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30 Jul 2012

Pharma Industry Has 'Significant Pipeline' of New Obesity Treatments

Many leading pharmaceutical companies are working on new treatments for obesity and diabetes, according to a new Medmeme report.

Pharmaceutical companies are currently developing a number of new treatments for metabolic disorders and obesity, a report has revealed.


Medmeme's latest trends report looks at type-2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome and obesity and the efforts that are currently underway to meet the growing challenge.


According to the report, there are currently 26 million American adults with diabetes and 79 million with pre-diabetes, while more than a third of adults are obese.


A number of big names in the pharmaceutical world are currently working on treatments for metabolic disorders and there are a number of alliances on drugs for obesity and di

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