J Ethnopharmacol. 2015 Feb 23;161:233-7.
Traditional local medicines in the republic of Palau and non-communicable diseases (NCD), signs of effectiveness.
Graz B, Kitalong C, Yano V.

In a retrospective treatment-outcome study involving about 15,000 individuals in the Republic of Palau, noni was associated with a more effective outcome for excess body weight than other traditional plant-based medicines. (original abstract available online at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25529617).