Research Update

Ross, Marvin
March 1999
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/23/99, Vol. 160 Issue 6, p773
Academic Journal
Discusses research news as of March 23, 1999. Reports of a potential method in treating Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative conditions; Research conducted to find out why some people who overeat gain weight and others do not; Indications that fiber has no effect on the risk of benign or malignant tumors in the colon and rectum; Study that shows that the drug orlistat helps people lose weight and keep it off.


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