antiobesity

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antiobesity

(ˌæntɪəʊˈbiːsɪtɪ)
adj
1. reducing or controlling obesity
2. acting against obesity
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[USA], July 17 (ANI): Anti-obesity drug derived from chili peppers caused long term weight loss and improved metabolic health in mice eating a high fat diet.
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The British National Formulary, the reference book for medical staff for prescribing drugs says, an anti-obesity drug should be considered only for those with a BMI of 30 or more, who after at least three months of managed care involving supervised diet, exercise and behaviour modification fails to achieve a realistic reduction in weight.
Captain Jobe Watson appears on television and admits he was given the anti-obesity drug AOD-9604.
This decision in turn rapidly led to the termination of several CB1-receptor-antagonist-based anti-obesity drug development programmes [including those for rimonabant, taranabant, otenabant, surinabant and ibipinabant.
Last September, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approved a controversial anti-obesity drug (after previously rejecting it), even though, during clinical trials, it was only minimally effective compared to placebo when combined with diet and exercise.
"EXPERIMENTAL ENVIRONMENT" Essendon's captain Jobe Watson, who won the AFL's most valuable player award last year, made a stunning admission on a local television chatshow in June that he believed he had taken AOD-9604, a banned anti-obesity drug. An independent review commissioned by Essendon earlier this year found a "disturbing picture of a pharmacologically experimental environment" at the club.
Formosa Laboratories is already a major material supplier for Xenical made by Roche, maker of a popular anti-obesity drug, whose patent expiry in the near future is driving API makers to target business opportunities from the US$500 million-per-year market.
A similar anti-obesity drug called rimonabant had to be withdrawn after it was linked to anxiety, depression and suicidal thoughts.
AN anti-obesity drug that switches off your appetite and takes the joy out of eating without side effects is being developed.
The combination was more effective than orlistat, currently the only anti-obesity drug available on the NHS.