Source Pravda.Ru

Dieter's dream may soon come true

Respite from the diet roller coaster may come in the form of an experimental pill.

And because the pill also targets the brain's pleasure center - the first &to=http://english.pravda.ru/science/ 19/94/379/11479_cholesterol.html' target=_blank>diet pill to do so - it's showing some promise in helping smokers kick cigarettes.

The biggest test yet of the drug Acomplia found that it helped people lose pounds and keep them off for two years -- longer than any other diet drug has been able to achieve. &to=http://english.pravda.ru/fun/2002/05/28/29379.html' target=_blank>Cholesterol and other health measures improved, too. Acomplia is the brand name for the drug rimonabant, informs Detroit Free Press.