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The Hindu Business Line  Sep 18  Comment 
Scientists have found that after exposure to artificial sweeteners our gut bacteria may be triggering harmful metabolic changes that can lead to diabetes and obesity.Researchers from the...
New York Times  Sep 17  Comment 
A report from a group of retired military leaders, which has campaigned for improved childhood nutrition, shines a light on obesity in the military and its risks to readiness.
Financial Times  Sep 17  Comment 
A new study has cast doubt on the health benefits of artificial sweeteners adopted by the food and drinks industry as a substitute for sugar
FiercePharma  Sep 17  Comment 
Analysts have been waiting--and waiting--for drugmakers to realize the growth they've predicted for the obesity market. And with a couple of pharma companies preparing to pony up R&D and marketing resources for their obesity products, it could...
FierceBiotech  Sep 17  Comment 
In the midst of its first major foray into treating obesity, Novo Nordisk is liking what it sees in the space, and now the Danish giant plans to hire hundreds of researchers in a gambit to develop new treatments for the global scourge.
NPR  Sep 16  Comment 
Are you more an apple or a pear? If it's the former, you've got company. Americans' waistlines are growing, even though obesity rates have plateaued. And more belly fat increases health risks.
DailyFinance  Sep 16  Comment 
ST. PETERSBURG, FL--(Marketwired - September 16, 2014) - All Children's Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine received a $215,980 grant from Kohl's Department Stores to continue its Kohl's Cooks for Kids community-based healthy living program for the...
BusinessWeek  Sep 15  Comment 
More than a third of Americans are obese, but new pharmaceutical treatments have been slow to take off. Will Contrave figure out how to sell weight-loss drugs in the U.S.?
Financial Times  Sep 14  Comment 
Chief of Danish company sees change in attitude towards obesity drugs after its liraglutide was recommended by US health regulators




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