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FDA panel recommends approval for Contrave

A Food and Drug Administration panel on Tuesday recommended that the agency approve Orexigen Therapeutics Inc.'s weight loss drug Contrave, making it the first in group of competitors to get a positive nod from experts.

dateDec 08, 2010 in Medications
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Panel recommends expanding use of stomach bands

(AP) -- About 12 million more obese Americans could soon qualify for surgery to implant a small, flexible stomach band designed to help them lose weight by dramatically limiting their food intake. The Food and Drug Administration ...

dateDec 04, 2010 in Other
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Data mining depression

Could information technology and data mining techniques be used to improve the diagnosis and treatment of depression? That's the question scientists in Australia hope to have answered in a forthcoming issue of the International ...

dateDec 03, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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