Posted by William on August 31, 2012
Although prescription weight-loss drugs are intended for overweight and obese adults (those with a BMI of 27 or higher), new findings show that adults without weight problems are also using weight-loss drugs. WAIT! There is more to read… read on »
Posted by William on February 7, 2012
Parental involvement, through a helper role or as a support system for weight loss, is a common component of treatment for overweight children. However, the role of parents in the treatment of adolescents is less clear. WAIT! There is more to read… read on »
Posted by William on June 3, 2010
HERBAL “PHEN-FEN”: A POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS SCAM
Unscrupulous herb distributors have recently been cashing in on the fact that the diet drug fenfluramine has been pulled from the market. There are now many products combining St. John’s wort with either Ma Huang (Chinese ephedra) or phenylalanine being sold as the herbal equivalent of “Phen-Fen” (phentermine and fenfluramine).
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