Insurance Journal  Jun 5  Comment 
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday notified healthcare providers that it had received reports of five more deaths in patients using liquid-filled intragastric balloon systems to treat obesity, bringing the total death toll to 12 since...
MedPage Today  Jun 5  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff  Jun 1  Comment 
WHO says it still supports tax but activists had hoped panel would give strong endorsement An independent panel advising the World Health Organization has stopped short of recommending taxing sugary drinks to reduce obesity after failing to reach...
Financial Times  Jun 1  Comment 
Obesity poised to overtake smoking as leading risk factor, warn researchers
MedPage Today  May 30  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- Nearly 40% increase in CV events, even without diabetes or biomarker risk factors
MarketWatch  May 29  Comment 
Researchers have linked screen time with higher obesity rates.
MedPage Today  May 26  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- IBD seen as outlier in meta-analysis of drug responses in inflammatory diseases  May 25  Comment 
Exclusive: Obesity experts consider lawsuits over marketing they say could be harmful to children Leading obesity experts are considering litigation against the food industry in the light of emerging research suggesting that junk food marketing...
Yahoo  May 25  Comment 
A vegetarian diet won’t just help to keep your waist slimmer — it’ll also keep your wallet fatter. Researchers from the European Association for the Study of Obesity compared a vegetarian diet with the Mediterranean diet, which is based on...

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