Sunday 24 June 2018

Tampering: GSK recalls weight-loss drug Alli in US

GlaxoSmithKline is recalling all supplies of its non-prescription weight-loss drug Alli in the US and Puerto Rico after customers reported finding other pills and tablets in some bottles. The news is a fresh blow for a product onc


Fewer heart attacks after weight-loss surgery

Obese people who had weight-loss surgery were less likely to later suffer a heart attack or stroke, or to die from one, compared to people who did not have the surgery, according to a Swedish study. The findings, published in the Journal


Weight-loss drug 'overrated'

Users of Alli, the first weight-loss drug approved for sale over-the-counter in the United States, are finding what they likely suspected all along: pills are no magic substitute for diet and exercise. Yet as Americans engage in the New Ye

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