Obesity

MPR Weekly Dose Podcast Episode 22

This week on the pod we cover the withdrawal of Belviq, the weight-loss drug, from the market; the over-the-counter approval of diclofenac gel and olopatadine eye drops; a new contraceptive transdermal patch; a possible vaccine for ricintoxin; and new research finds that hundreds of sellers are using Craigslist to sell prescribing medications.

MPR Weekly Dose Podcast: Episode 17

In our first episode of 2020 we cover new management guidelines in osteoarthritis; Recommendations for the use of testosterone therapy; The best diets for 2020; Two drug recalls; And a new drug approved for the treatment of migraines.

Experts Weigh In on the Best Diets for 2020

The Mediterranean Diet was picked as the best diet overall for 2020, according to new rankings released by US News and World Report. An expert panel assessed 35 diets to come up with the final results, examining the evidence behind each diet’s claims. Specifically, they evaluated the likelihood of short-term and long-term weight loss, how…