F L Greenway

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Affiliation: Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological treatment of the overweight patient
    George A Bray
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Pharmacol Rev 59:151-84. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of a dietary herbal supplement containing caffeine and ephedra on weight, metabolic rate, and body composition
    Frank L Greenway
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 4124, USA
    Obes Res 12:1152-7. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint An assay to measure angiogenesis in human fat tissue
    Frank L Greenway
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Obes Surg 17:510-5. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Fourteen weeks of treatment with Viscofiber increased fasting levels of glucagon-like peptide-1 and peptide-YY
    Frank Greenway
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    J Med Food 10:720-4. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint The safety and efficacy of pharmaceutical and herbal caffeine and ephedrine use as a weight loss agent
    F L Greenway
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808, USA
    Obes Rev 2:199-211. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Dietary herbal supplements with phenylephrine for weight loss
    Frank Greenway
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    J Med Food 9:572-8. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Safety of obesity drugs
    Frank L Greenway
    Louisiana State University System, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 4:1083-95. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Using intranasal lidocaine to reduce food intake
    F L Greenway
    Outpatient Clinic Unit, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:858-63. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint The effect of an herbal dietary supplement containing ephedrine and caffeine on oxygen consumption in humans
    F L Greenway
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 6:553-5. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of NT, an herbal supplement, in treating human obesity
    F L Greenway
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Clinical Trials Department, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 4124, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:1737-41. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological treatment of the overweight patient
    George A Bray
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Pharmacol Rev 59:151-84. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of a dietary herbal supplement containing caffeine and ephedra on weight, metabolic rate, and body composition
    Frank L Greenway
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 4124, USA
    Obes Res 12:1152-7. 2004
    ..To evaluate the effect of a dietary supplement containing herbal caffeine (70 mg/dose) and ephedra (24 mg/dose; C&E) on metabolic rate, weight loss, body composition, and safety parameters...
  3. ncbi request reprint An assay to measure angiogenesis in human fat tissue
    Frank L Greenway
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Obes Surg 17:510-5. 2007
    ..Inhibition of angiogenesis reverses rodent obesity. A validated assay in human fat tissue is needed to study the role of angiogenesis in human obesity...
  4. ncbi request reprint Fourteen weeks of treatment with Viscofiber increased fasting levels of glucagon-like peptide-1 and peptide-YY
    Frank Greenway
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    J Med Food 10:720-4. 2007
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  5. ncbi request reprint The safety and efficacy of pharmaceutical and herbal caffeine and ephedrine use as a weight loss agent
    F L Greenway
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808, USA
    Obes Rev 2:199-211. 2001
    ..Restriction of dietary herbal supplements containing caffeine and ephedrine, often with other ingredients, should be based on controlled clinical trials of these products...
  6. ncbi request reprint Dietary herbal supplements with phenylephrine for weight loss
    Frank Greenway
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    J Med Food 9:572-8. 2006
    ..5 +/- 32.6 vs. 37.4 +/- 22.7 kcal/24 hours, P = .02). There were no significant safety issues in either study. Although no toxicity was seen, these pilot studies suggest phenylephrine is not efficacious for weight loss...
  7. ncbi request reprint Safety of obesity drugs
    Frank L Greenway
    Louisiana State University System, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 4:1083-95. 2005
    ..With improved technological tools, the authors believe this process will be more rapid for obesity than it was for hypertension...
  8. ncbi request reprint Using intranasal lidocaine to reduce food intake
    F L Greenway
    Outpatient Clinic Unit, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:858-63. 2007
    ..Develop a dose-response curve for the effect of intranasal lidocaine on food intake...
  9. ncbi request reprint The effect of an herbal dietary supplement containing ephedrine and caffeine on oxygen consumption in humans
    F L Greenway
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 6:553-5. 2000
    ..To determine if an herbal dietary supplement for weight loss increases metabolism...
  10. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of NT, an herbal supplement, in treating human obesity
    F L Greenway
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Clinical Trials Department, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 4124, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:1737-41. 2006
    ..A human pilot study testing the safety and effectiveness of NT (Number Ten), a dietary herbal supplement made from rhubarb, ginger, astragulus, red sage and turmeric, to reduce food intake and cause weight loss...
