New Obesity Pills Try To Shed Past Problems, VIVUS, Inc., Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. Trying to Succeed Where Earlier Efforts Flopped

Published: Jul 09, 2010

WASHINGTON, July 8 (Reuters) - The first of three new fat-fighting pills faces public scrutiny by U.S. regulatory advisers next week, as small biotechs target the growing number of obese Americans despite a checkered past for weight-loss drugs.

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