appetite suppressant

125 kg of ephedrine drug seized

November 17th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) A huge amount of ephedrine, a controlled drug, concealed in a sofa has been seized from a container bound for the southeast Asian nation of Laos, ... Read more...

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Flavoured crystals can ‘trick’ you into losing weight

November 8th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 8 (IANS) A newly developed crystal, sprinkled on food for added flavour, can help you lose those extra pounds by tricking your brain into believing that you have consumed more ... Read more...

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Keller Rohrback investigates Abbot Laboratories regarding weight loss drug

October 10th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 10, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Reports are that the weight reducing drug Meridia, which is a prescription weight loss drug manufactured and marketed by the Abbott laboratories, has ... Read more...

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Keller Rohrback to continue investigation of Abbot Laboratories’ weight loss drug Merida

October 10th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Seattle, Oct 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Keller Rohrback L.L.P. has announced that it will carry on with its investigation into the side effects of using the weight-loss drug Merida. The drug, ... Read more...

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Abbott Laboratories Allows Further Investigation On Meridia

October 10th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Authorities have confirmed that the investigations on the side-effects of Meridia, a prescription weight loss drug, will continue. Meridia has come under investigation for one of its constituents, sibutramine, ... Read more...

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Tricking the brain to shed weight

August 3rd, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Being a little smart may help you lose weight! The brain can be tricked into shedding weight by eating high satiety, low-calorie foods like apples, bananas and grapes. ... Read more...

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Pill that tells brain to stop eating in offing

January 27th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) Researchers are working to develop a pill composed of leptin, the protein that tells our brain to stop eating and, hence, reverse obesity. Leptin regulates appetite in mammals and ... Read more...

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Weight-loss pill on the anvil

January 27th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): Scientists from University of Montreal are developing an appetite suppressing pill composed of leptin, the protein that tells the brain to stop eating.Leptin regulates appetite in mammals ... Read more...

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Europe bans anti-obesity drug Reductil

January 26th, 2010 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) European Medicines Agency (EMEA) has recommended that appetite suppressant drug sibutramine, also known as Reductil, should neither be prescribed by doctors nor dispensed by pharmacists. The regulator has ... Read more...

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Becks under fire for endorsing controversial health firm

August 3rd, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 3 (ANI): Health experts are criticising David Beckham for endorsing health firm Herbalife.The soccer ace has come under fire for becoming the face of the health supplement giant, which ... Read more...

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GoalKeeper Paddy Kenny Suspended After Consuming Ephedrine

July 7th, 2009 - 8:22 pm ICT by GD
The English Football Club, Sheffield United, have suspended their goalkeeper, Paddy Kenny, after the latter tested positive of consuming the banned drug ephedrine.The 31 year old goalkeeper faces a ban after the ... Read more...

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Brain molecule that helps control hunger identified

June 11th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Scientists in the UK have identified a new appetite suppressant for promoting weight loss.Prokineticin 2 is a recently discovered signaling molecule that occurs naturally in the part ... Read more...

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Mechanism behind regulation of food intake identified

November 27th, 2008 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): Researchers from have identified a mechanism that helps regulate food intake a finding that may help in developing new anti-obesity drugs with fewer side effects.The 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT) ... Read more...

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Appetite suppressing ‘convenience’ food to hit markets in two years

February 2nd, 2008 - 6:32 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 2 (ANI): 'Convenience' food will take a whole new meaning if British scientists are successful in developing what they call fat-fighting ready-meals and snacks. The appetite suppressant containing foods could appear ... Read more...

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