Weight Loss

By NWHN Staff | Aug 14, 2015 | Comments Off on Weight Loss

Quick-fix weight loss remedies have always been popular, but they’ve gained even more momentum in recent years due to increased attention to the rising rates of obesity in the United States. Anti-obesity drugs are often touted as “miracle products” that yield results with minimal effort.

Is a Lower Number Worth a Higher Risk?

By NWHN Staff | Mar 27, 2015 | Comments Off on Is a Lower Number Worth a Higher Risk?

Imagine taking a pill, stepping on your scale, and seeing a lower number — just like that, and just in time for Spring’s warmer weather. Now, imagine that lower number coming at a heavy price — and not just the money you’ll spend on your weight loss drug’s prescription. Would you be willing to take the risk?

New Year, Same Old Miracle Drug Spin

By NWHN Staff | Jan 7, 2015 | Comments Off on New Year, Same Old Miracle Drug Spin

The holiday season is over and as usual, many people are feeling motivated to lose weight and live healthier. But for the one-third of Americans struggling with obesity, this struggle just gets harder and harder, especially as we age. For many, a safe and effective weight loss pill would seem like the magic bullet we so desperately need.

FDA Meeting – Naltrexone/Bupropion (Contrave)

By Kate Ryan | Dec 7, 2010 | Comments Off on FDA Meeting – Naltrexone/Bupropion (Contrave)

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Gastroenterology Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee