Navigation Links
Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Presents Additional NB-302 Contrave(R) Data at American Diabetes Association (ADA) 69th Scientific Sessions
Date:6/6/2009

SAN DIEGO, June 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orexigen(R) Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: OREX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of obesity, today announced positive secondary findings from the first of four Phase 3 trials of its lead investigational product Contrave(R) (naltrexone sustained release (SR)/bupropion SR). These data were presented in one oral and two poster presentations at the American Diabetes Association's (ADA) 69th Scientific Sessions in New Orleans, Louisiana.

The oral presentation highlighted the significant improvements in eating control experienced by patients treated with Contrave versus placebo (p< 0.01), as well as previously reported results on the primary weight loss endpoints and measures of cardiometabolic risk. "NB-302 results show that Contrave initiates and sustains weight loss and can improve predictive markers for heart disease such as waist circumference, triglycerides, HDL-cholesterol and hsCRP," said Eduardo Dunayevich, Chief Medical Officer, Orexigen Therapeutics. "Furthermore, due to its unique effects on brain reward centers, Contrave may allow patients to better control their eating habits, potentially providing an important advantage to millions of Americans who struggle with obesity."

The mood and weight-related quality of life findings observed in the Contrave group were discussed in the oral presentation and reviewed in greater detail in the poster presentations. Contrave was not associated with suicidality or worsening of mood or depressive symptoms, and in fact was associated with a decreased incidence of treatment-emergent depression compared to placebo. In addition, Contrave patients achieved significant improvements in overall quality of life (p< 0.01) and reported that benefits, such as improved physical function and self-esteem, occurred early in
'/>"/>

SOURCE Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related biology technology :

1. Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Announces Upcoming Data Presentations at American Diabetes Association and Endocrine Society Annual Scientific Meetings
2. Orexigen(R) Therapeutics to Present at Upcoming Meetings
3. Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Announces Jay Hagan as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategy
4. Orexigen(R) Therapeutics to Speak at Upcoming Conferences
5. Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Announces First Quarter 2009 Financial Results
6. Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Names Michael Scaife Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Product Development, Contrave(R) Program
7. Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Schedules March 12, 2009 Webcast Discussion of Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2008
8. Orexigen(R) Therapeutics to Speak at BIO CEO & Investor Conference
9. Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Announces First of Four Phase 3 Trials of Contrave(R) Meets Co-Primary and Key Secondary Endpoints
10. Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Issued a Key Fourth U.S. Patent on Contrave(R)
11. Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Announces Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/19/2014)... OCTOBER 20-22, 2014: The 9th Annual ... take place at the Congress Center Basel, ... now available at http://www.abim.ch . ... from all over the globe will exchange ... products and developments on the world market. ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... 19, 2014 The Asia-Pacific Bromine ... in Asia-Pacific with analysis and forecast of revenue. ... Pacific Bromine Market report, to get an idea ... a glimpse of the segmentation in the Asia-Pacific ... and figures. , http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/asia-pacific-bromine-6741503144.html , ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... (PRWEB) October 19, 2014 The Asia-Pacific ... Analytics market in Asia-Pacific with analysis and forecast of ... million in 2014 to $208 million by 2019, at ... 2014 to 2019. , Browse through the TOC of ... idea of the in-depth analysis provided. It also provides ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... The Asian Orthopedic braces and support systems ... analysis and forecast of revenue. The Orthopedic braces and support ... $416.5 million by 2018, at a developing CAGR of 4.4% ... the Asian Orthopedic braces and support systems market, to get ... a glimpse of the segmentation of orthopedic braces and support ...
Breaking Biology Technology:The Asia-Pacific Bromine Market is estimated to grow to $4,080.1 million by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2The Asia-Pacific Bromine Market is estimated to grow to $4,080.1 million by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3The Asia-Pacific Speech Analytics market is estimated to reach $208 million by 2019 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2The Asia-Pacific Speech Analytics market is estimated to reach $208 million by 2019 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3The Asia-Pacific Speech Analytics market is estimated to reach $208 million by 2019 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 4The Asian Orthopedic braces and support systems market is estimated to grow to around $416.5 million by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2The Asian Orthopedic braces and support systems market is estimated to grow to around $416.5 million by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3The Asian Orthopedic braces and support systems market is estimated to grow to around $416.5 million by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 4
... is smaller in diameter than a pencil. The DISMISS® instrument ... Invasive Spine Stabilization System and will be unveiled at the Congress ... 2009. , ... Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) March 3, 2009 ...
... March 3 Bio-Matrix Scientific Group, Inc. (OTC ... research and development biotechnology company focused on the ... commercial cryogenic stem cell bank and processing facility ... about trends in adult stem cells published this ...
... Infectious Diseases Company Featured on March 9th ... France , and March ... ROCKVILLE, Md., March 3 Sequella, ... diseases of epidemic potential has announced that Alan Klein, Sequella Executive ...
Cached Biology Technology:VGI Announces the Launch of DISMISS Instruments for the VerteLoc&#8482; Minimally Invasive Spine Stabilization System 2Bio-Matrix Scientific Group, Inc. Highlighted in LifeSciencesWorld.com Special Report; Stem Cell Market Projected to Exceed $8 Billion Worldwide by 2016 2Infectious Diseases Company, Sequella, to Present at Upcoming European Conferences 2
(Date:10/22/2014)... Oct. 20, 2014 The Nano-Bio Manufacturing Consortium ... Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), has chosen a project proposed ... the University of Arizona College of Medicine – ... AzCIM project,s goal is to assess different sweat collection ... volumes of sweat under a variety of human-body conditions, ...
(Date:10/18/2014)... 19th October 2014 Psychological stress and stress-related psychiatric ... aging-related diseases, but the molecular mechanisms underlying ... may contribute to the development of targeted ... for these devastating diseases. This work is ... congress in Berlin., Now an international group ...
(Date:10/17/2014)... German . Why ... order to reproduce? And why are there two sexes anyway? ... issue of the research journal Molecular Human Reproduction ... from Bielefeld University Bielefeld has compiled this special issue on ... female to copulate with several males in quick succession – ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Nano-Bio Manufacturing Consortium Selects Project Proposed by Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine to Optimize Human Performance Monitoring Techniques 2Nano-Bio Manufacturing Consortium Selects Project Proposed by Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine to Optimize Human Performance Monitoring Techniques 3Researchers find why depression and aging linked to increased disease risk 2Sperm wars 2
... free of charge for all holders of a valid ... access to the onsite press facilities, including a working ... will also be able to assist you in organising ... can register for free online at: http://www.eular.org/congress_press_registration.cfm ...
... researchers at North Carolina State University have found that ... intestinal birth defects may also inhibit the growth and ... chemical compounds created by NC State chemist Dr. Alex ... particular interest to her research: a compound that induced ...
... Indonesia has promised to become a world leader ... committed to a 26% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions ... 14% would have to come from reducing emissions from ... and other bodies are expected to raise total emission ...
Cached Biology News:Compound useful for studying birth defects may also have anti-tumor properties 2Hotspots of carbon confusion in Indonesia threaten to warm the world more quickly 2Hotspots of carbon confusion in Indonesia threaten to warm the world more quickly 3Hotspots of carbon confusion in Indonesia threaten to warm the world more quickly 4Hotspots of carbon confusion in Indonesia threaten to warm the world more quickly 5
... is an evolutionarily conserved form of cell ... The central component of this process ... caspases. These enzymes participate in a ... response to pro-apoptotic signals and result in ...
... is manufactured for DNA purification from agarose ... UV light. The Purification of DNA from ... DNA-cloning work. The conventional method of visualizing ... UV light damages DNA and significantly decreases ...
...
CleanBox DNA workstation with two 254nm UV lambs & 12-hr timer, 90cm (36-inch)width, single door, 115V (w/crating)...
Biology Products: