Friday, May 11, 2012

FDA Panel Recommends Approval of New Diet Drug

FDA Panel Gives Nod to New Diet Drug
ABC News
SILVER SPRING, Md. -- An FDA advisory committee has voted 18-4, with one abstention, in favor of approving Lorqess as the first new weight-loss drug in more than a decade. The FDA's Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee on Thursday ...

Diet Drug Wins Panel's Approval
New York Times
Government advisers recommended approval on Thursday of a weight-loss drug developed by Arena Pharmaceuticals, making it likely that a new obesity treatment will reach the market this year. An advisory committee to the Food and Drug Administration ...

FDA advisers recommend approving Arena weight-loss drug
It is supposed to be used in combination with a healthy diet and exercise. Patients who started the locaserin trials lost an average of 5% of their weight; those who completed the studies lost an average of 8%, says company spokesman David Schull.


Lorcaserin: FDA Advisers Recommend Approving Weight Loss Drug
Huffington Post
By LINDA A. JOHNSON 05/10/12 06:10 PM ET TRENTON, NJ -- Advisers to government healthregulators late Thursday recommended that they approve sales of what would be the first new prescription weight-loss drug in the US in more than a decade, ...

The Tax Code Diet
Wall Street Journal
A case in point is this week's Institute of Medicine obesity report that endorses far more regulation of food, business, real estate, health care, transportation, the works. "The Weight of the Nation" is one of those prestige doorstops—at some 462 ...

FDA advisers recommend approving weight loss drug
By LINDA A. JOHNSON Advisers to government health regulators on Thursday recommended that that they approve sales of what would be the first new prescription weight-loss drug in the US in more than a decade, despite concerns over cardiac risks.

Weight-loss drug Lorcaserin: Definite maybe in 2nd run at FDA's OK
Los Angeles Times
The proposed weight-loss drug Lorcaserin, rebuffed in its bid for Food and Drug Administration approval last October, on Thursday won a recommendation of approval from the agency's advisory committee, a major step toward winning the FDA's go-ahead to ...

New Diet Drug Lorcaserin Wins Vote From FDA Panel
By Rita Rubin May 10, 2012 (Silver Spring, Md.) -- An FDA advisory committee voted 18-4, with one abstention, that the agency should approve lorcaserin,�which would make it the first new prescription weight loss drug in more than a decade.

Arena Weight-Loss Drug Wins Over FDA Advisers
An experimental obesity pill from Arena Pharmaceuticals won the support of US advisers on Thursday, as public health advocates push for new solutions to the nation's growing obesity epidemic. Lorcaserin is Arena's most important product.

Anti-obesity drug gets thumbs up
According to Arena Pharmaceuticals, which developed the drug, Lorqess "behaves as an appetite suppressant which helps patients lose weight by essentially causing them to feel less hunger sensations." It is the second obesity drug this year to pass this ...

Diet rich in fish tied to lower colon cancer risk: study
Vancouver Sun
The finding comes from an analysis of 41 past studies on the link between fish in the diet and new diagnoses and deaths from colorectal cancer. "People who rarely eat fish may experiencehealth benefits in a variety of areas -- heart disease, ...

Fish tied to lower colon cancer risk: study
Chicago Tribune
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who eat plenty of fish may have a lower risk of colon and rectal cancers, a new report suggests. The finding comes from an analysis of 41 past studies on the link between fish in the diet and new diagnoses and deaths ...

Lorcaserin obesity drug approved
Mother Nature Network
"It is not very impressive, the weight loss, but it is better than a placebo," said Michael Aziz, an internist at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. "However, when people stop the drug they gain the weight back." About two thirds of US adults are ...

Mother Nature Network

Diet Pill Maker Arena Pharmaceuticals Wins Backing of FDA Advisers
MINYANVILLE ORIGINAL In a stunning turn of events in less than two years, diet pill maker Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA) won the backing of a panel of government advisers to sell what may be the first new weight-loss treatment in the US in more than a ...

The K-E Diet falls short among Sacramento health officials and residents
That's what is so amazing about this diet." In a new report, The HuffPost Healthy Living, published May 10, 2012, explores the success of the diet. Lorian Jenkins thinks the diet is completely asinine. “They (brides) should plan ahead if they are ...

High-fiber diet brings many health benefits
Sioux City Journal
DEAR DOCTOR K: I recently read that fiber doesn't prevent colorectal cancer. So is a high-fiberdiet good for you or not? DEAR READER: Many claims have been made about the healthbenefits of fiber. Yet studies have disagreed.