  11. ncbi request reprint Clinical evaluation of the obese patient
    Frank Greenway
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Prim Care 30:341-56, vi-vii. 2003
    ..As with any chronic illness, there are certain aspects of the history, physical, and laboratory evaluation that deserve special emphasis. This article describes those aspects that deserve special emphasis in the case of obesity...
  12. ncbi request reprint Pharmaceutical cost savings of treating obesity with weight loss medications
    F L Greenway
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 4124, USA
    Obes Res 7:523-31. 1999
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  13. ncbi request reprint Sibutramine produces dose-related weight loss
    G A Bray
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Obes Res 7:189-98. 1999
    ..This paper reports a 24-week dose-ranging study to determine the effect of sibutramine on body weight of patients with obesity...
  14. pmc Subtyping obesity with microarrays: implications for the diagnosis and treatment of obesity
    S Wang
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 33:481-9. 2009
    ..We aimed to separate obese subjects into distinct subgroups using microarray technology to identify gene expression-based subgroups to predict weight loss...
  15. ncbi request reprint Methods to maximize retention in weight loss studies
    F L Greenway
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 4124, USA
    Obes Res 7:593-6. 1999
    ..These three methods of retention were compared with a commercial weight loss clinic's practice of charging nonrefundable fees...
  16. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of the food-craving inventory
    Marney A White
    Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Obes Res 10:107-14. 2002
    ..The primary aim of this study was to develop and validate the Food-Craving Inventory (FCI), a self-report measure of specific food cravings...
  17. pmc Metabolic flexibility in response to glucose is not impaired in people with type 2 diabetes after controlling for glucose disposal rate
    Jose E Galgani
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Diabetes 57:841-5. 2008
    ....
  18. pmc Effect of 6-month calorie restriction and exercise on serum and liver lipids and markers of liver function
    D Enette Larson-Meyer
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1355-62. 2008
    ....
  19. pmc Prediabetes is associated with abnormal circadian blood pressure variability
    A K Gupta
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808, USA
    J Hum Hypertens 22:627-33. 2008
    ..001). ACV detected with 7-day ABPM may account for the enhanced CVD risk in prediabetes. These findings provide a basis for larger-scale studies to assess the predictive value of 7-day ABPM over the long term...
  20. ncbi request reprint Psychological and behavioral predictors of weight loss during drug treatment for obesity
    L G Womble
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:340-5. 2001
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Rational design of a combination medication for the treatment of obesity
    Frank L Greenway
    1Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:30-9. 2009
    ..This novel treatment approach (BUP+NAL) holds promise for the treatment of obesity.\..
  22. ncbi request reprint The safety and efficacy of a dietary herbal supplement and gallic acid for weight loss
    Andrew T Roberts
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808, USA
    J Med Food 10:184-8. 2007
    ..Pharmacokinetics suggested that GA plasma levels were limited by oral absorption, and may be the reason for lack of efficacy...
  23. doi request reprint Fenugreek bread: a treatment for diabetes mellitus
    Jack N Losso
    Food Science Department, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    J Med Food 12:1046-9. 2009
    ..The bread maintained fenugreek's functional property of reducing insulin resistance. Acceptable baked products can be prepared with added fenugreek, which will reduce insulin resistance and treat type 2 diabetes...
  24. ncbi request reprint Lack of an effect of a novel beta3-adrenoceptor agonist, TAK-677, on energy metabolism in obese individuals: a double-blind, placebo-controlled randomized study
    Leanne M Redman
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana 70808, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:527-31. 2007
    ..Our objective was to test the safety and metabolic effects of a novel beta(3)-adrenoreceptor agonist (TAK-677) in humans...
  25. pmc Effect of 6-month calorie restriction on biomarkers of longevity, metabolic adaptation, and oxidative stress in overweight individuals: a randomized controlled trial
    Leonie K Heilbronn
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge 70808, USA
    JAMA 295:1539-48. 2006
    ..Whether prolonged calorie restriction affects biomarkers of longevity or markers of oxidative stress, or reduces metabolic rate beyond that expected from reduced metabolic mass, has not been investigated in humans...
  26. pmc Effect of diet composition on energy expenditure during weight loss: the POUNDS LOST Study
    G A Bray
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:448-55. 2012
    ..Hypothesis: We tested the hypothesis that macronutrient composition of the diet might affect the partitioning of energy expenditure during weight loss...
