Metabolic Disorders Resource Center

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Lynovex for Cystic Fibrosis

NovaBiotics announced that the FDA has granted Orphan Drug designation to Lynovex (NM001) for the treatment of cystic fibrosis (CF).

Hidden Ingredients in Weight Loss Supplements

The FDA is warning consumers that several products promoted and sold for weight loss have been found to contain undeclared ingredients and should not be purchased or used.

Food Addiction and PTSD in Women

Women who have the largest number of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms are almost three times more likely to develop an addiction to food.

American Waistlines Keep Growing

Americans' average waist size continues to inch up, and women's waistlines are widening faster than men's.

Mangos May Lower Blood Sugar

Regular consumption of mango by obese adults may lower blood sugar levels without a negative impact on body weight.

Dopamine and Overeating

Obese adults may be more susceptible to environmental food cues than lean adults due to differences in brain chemistry.

Combo Tablet for Weight Management

Takeda and Orexigen announced the approval of Contrave extended-release tablets as adjunct to a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical activity.

New Clinical Chart

Review this chart on Obesity Treatments for quick information when you need it.

Clinical Charts


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