacteristics
of typical type 2 diabetes.
Leptin, a protein secreted by fat cells, may be an independent risk
factor for heart disease in humans, according to an article
published this week in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart
Phytopharm, a developer of botanical pharmaceuticals, announced
this week the successful completion of the third and final stage of
a study to evaluate a product under development as an appetite
suppressant for the treatment of obesity...
New research presented this week at the American College of
Nutrition annual symposium reports that calcium from Milk Group
foods may help children maintain a healthy body fat percentage
during the critical years of body fat development.