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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…)

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Almost All Scots are Unhealthy 2010-06-12

Posted by clype in Glasgow, Health, Science, Scotland, Statistics.
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Almost the entire adult population of Scotland are likely to be either cigarette smokers, heavy drinkers, physically inactive, overweight or have a poor diet, according to a study published on Friday.

Researchers from Glasgow studied data from (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…)

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…)