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FDA Approves Highly Anticipated Weight Loss Pill

AP | MATTHEW PERRONE | Posted 09.17.2012 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — A new weight-loss pill that many doctors consider the most effective of a new generation of anti-obesity drugs got the approval of ...

Qnexa: Desperate Measure For Desperate Times

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 04.25.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

FDA approval of Qnexa will represent a rather desperate measure at a desperate time for desperate individuals of a desperate society. So be it. But our desperate need to address this problem decisively is long overdue and should be the mother of far better invention than this.

Weight Loss Drugs: 'First Responders' In A Diet Program

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

By immediately decreasing food intake, the drug gives the dieter the sense that they are finally in control of their eating.

Weight Loss Drug Faces Safety Questions

AP | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK — Vivus Inc.'s potential weight loss drug Qnexa will likely draw scrutiny over nervous system and psychiatric side effects from a panel...