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Obalon Schedules Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2019 Financial Results Conference Call for February 27, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time

6 monthes ago   |   By San Diego Biotechnology

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 13, 2020 - Obalon Therapeutics, Inc. , a weight loss solutions company with the first and only FDA-approved swallowable, gas-filled intragastric balloon system for the treatment of obesity, announces th......
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Eisai Pulls Weight Loss Drug From Market After FDA Flags Cancer Risks

Eisai Pulls Weight Loss Drug From Market After FDA Flags Cancer Risks

6 monthes ago   |   By Xconomy

Eisai is withdrawing weight-loss drug lorcaserin after a post-marketing study found a higher incidence of cancer in patients who took the medicine. The FDA said Thursday that its request for removal of the product from the market is voluntary, but Eisai has already started the process for doing so. The withdrawal follows an FDA alert issued last month that lorcaserin may contribute to a higher risk of cancer. Lorcaserin was approved in 2012 as a weight management therapy for use in addition to a reduced-calorie diet and exercise. The drug was intended to suppress appetite while avoiding...
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World Biotechnology Congress 2019

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