tesofensine and obesity treatment

In a study in the Lancet the value of the drug tesofensine which is an inhibitor of the presynaptic uptake of noradrenaline, dopamine and serotonin in weight reduction is reported. A dosage of 0.5 mg once daily along with an energy intake reduction could result in a weight loss over 24 weeks of 10%. The…

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obesity treatment and counselling

Dietary counselling is a short term solution to obesityDietary counselling is the mainstay of many weight loss programmes. To measure how well this works in practice a meta-analysis of 16 randomised controlled trials was made in the USA (Ann Intern Med 2007; vol 147 pp :41-50. Forty two of the trials included exercise as part…

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