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MedPage Today  May 24  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- First such guidelines in 25 year history
New York Times  May 24  Comment 
Neighborhoods designed for walking may decrease the rates of overweight and diabetic people by more than 10 percent, a new study concludes.
MedPage Today  May 23  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- DAS28 scores worse at follow-up in obese versus non-obese
Financial Times  May 19  Comment 
Manufacturer confident diversity can help it weather backlash in wake of childhood obesity fears
USDA  May 19  Comment 
WASHINGTON, May 19, 2016 — Six universities have been awarded nearly $4 million in funding by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to help fight obesity and improve the health of our nation’s children, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack...
Clusterstock  May 18  Comment 
We talked to Gary Taubes, an expert on obesity and author of the book "Why We Get Fat." He already explained that exercise definitely isn't the only cure for obesity. We asked him about the main dietary ingredient that will help people avoid...
Forbes  May 18  Comment 
A growing number of obesity experts say some genes may predispose people to obesity and make it harder for them to lose weight and keep it off. But that doesn't necessarily mean everyone struggling with their weight should have their genes tested.
TechCrunch  May 17  Comment 
 Just swallow a pill and it expands into a balloon in your stomach so you don’t feel hungry. No gastric bypass, no surgery required. Sounds magical, but Boston-based Allurion has created the only non-invasive gastric balloon for obesity....
Motley Fool  May 7  Comment 
Zogenix's low-dose fenfluramine may lower the rate of seizures in Dravet syndrome patients by more than GW Pharma's Epidiolex.
Forbes  May 5  Comment 
The Labrador retriever, a popular dog breed known as a natural glutton, carries a genetic mutation that hard-wires it to overeat, according to new research. But their food obsession also makes them good assistance dogs




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