  27. pmc Pioglitazone treatment in type 2 diabetes mellitus when combined with portion control diet modifies the metabolic syndrome
    A K Gupta
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Diabetes Obes Metab 11:330-7. 2009
    ..Treatment with thiazolidinediones (TZDs) produces weight gain...
  28. pmc Effect of valproic acid on body weight, food intake, physical activity and hormones: results of a randomized controlled trial
    C K Martin
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    J Psychopharmacol 23:814-25. 2009
    ..Research testing VPA on short-term (1 week) EI, metabolism, and substrate partitioning is warranted...
  29. ncbi request reprint Slower eating rate reduces the food intake of men, but not women: implications for behavioral weight control
    Corby K Martin
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Behav Res Ther 45:2349-59. 2007
    ..Ratings of desire to eat, normalized for the amount of food consumed, were lower during the combined-rate meal for men and women. Thus, this basic premise of behavioral weight control was supported for men, but not for women...
  30. doi request reprint Combination drugs for treating obesity
    Frank L Greenway
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, 70808, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 10:108-15. 2010
    ..The advent of combination drug therapy for obesity treatment offers hope for increasing the efficacy of obesity pharmacotherapy...
  31. pmc Effect of pioglitazone on energy intake and ghrelin in diabetic patients
    Corby K Martin
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:742-4. 2010
    ..To measure ghrelin and energy intake in the laboratory after pioglitazone treatment...
  32. doi request reprint Comparison of combined bupropion and naltrexone therapy for obesity with monotherapy and placebo
    Frank L Greenway
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:4898-906. 2009
    ..The efficacy of current centrally acting obesity pharmacotherapies is limited by compensatory mechanisms that mitigate weight loss...
  33. pmc Association between energy intake and viewing television, distractibility, and memory for advertisements
    Corby K Martin
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:37-44. 2009
    ..The effect of television viewing (TVV) with and without advertisements (ads) on energy intake is unclear...
  34. pmc Impact of a weight management program on health-related quality of life in overweight adults with type 2 diabetes
    Donald A Williamson
    Health Psychology Department, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, 6400 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 4124, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:163-71. 2009
    ..We tested the efficacy of a weight management program for improving HRQOL in overweight or obese adults diagnosed as having type 2 diabetes mellitus...
  35. doi request reprint Racial differences in abdominal depot-specific adiposity in white and African American adults
    Peter T Katzmarzyk
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 4124, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:7-15. 2010
    ..There is increasing interest in understanding racial differences in adiposity in specific body depots as a way to explain differential health risks associated with obesity...
  36. doi request reprint Prevalence of risk factors for metabolic syndrome in adolescents: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), 2001-2006
    William D Johnson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:371-7. 2009
    ..To investigate the prevalence of distinct combinations of components of the metabolic syndrome among adolescents...
  37. pmc The association between food cravings and consumption of specific foods in a laboratory taste test
    Corby K Martin
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Appetite 51:324-6. 2008
    ..The sweets scale correlated with M&M and jelly bean intake, but not chip intake. The fats scale correlated only with intake of regular potato chips...
  38. doi request reprint Prehypertension in disease-free adults: a marker for an adverse cardiometabolic risk profile
    Alok K Gupta
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Hypertens Res 33:905-10. 2010
    ..Clinical care designed to prevent progression from PreHTN to HTN (JNC 7 recommendation) may attenuate risk...
  39. ncbi request reprint Empirical evaluation of the ability to learn a calorie counting system and estimate portion size and food intake
    Corby K Martin
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Br J Nutr 98:439-44. 2007
    ..It is concluded that people can learn the HMR Calorie System and improve the accuracy of portion size and food intake estimates. The PACE is a useful assessment tool to test if participants learn a calorie counting system...
  40. pmc Dietary methionine restriction increases fat oxidation in obese adults with metabolic syndrome
    Eric P Plaisance
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:E836-40. 2011
    ..The present report is the outcome of a "proof of concept" study to evaluate the efficacy of dietary methionine restriction (MR) in humans with metabolic syndrome...
