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Top 50 Slimming Tips 2010-07-13

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Here we give a round up of the Top 50 slimming diet tips: (more…)

New Diet Pill Hope 2010-03-01

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Three Articles: Submission: 2010-03-01, Speculation: 2010-07-15 & Result: 2010-07-15

Submission: 2010-03-01

Vivus Inc‘. today announced that ”The US Food and Drug Administration‘ (‘The FDA’) has accepted for filing the company’s new drug application (‘NDA’) for its investigational drug, ‘Qnexa‘, for the treatment of obesity.

The target date for ‘The FDA’ to complete its review of the ‘Qnexa’ ‘NDA’ is 2010-10-28.

In previously announced pivotal phase 3 trials, patients treated with all three doses of ‘Qnexa’ achieved significant weight loss compared to placebo, and significant dose-related improvements in a variety of secondary endpoints including reductions in cardiovascular, inflammatory and metabolic risk factors. (more…)

Fat is Not Bad 2010-02-15

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Two laboratory machines have played a role in perhaps the greatest medical misadventure of our time: the indictment of a villain — LDL cholesterol — with the ultimate crime of the heart, coronary artery disease. (more…)

Hunger Trigger in Food 2009-06-08

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New research led by The University of Cincinnati (UC) suggests that the hunger hormone ghrelin is activated by fats from the foods we eat—not those made in the body—in order to optimise nutrient metabolism and promote the storage of body fat.

The findings, the study’s author says, turn the current model about ghrelin on its head and (more…)

Drinking Ditches Diets 2009-04-20

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In a poll by The Government’s Know Your Limits campaign of 1954 adults, only 37% of drinkers admitted that having more than two pints of beer or two glasses of wine makes them over-eat and ditch the healthy diet (63% said they maintained their healthy diet) — just 29% said they ordered (more…)

The Shangri-La Diet 2005-10-04

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Mr.Seth Roberts is a 52-year-old psychology professor at The University of California at Berkeley.

If you knew Mr.Roberts 25 years ago, you might remember him as a man with problems.

  • He had acne, and most days he woke up too early, which left him exhausted.
  • He wasn’t depressed, but he wasn’t always in the best of moods.
  • Most troubling to Mr.Roberts, he was overweight: at 1.8m, he weighed 91kg. (91/1.8/1.8 = 28.08kg/m2 BMI).

When you encounter Seth Roberts today, he is a clear-skinned, well-rested, entirely affable man who weighs about 72.5kg and looks 10 years younger than his age. (72.5/1.8/1.8 = 22.38kg/m2 BMI).

How did this happen? It began when (more…)