Pennington Biomedical Collaborates on Study That Shows Medication Boosts Weight Loss
Baton Rouge, LA - A new study featured in The New England Journal of Medicine reveals that adding the medication liraglutide to a regimen of diet and exercise boosts weight loss and improves metabolic control.
On average, people who received daily injections of 3 mg of liraglutide during a 56-week study lost 12 pounds more than people who did not take the drug. The analysis shows a significant drop in body mass for those who took the medication:
Pennington Biomedical Discovery Could Pave Way for Better Diabetes Treatments
New research debunks previous theories on the role of fat
Baton Rouge, LA – Scientists at LSU's Pennington Biomedical Research Center have made a discovery about the way fat is stored and used in the body that could lay the foundation for future development of new treatments for obesity related conditions such as pre-diabetes and diabetes, and for individuals who have an increased risk of heart disease and stroke.
Pennington Biomedical Finding Helps Curb Hunger and Cravings
Spinach extract may be used as dietary supplement
Baton Rouge, LA – Scientists at LSU's Pennington Biomedical Research Center have tested and confirmed the effectiveness of a new spinach-based dietary supplement that cuts hunger and increases the feeling of fullness—an important discovery for the millions of people who struggle with their appetite and who may also crave fatty or salty foods.