TITLE

The Next Fat Pill

AUTHOR(S)
Dolan, Kerry A.
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;10/29/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 18, p84
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features a weight-loss drug being developed in the U.S. A third of U.S. adults are obese, an epidemic that tacks on myriad risks, including diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Arena Pharmaceuticals Chief Executive Jack Lief introduces a new weight-loss pill called lorcaserin, which stimulates production of serotonin. In mid-September a firm not affiliated with Arena found no safety problems after monitoring the hearts of people on lorcaserin for 6 months.
ACCESSION #
27462920

 

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