  41. pmc Abnormalities in circadian blood pressure variability and endothelial function: pragmatic markers for adverse cardiometabolic profiles in asymptomatic obese adults
    Alok K Gupta
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 9:58. 2010
    ..Cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, although perceived to be high, is often difficult to demonstrate in disease free (healthy) obese adults...
  42. doi request reprint Effect of naltrexone plus bupropion on weight loss in overweight and obese adults (COR-I): a multicentre, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase 3 trial
    Frank L Greenway
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Lancet 376:595-605. 2010
    ..The Contrave Obesity Research I (COR-I) study assessed the effect of such treatment on bodyweight in overweight and obese participants...
  43. ncbi request reprint Effect of diets enriched in almonds on insulin action and serum lipids in adults with normal glucose tolerance or type 2 diabetes
    Jennifer C Lovejoy
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge 70808, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:1000-6. 2002
    ..Nuts appear to have cardiovascular benefits but their effect in diabetic patients is unclear...
  44. pmc Pioglitazone, but not metformin, reduces liver fat in Type-2 diabetes mellitus independent of weight changes
    Alok K Gupta
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 24:289-96. 2010
    ..Pioglitazone (Pio) treatment induces weight gain in Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), which could worsen hepatic lipid accumulation, and alter adiponectin and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP)...
  45. ncbi request reprint Common apolipoprotein A-IV variants are associated with differences in body mass index levels and percentage body fat
    M Lefevre
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:945-53. 2000
    ..To determine the relationship between two common apoA-IV variants (Thr347-->Ser; Gln360-->His), and body mass index (BMI) and percentage body fat...
  46. ncbi request reprint The future of obesity research
    F L Greenway
    Outpatient Clinic, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Nutrition 16:976-82. 2000
    ..Due to the availability of molecular approaches, obesity treatment is expected to advance faster than chronic disease research of the past...
  47. doi request reprint A pilot study to evaluate the effect of splanchnic nerve stimulation on body composition and food intake in rats
    Xiaojun Wu
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center LSU System, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Obes Surg 19:1581-5. 2009
    ..This study evaluated the effect of splanchnic nerve stimulation on metabolic rate, food intake, and body composition...
  48. doi request reprint Combination therapy with naltrexone and bupropion for obesity reduces total and visceral adiposity
    S R Smith
    Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes, Florida Hospital Burnham Institute, Winter Park, FL 32789, USA
    Diabetes Obes Metab 15:863-6. 2013
    ..Reductions in body fat and VAT mass with naltrexone/bupropion were proportional with weight loss. Weight loss with naltrexone/bupropion was not associated with a greater relative reduction in lean mass than placebo or the monotherapies. ..
  49. doi request reprint Caenorhabditis elegans as a model for obesity research
    J Zheng
    Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Department of Veterinary Science, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:186-94. 2012
    ..We present this review hoping to stimulate interest in using the C. elegans model as a vehicle to advance the understanding and future treatment of obesity...
  50. doi request reprint Lifestyle factors and ghrelin: critical review and implications for weight loss maintenance
    C E Adams
    Department of Psychology, Louisiana State University Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Obes Rev 12:e211-8. 2011
    ..Future directions for investigating relationships between ghrelin and behavioural factors, examining the efficacy of behavioural programmes in reducing ghrelin and improving weight loss maintenance are discussed...
  51. ncbi request reprint Treatment of hypothalamic obesity with caffeine and ephedrine
    Frank L Greenway
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Endocr Pract 14:697-703. 2008
    ..To investigate the hypothesis that the peripheral actions of caffeine and ephedrine to increase sympathetic tone and metabolic rate and to preserve lean tissue will cause weight loss in patients with hypothalamic obesity...
  52. pmc Leptin replacement prevents weight loss-induced metabolic adaptation in congenital leptin-deficient patients
    Jose E Galgani
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:851-5. 2010
    ..005) and higher than the reference population (P = 0.0001). Conclusion: In congenital leptin-deficient subjects, leptin replacement prevented the decrease in energy expenditure and fat oxidation often observed after weight loss...
  53. ncbi request reprint Comparison of methods to assess body composition changes during a period of weight loss
    Madlyn I Frisard
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70810, USA
    Obes Res 13:845-54. 2005
    ..To assess the accuracy of body composition measurements by air displacement plethysmography and bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) compared with DXA during weight loss...
