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11 April 2011

Two-drug obesity treatment effective

A new treatment for obesity that combines two existing drugs resulted in twice as much weight loss as the only approved long-term anti-obesity medication, according to a study.

A new treatment for obesity that combines two existing drugs resulted in twice as much weight loss as the only approved long-term anti-obesity medication, according to a study.

Phentermine is the most widely prescribed short-term weight drug in the United States.

 
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