TITLE

Obesity Treatment and Trends, Today and Tomorrow

AUTHOR(S)
Harris, Michael
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
BioWorld International;5/26/2010, Vol. 15 Issue 21, Special section p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses various issues concerning obesity. It reveals that obesity is globally increasing but the drug and medical technology markets has become reliant on developed products for major illnesses. Surgery, according to the author, is the treatment of choice for obesity. They highlight the problems associated with the inefficacy/side effect of drugs for obesity. In addition, the article cites that there are 38 drugs under clinical trials for obesity treatment.
ACCESSION #
50993769

 

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