  54. pmc Template to improve glycemic control without reducing adiposity or dietary fat
    R Krishnapuram
    Infections and Obesity Laboratory, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State Univ System, 6400 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 300:E779-89. 2011
    ..This metabolic engineering by Ad36 appears relevant to humans for developing more practical and effective antidiabetic approaches...
  55. pmc Association of β-2 adrenergic agonist and corticosteroid injection in the treatment of lipomas
    L M Redman
    John S McIlhenny Skeletal Muscle, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Diabetes Obes Metab 13:517-22. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of isoproterenol and prednisolone in the treatment of subcutaneous lipomas...
  56. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of mesotherapy solutions for inducing lipolysis and treating cellulite
    Mary K Caruso
    Louisiana State University, Department of Human Ecology, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 61:1321-4. 2008
    ..Lidocaine is antilipolytic and should be removed from mesotherapy solutions designed for local fat reduction...
  57. ncbi request reprint Body Morph Assessment: preliminary report on the development of a computerized measure of body image
    T M Stewart
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 70808, USA
    Obes Res 9:43-50. 2001
    ..DISCUSSION: These preliminary findings support the reliability and validity of the BMA with white women. Given these positive findings, we plan to extend the procedure to males and to other racial and ethnic groups...
  58. ncbi request reprint Black raspberry extract and fractions contain angiogenesis inhibitors
    Zhijun Liu
    Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, 227 Renewable Natural Resources Building, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 53:3909-15. 2005
    ..These extracts contain multiple active ingredients that may be additive or synergistic in their antiangiogenic effects. These observations warrant further investigations in animals and human trials...
  59. ncbi request reprint Gallic acid is partially responsible for the antiangiogenic activities of Rubus leaf extract
    Zhijun Liu
    School of Renewable Natural Resources, LSU Agricultural Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Phytother Res 20:806-13. 2006
    ..1% w/w caused a 41% inhibition of angiogenesis compared with saline injected controls. These preliminary results warrant further bioassay directed identification of other responsible compounds...
  60. pmc Stimulation of sympathetic innervation in the upper gastrointestinal tract as a treatment for obesity
    Jolene Zheng
    Veterinary Science Department, Louisiana State University AgCenter, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Med Hypotheses 72:706-10. 2009
    ..6%, 6.2%, and 5%, respectively in a single rat. These responses support our hypothesis that selective sympathetic stimulation of the upper GI tract may treat obesity while avoiding side effects of systemic sympathetic activation...
  61. ncbi request reprint Temporary relief of postherpetic neuralgia pain with topical geranium oil
    Frank L Greenway
    Am J Med 115:586-7. 2003
  62. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trials of the D1/D5 antagonist ecopipam for weight loss in obese subjects
    Arne Astrup
    Department of Human Nutrition, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, 30 Rolighedsvej, 1958 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1717-31. 2007
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of the selective dopamine D1/D5 antagonist ecopipam for the treatment of obesity...
  63. ncbi request reprint Sibutramine plus meal replacement therapy for body weight loss and maintenance in obese patients
    James L Early
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas School of Medicine, 1010 N Kansas Rd, Wichita, KS 67214 3199, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1464-72. 2007
    ..Our objective was to assess the efficacy and safety of sibutramine with a low-calorie diet (LCD) and commercial meal-replacement product in achieving weight loss and weight-loss maintenance in obese patients...
  64. ncbi request reprint Effects of obesity surgery on non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
    Scott E Greenway
    Department of Surgery, Harbor University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    Arch Surg 137:1109-17. 2002
    ..The obese population has proved a frustrating entity regarding weight loss and diabetes control. Results of medical weight loss programs, medications, and behavior therapy have proved disappointing...
  65. ncbi request reprint Bupropion SR enhances weight loss: a 48-week double-blind, placebo- controlled trial
    James W Anderson
    Department of Internal Medicine, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
    Obes Res 10:633-41. 2002
    ..To critically examine the efficacy of bupropion SR for weight loss...
  66. ncbi request reprint Weight loss with self-help compared with a structured commercial program: a randomized trial
    Stanley Heshka
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital and Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    JAMA 289:1792-8. 2003
    ..Although commercial weight loss programs provide treatment to millions of clients, their efficacy has not been evaluated in rigorous long-term trials...