Published in Drug Week, July 22nd, 2005
In a recent study, researchers in the United States conducted a study "to estimate the effect of weight-loss interventions on health-related quality of life (HrQoL) in randomized controlled trials (RCTs); to conduct a meta-analysis of weight-loss treatment on depressive symptoms; and to examine methodological and presentation issues that compromise study validity.
"We conducted a structured review of 34 RCTs with weight-loss interventions that reported the relationship between HrQoL and treatment at two or more time points....
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