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2013-02-26 08:29:14

LONDON, February 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the World Health Organization and CDC, more than 500 million people worldwide and approximately one-third of American adults (more than 78 million people) are obese. In addition to obesity, high cholesterol, blood pressure and triglycerides are significant risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Biotechnology companies like Vivus Inc. (NASDAQ: VVUS) and Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ACHN) would be instrumental in...

2013-02-01 08:25:14

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VIVUS, Inc. (Nasdaq: VVUS) announced today the publication of a study concluding that weight loss resulting from treatment with Qsymia(TM) (phentermine and topiramate extended-release) capsules CIV led to significant improvements in cholesterol, blood pressure and triglycerides in obese and overweight patients experiencing one or more of these associated conditions. The improvements were significantly greater among patients who lost 10% or...

2013-01-14 02:29:59

NEW YORK, January 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The biotechnology industry is a high-risk, high-reward scenario. It is an unstable and unpredictable sector, primarily due to the scientifically intensive nature of the operation of biotech companies. Developing new types of drugs is promising, and to minimize risk, partnerships must be established in order to increase funds and revenues. Learning to survive in one of the most volatile industries in the market today, VIVUS, Inc....

2013-01-08 08:37:37

HONG KONG, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EarningForecast.com has issued consensus earnings forecast reports and equity research for the following companies: Peregrine (NASDAQ:PPHM), Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC), Intel (NASDAQ:INTC), Ford (NYSE:F), VIVUS (NASDAQ:VVUS), and American International Group (NYSE:AIG). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121030/HK02457LOGO ) (Read full report by clicking the link below, you may need to copy and paste the full link to your...

2013-01-08 08:36:16

HONG KONG, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennystocksinsiders.com (PSI) has issued insider trading reports and equity research for the following companies: Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL), Zynga (NASDAQ:ZNGA), Lowe's (NYSE:LOW), VIVUS (NASDAQ:VVUS), and Vale SA (NYSE:VALE). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121105/HK06856LOGO ) (Read full report by clicking the link below, you may need to copy and paste the full link to your browser.)...

2012-12-20 08:26:22

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- VIVUS, Inc. (NASDAQ: VVUS) today announced that Express Scripts, among the country's largest Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs), has added Qsymia(TM) to its national pharmacy formularies, allowing for coverage where available by benefit design of the first new FDA-approved medication commercially available in the U.S. in over a decade for the treatment of chronic weight management. Express Scripts provides the formulary design,...

2012-12-18 08:31:15

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennystocksinsiders.com (PSI) has issued insider trading reports and equity research for the following companies: American International Group (NYSE:AIG), General Electric (NYSE:GE), Compuware (NASDAQ:CPWR), PulteGroup (NYSE:PHM), VIVUS (NASDAQ:VVUS), and Dell (NASDAQ:DELL). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121105/HK06856LOGO ) (Read full report by clicking the link below, you may need to copy and paste the full...

2012-11-23 08:23:18

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EarningForecast.com has issued consensus earnings forecast reports and equity research for the following companies: Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), Bank of America (NYSE:BAC), VIVUS (NASDAQ:VVUS), Deere & Company (NYSE:DE), Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX), and Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121030/HK02457LOGO ) (Read full report by clicking the link below, you may need to copy and paste the full...

2012-11-23 08:23:08

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennystocksinsiders.com (PSI) has issued insider trading reports and equity research for the following companies: VIVUS (NASDAQ:VVUS), Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX), Yahoo! (NASDAQ:YHOO), Verizon (NYSE:VZ), Vale SA (NYSE:VALE.P), and Barrick Gold (NYSE:ABX). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121105/HK06856LOGO ) (Read full report by clicking the link below, you may need to copy and paste the full link to your...

2012-11-12 08:27:03

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- VIVUS, Inc. (NASDAQ: VVUS) today announced that a study published in the journal SLEEP (2012; 35(11):1529-1539) found that patients with moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) taking phentermine and topiramate extended-release capsules achieved significant improvements in key measures of OSA and cardiovascular risk factors along with weight loss during the 28-week trial. OSA is a chronic and potentially serious sleep disorder in...