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Cure Research for Obesity

Medications currently used in research into the treatment of Obesity:

Note:You must always seek professional medical advice about any treatment or change in treatment plans.

Some of the different medications being used in the research into treatment of Obesity include:

Curable Types of Obesity

Possibly curable or rare types of Obesity include:

  • Obesity related to mood disorders
  • Obesity related to medications
  • Obesity related to myxedema
  • Obesity related to PCOD
  • Obesity related to cushing's syndrome
  • more curable types...»

Rare Types of Obesity:

Some rare types of Obesity include:

  • Obesity related to polycystic ovarian syndrome
  • Obesity related to cushing's syndrome
  • Obesity related to syndrome X
  • more rare types...»

Latest Treatments for Obesity

Some of the more recent treatments for Obesity include:

  • Cognitive behaviour therapy
  • Office counselling
  • Diet restriction
  • Exercise regime
  • more treatments...»

Treatments for Obesity

Treatments to consider for Obesity may include:

Cure Research discussion for Obesity:

Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology (Excerpt)

The discovery of leptin has initiated a flurry of research into the molecular basis of weight control. A whole network of signals contributes to weight homeostasis, and other key players are being discovered on an ongoing basis. Mice have proved to be an extremely useful model for human obesity, and have helped to begin to unravel the components that contribute to maintaining body weight. Since the market for effective weight-reducing therapies is enormous, drug companies are working alongside basic scientists to find possible drug targets among the tangle of molecules that control body weight. (Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology)

Prescription Medications for the Treatment of Obesity: NIDDK (Excerpt)

Some antidepressant medications have been studied as appetite-suppressant medications. While these medications are FDA approved for the treatment of depression, their use in weight loss is an "off-label" use. Studies of these medications generally have found that patients lost modest amounts of weight for up to 6 months. However, most studies have found that patients who lost weight while taking antidepressant medications tended to regain weight while they were still on the drug treatment. (Source: excerpt from Prescription Medications for the Treatment of Obesity: NIDDK)

Weight-loss and Nutrition Myths: NIDDK (Excerpt)

Research suggests that losing 1/2 to 2 pounds a week by eating better and exercising more is the best way to lose weight and keep it off . By improving your eating and exercise habits, you will develop a healthier lifestyle and control your weight. You will also reduce your chances of developing heart disease, high blood pressure, and diabetes. (Source: excerpt from Weight-loss and Nutrition Myths: NIDDK)

Medical research for Obesity: medical news summaries:

The following medical news items are relevant to medical research for Obesity:

Clinical Trials for Obesity

Some of the clinical trials for Obesity include:


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