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USDA  Mar 26  Comment 
WASHINGTON - March 26, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the USDA awarded $9 million in grants to develop childhood obesity intervention programs through colleges and universities in 12 states and Puerto Rico. The grants...
Benzinga  Mar 25  Comment 
In a new report, analysts at Citigroup noted how the worldwide obesity epidemic could affect companies that run related businesses. According to the report, as obesity continues to negatively impact health, productivity and broad global...
guardian.co.uk  Mar 25  Comment 
Committee says NHS should lead by example in tackling obesity and should invest more money in weight-management schemes The NHS needs to play its part in the fight against obesity by banning fast-food outlets such as McDonald’s and Burger King...
MedPage Today  Mar 23  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- A 2008 policy had symbolic value only, researchers say.
NPR  Mar 20  Comment 
A new study finds that restrictions on fast-food restaurants in South Los Angeles didn't reduce obesity as intended. That's partly because the ban didn't cover the most common types of food stores.
MedPage Today  Mar 19  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- Males may be especially affected, new study reports.
MedPage Today  Mar 19  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- The Slow Medicine approach to bariatric surgery.
GenEng News  Mar 12  Comment 
Ember Therapeutics and Mariel Therapeutics entered into an agreement to merge the two companies into a combined entity to be named Ember Therapeutics. The new company will lead drug discovery and development in osteoarthritis and kidney fibrosis,...
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 11  Comment 
Both obesity and malnutrition arise from poor access to nutrient-rich food as against over-processed products
FierceBiotech  Mar 10  Comment 
Zafgen's in-development obesity treatment led to significant weight loss in patients with obesity triggered by a brain injury, meeting its goals and sending the biotech's shares up nearly 8%.




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