Japan Today  May 4  Comment 
American fast food icon McDonald's, seeking to return the shine to its golden arches, unveiled a turnaround plan Monday to combat sagging sales and shifting consumer tastes. The global giant, which has languished amid rising concerns about...
MedPage Today  May 4  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- Perry Wilson looks at the latest study of this baffling phenomenon.  May 3  Comment 
Coalition’s closeness to food and drinks industry prevents it from tackling obesity and alcohol misuse, while welfare changes have increased suicide rate, letter says Austerity policies and the coalition’s failure to tackle obesity and...
NPR  May 1  Comment 
There are clues about your activity level and metabolism in urine. Researchers hope to one day predict obesity risk by tracking the different levels and ratios of certain molecules in pee.
Benzinga  Apr 30  Comment 
Novo Nordisk A/S (ADR) (NYSE: NVO) came out with better-than-expected quarterly results earlier on Thursday. Revenue for the company was up by 24 percent year-over-year to DKK 25.2 billion kroner, while net profit increased from DKK 6.46 billion...
Wall Street Journal  Apr 29  Comment 
Jean Nidetch, a New York homemaker who tackled her own obesity and then shared her guiding principles in meetings known as Weight Watchers, died Wednesday.  Apr 27  Comment 
WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - Kindergarten children who spent over an hour daily before the television were 52 percent more likely to be overweight than their schoolmates who watched less TV, a study run by the U.S. Department of Education showed. These...
Motley Fool  Apr 24  Comment 
Building a better mousetrap.
MedPage Today  Apr 23  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- Obesity epidemic can't be stemmed by exercise alone, say experts.

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