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Date: 01/13/12 05:33 AM

22 Responses to New Pill That Helps You Stay Fit? Yep

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    midnightblis Female 18-29
    48 posts
    January 12, 2012 at 1:54 pm
    Link: New Pill That Helps You Stay Fit? Yep - A new drug that could provide new treatment for a range of obesity related disorders without a need to hit the gym.
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    ForSquirel Male 30-39
    1981 posts
    January 13, 2012 at 5:47 am
    I thought we already had a few of these readily available. Crack, Meth, Oxy to name a few.
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    Devok07 Male 18-29
    95 posts
    January 13, 2012 at 6:10 am
    @Squirel I guess you didn`t read the article and just decided to get right to trolling
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    bobdavenport Male 18-29
    42 posts
    January 13, 2012 at 6:26 am
    This is a shame really, because it has the potential to help people, but most of the people that will end up using it will go on stuffing their faces and refusing to exercise. They will then complain that it`s not doing what it was meant to do. Thus giving them another excuse as to why they `have trouble` with their weight. Instead of popping pills, put down the chips, eat a balanced diet and get up off the sofa and do something outside.
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    bataleon27 Male 18-29
    1178 posts
    January 13, 2012 at 7:29 am
    So how is the energy transferred? Do you just get ridiculously hot or something?
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    bacon_pie Male 30-39
    3062 posts
    January 13, 2012 at 7:33 am
    Sounds too good to be true. Just like Fen-phen.
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    ForSquirel Male 30-39
    1981 posts
    January 13, 2012 at 7:36 am
    @Devok - nope, I read it. wasn`t impressed. Drug or not, people will still be lazy as hell. I don`t see this is a cure but more as a crutch. If people want to lose weight they can. They don`t always need a drug to do it. I don`t understand what the hard part is. Exercise, eat right(or better) and you can lose weight, yet people will just use this to eat what they want without dealing with the consequences. If you`ve tried to exercise and eat right(or better) and it doesn`t work, then look at chemistry. I`m all for better living through chemistry but I just don`t see this as being a useful treatment for the masses(no pun intended).
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    avnerd Male 30-39
    6 posts
    January 13, 2012 at 8:03 am
    This is just so wrong on so many levels.
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    DuckBoy87 Male 18-29
    3075 posts
    January 13, 2012 at 8:13 am
    What if professional eaters got ahold of this?

    Pop a few pill before a competition and they`ll be burning off energy, making them hungrier. They`d never lose!
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    marcus2 Male 13-17
    677 posts
    January 13, 2012 at 8:21 am
    This is stupid. Now people will just get fat because they know there`s an easy way out.
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    Draculya Male 40-49
    14449 posts
    January 13, 2012 at 9:28 am
    America discovers the antidote to pizza. We are saved.
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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25348 posts
    January 13, 2012 at 10:14 am
    Sweet... She has been on these for years. cant you see the results.
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    jacos27 Male 18-29
    246 posts
    January 13, 2012 at 11:28 am
    NOT A CREDIBLE NEWS SOURCE! Just look around the website. Not a single mention of any presidential candidate, no news on the speech Obama made this morning. Come on IABers...I thought you were smarter than this.
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    Lardcarcass Male 40-49
    254 posts
    January 13, 2012 at 1:07 pm
    I feel like I should weigh in on this one.
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    honkeylips Male 30-39
    1586 posts
    January 13, 2012 at 1:16 pm
    @jacos27 You do realize the telegraph is from the UK right? I`m pretty sure they couldn`t care less about our presidential candidates or any speeches Obama was giving.
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    jinxiejae Female 30-39
    2928 posts
    January 13, 2012 at 1:42 pm
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    syke22 Male 18-29
    1136 posts
    January 13, 2012 at 2:36 pm
    Used to fight obesity? drat that, sell that poo to lazy people like me
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    OldOllie Male 60-69
    15845 posts
    January 13, 2012 at 11:01 pm
    The FDA will make sure this doesn`t hit the market till long after I`m dead.
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    Vimto Male 40-49
    2849 posts
    January 14, 2012 at 3:08 am
    Two Words. Muscle Wastage.
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    EgalM Male 30-39
    1707 posts
    January 14, 2012 at 6:55 am
    "But doctors warned that the pill should not be used to replace exercising."

    Place your bets that`s the platform it gets marketed on, the opposite of the quote I mean.
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    HiEv Male 40-49
    621 posts
    January 14, 2012 at 1:25 pm
    So very limited dosages over very brief periods to small sample sizes, of mice no-less, and they didn`t see side effects. How about you scale that up a bit and THEN you can start talking about how safe it is?
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    jyuro Female 18-29
    1 post
    January 18, 2012 at 10:00 am

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