Drug improves health in obese patients on a diet

03/16/2010 | Medscape (free registration)

Australian scientists report that obese patients who were placed on a low-calorie diet and took ezetimibe had reduced inflammation, hepatic steatosis and cardiovascular risk factors. A study of 25 obese patients found those who received ezetimibe showed lower levels of triglycerides, LDL cholesterol and other markers after four months compared with those who dieted only.

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