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2013-05-02 16:29:27

-- Conference Call and Webcast Scheduled for Today at 5:15 p.m. Eastern Time -- SAN DIEGO, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) today provided a corporate update and reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013. Recent Developments: BELVIQ(® )(lorcaserin HCl) The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) published its Comprehensive Diabetes Management Algorithm. This document provides treatment...

2013-04-29 14:11:56

Scientists from ETH Zurich have shown for the first time that brown and white fat cells in a living organism can be converted from one cell type to the other. Their work, using mice as a model organism, provides important new insights into the origin of brown fat cells, which is a prerequisite for the development of successful anti-obesity therapies. Two types of fat cells can be found in mammals and hence in humans: White fat cells function mainly as highly flexible energy stores which...

2013-04-18 13:36:29

Ever since the appetite-regulation hormone called leptin was discovered in 1994, scientists have sought to understand the mechanisms that control its action. It was known that leptin was made by fat cells, reduced appetite and interacted with insulin , but the precise molecular details of its function –details that might enable the creation of a new treatment for obesity – remained elusive. Now, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers have revealed a...

2013-04-16 08:27:17

Novo Nordisk's Victoza Will Emerge as the New Market Share Leader in Obesity, According to a New Report from Decision Resources BURLINGTON, Mass., April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that nearly one half of surveyed managed care organization (MCO) pharmacy and medical directors in the United States currently exclude or block access to all weight-loss drugs, and...

2013-04-10 08:30:26

SAN DIEGO and UPPSALA, Sweden, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Profil® Institute for Clinical Research, Inc., a clinical research institute optimizing early phase diabetes, obesity and cardiometabolic drug development, and Mercodia AB, an industry-leading developer of immunoassays for metabolic clinical and research applications, jointly announced today a strategic alliance to include Mercodia's enzyme-linked immnosorbent assays (ELISA) as a component of Profil Institute's early phase...

Genetic Links To Obesity
2013-04-08 05:05:04

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Two new studies appearing in this week´s edition of the journal Nature Genetics have identified new genetic links to obesity which could lead to new ways to help treat or prevent the condition. In one study, an international team of researchers identified seven new gene loci (genome regions) linked to obesity, while also demonstrating that the genetic mechanisms that cause extreme body fat are similar in nature to those that...

2013-04-06 23:03:21

Diet Doc´s prescription Ultra Burn, a combination of healthy and fast weight loss aids coupled with effective and stimulating caffeine has been recently reformulated to offer dieters more effective results free from harmful side effects. Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 06, 2013 Diet Doc has redesigned their highly effective prescription diet pill named Ultra Burn, increasing the amount of active ingredient to its most effective formulation to date. Prescription Ultra Burn is an all-natural...

2013-03-25 23:20:30

Liproxenol Nutraceuticals found an article that states that Overweight cops are being told to lose weight or face disciplinary action. Sydney Australia (PRWEB) March 25, 2013 News has gotten out that in several Sydney police precincts, several cops have been ordered to lose weight due to a heavy weight gain in recent years. As mentioned in the March 15th 2012 article from Mail Online News titled "Fat Cop Crackdown". What are the means at which they are lose all the excess weight? Aside...

2013-03-25 08:26:06

10%-15% WEIGHT LOSS AMONG OBESE OR OVERWEIGHT MEDICARE PATIENTS COULD SAVE BILLIONS MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VIVUS, Inc. (Nasdaq: VVUS) announced today that a new study demonstrates that effective medical treatment providing 10% to 15% weight loss could lead to significant improvements in Medicare spending by reversing or reducing significant health consequences such as type 2 diabetes, hypertension and dyslipidemia in obese or overweight patients. The...

2013-03-18 23:02:21

Diet Doc offers prescription strength weight loss pills such as Slim Down, Ultra Burn and 7-Keto DHEA, designed to complement prescription hCG diet plans and produce the best results without side effects. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 18, 2013 Diet Doc knows that as the body ages, certain obstacles usually arise when losing weight is concerned. As most people age, fat tends to accumulate around the midsection, thighs, hips, and underarms. This is called abnormal fat because the body does...