Fighting Fat: FDA Panel OKs Arena Diet Pill
In a move that may herald a new era in fighting fat, an FDA advisory voted 18-to-4 to recommend the agency approve the Arena Pharmaceutical diet pill, which is known as Lorqess. This marks the second time in three months that an FDA panel has decided ...


Day celebrates diverse body types
The Dartmouth
Eating Disorder Peer Advisors encouraged students to sign a pledge about healthyhabits and body image as part of Thursday's “No Diet Day” celebration. By Clifton Lyons Bubbles and brightly-colored sidewalk chalk welcomed Dartmouth students,...

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Ditch the diet says health advocate
ABC Local
This week saw International No Diet Day celebrated, the day's aim was to raise awareness of the risks associated with dieting and to promote a healthy self perception of your body. Natalie Wild from Eating Disorders Victoria says there is perceived ...

High-fat diet lowered blood sugar and improved blood lipids in diabetics
Medical Xpress
People with Type 2 diabetes are usually advised to keep a low-fat diet. Now, a study at Linköping University shows that food with a lot of fat and few carbohydrates could have a better effect on blood sugar levels and blood lipids.

FDA Panel Backs Approval of Lorcaserin for Weight Loss
Family Practice News Digital Network
At the meeting of the FDA's Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee, panelists voting in favor of approval said that although the weight loss associated with the drug in clinical trials was modest, the results were significant and met one ...

Ask the Diet Doctor: What's the One Diet Change that Will Change Your Life the ...
Shape Magazine
Ask the Diet Doctor: What's the One Diet Change that Will Change Your Life the Most? By Dr. Mike Roussell Q: If I only want to change one thing about my diet to improve my health as a woman, what should it be? A: If you want to make the biggest impact ...

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The Big Fat Money Pit of Weight Loss on 20/20
Diets In Review (blog)
The literal business of weight loss is a very lucrative industry. Tonight's edition of ABC's 20/20 will break down the numbers and many will be shocked by the story of, “Losing It: The Big Fat Money Pit.” John LaRosa is the president of Marketdata, ...

Weight Loss Success: Ellen Olstein Committed To Change And Lost More Than 80 ...
Huffington Post
Thanks to this busy lifestyle, combined with still having the metabolism of a young adult, I was able to maintain a fairly healthy weight of approximately 150 pounds throughout my college career. It wasn't until I graduated with my bachelor's degree in ...

A Life Transformed: Albany CrossFit Announces Winner of Paleo Diet Challenge
PR Web (press release)
Albany CrossFit and Crossfit Clifton Park, part of a worldwide movement that is changing the way people think about diet and fitness, today announced that its Paleo diet challenge has been been won by Katie Hunter, a 33-year-old mom and special ...

PR Web (press release)

20/20 to Examine Multi-Billion Dollar Weight Loss Industry Tonight
Broadway World
"20/20" takes a revealing look at the big business of weight-loss, which has been expanding right alongside our ever-widening waistbands. On any given day, over 100 million Americans are on a diet, spending close to $20 billion dollars annually on ...

21 diet tips: Lose weight like a celebrity
Calgary Herald
Click here to see celebrities' top diet tips, from Marie Claire and Good Housekeeping magazines. © Copyright (c) The Vancouver Sun Original source article: 21 diet tips: Lose weightlike a celebrity.

U-T San Diego
An advisory panel to the US Food and Drug Administration overwhelmingly recommended approval Thursday of a weight loss pill by San Diego-based Arena Pharmaceuticals, bringing a long-awaited anti-obesity drug closer to market. Thursday's vote puts Arena ...

Obesity: The Next Investment Driver
If you're reading this, then odds are you already know the FDA's advisory panel has ruled favorably on Arena Pharmaceuticals' (NASDAQ:ARNA) Lorcaserin — one of the first weight-loss drugs in more than a decade that has a real shot at winning the FDA's ...

Celebrity Fitness: Miley Cyrus' Pilates Routine and Diet Plan ...
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Miley Cyrus' celebrity fitness trainer Mari Winsor reveals the Pilates routine that gets the actress in such great shape and Miley Cyrus's diet plan. ... SHAPE Your Diet. Healthy eating tips to help you stay on track and achieve your goals.
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Bodybuilding Diet Cut Meal: High Protein, Low Carb, Low fat ...
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This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged Bodybuilding, CARB, Diet, high, Meal, Protein. Bookmark the ... @CampbellFitness Hello, please help me, im doing max interval training and i am trying to change my very bad diet. I like this ...
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Transformassacre Part II: It's All About The Diet - Fitness ...
Transformassacre Part II: It's All About The Diet. From: Men's Fitness - Sports, Fitness, Health, Nutrition, Style and Sex - 12:37pm - May 10, 2012. An in-depth look at the diet plan needed for such a fast and intense body transformation.

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