Editorial: Beware the claims of the wonder drug

 作者:蓟土古     |      日期:2019-03-02 04:12:10
PREVENTION is always better than cure, but in some cases it is truly difficult to achieve. For example, persuading people to eat less to reduce obesity and diet-related diseases is a huge challenge in a world of cheap, plentiful food. Why not try the next best thing, a technical fix? Enter the latest wonder drug, rimonabant, which last week was approved by safety authorities in the UK. Other European countries and the US are expected to follow suit before long. Its ability to help people shed weight and maintain the loss,