MarketWatch  May 19  Comment 
The U.S. is the fattest nation in the world, according to a survey by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and by 2030, the obesity rate could be close to 50%.
MedPage Today  May 17  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- Increased risk for inflammatory dental and periodontal diseases
New York Times  May 16  Comment 
A mutation in some obesity-prone dog breeds might reveal new risk factors for obesity in humans — and perhaps give rise to new drugs.
MedPage Today  May 12  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the endocrinology world
GenEng News  May 11  Comment 
Rhythm, a Boston-based biopharma company focusing on rare genetic metabolic disorders, received an expanded FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation for its genetic-linked obesity therapy setmelanotide. Setmelanotide is a melanocortin-4 receptor...
Forbes  May 11  Comment 
Obesity rates in Asia have been rising, particularly among children and low income urban dwellers. Access to new markets and higher incomes are fattening consumers’ choices — and waists. But a new study might pave the way to the long-sought...
MarketWatch  May 8  Comment 
More work and less parent-child time could increase their child’s weight.

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