Gelesis launches anti-obesity pill

April 22, 2010 by MassDevice staff

Boston-based Gelesis Inc. presents initial clinical data on its anti-obesity pill, which uses a super-absorbent hydrogel to induce feelings of satiety.

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Curbing obesity may be as simple as popping a pill before meals.

A new capsule called Attiva does just that — expanding in the stomach to significantly reduce hunger between meals and make people feel fuller, according to the results of a clinical trial released by Boston-based Gelesis Inc.

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