hypothalamic obesity

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hy·po·tha·lam·ic o·be·si·ty

obesity caused by disease of the hypothalamus.
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hypothalamic obesity

Obesity resulting from dysfunction of the hypothalamus, esp. the appetite-regulating center.
See also: obesity
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Reportedly, the purpose of this study is to investigate the overall safety and tolerability as well as effect on satiety, appetite and weight loss of Tesomet in patients with hypothalamic obesity.
Hypothalamic obesity is a major and unsolved problem in patients with hypothalamic lesions and has a major negative impact on survival and quality of life (23).
GLP1RA have been studied in both euglycaemic and diabetic patients with moderate to severe hypothalamic obesity. Over a period of up to 51 months, 8 out of 9 patients experienced substantial weight loss ranging from 9 to 22 kg (mean-13.1 5.1 kg), with improved insulin sensitivity and glycaemic control.
Spinedi, "Glucocorticoid-dependency of increased adiposity in a model of hypothalamic obesity," Neuroendocrinology Letters, vol.
Weight gain in craniopharyngioma--A model for hypothalamic obesity. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, 19(2), 121-127.
Biotechnology company Saniona AB (STO:SANION) announced on Monday that it plans to initiate a clinical phase 2a study in the rare eating disorder hypothalamic obesity with its lead product Tesomet.
Las Vegas -- Sibutramine (Meridia), an adult diet drug, can help control the weight of children with hypothalamic obesity and other syndromes that make behavioral interventions ineffective, results from a small, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial suggest.
M2 EQUITYBITES-June 11, 2018-Saniona plans Phase 2a study for hypothalamic obesity treatment
M2 PHARMA-June 11, 2018-Saniona plans Phase 2a study for hypothalamic obesity treatment

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