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2014-07-01 10:12:35

The lifestyle altering effects of westernization could be responsible for the high prevalence of obesity, and associated health risks in sub-Saharan Africa.

2014-07-01 08:31:06

ReShape(TM) Integrated Dual Balloon System to Fill Significant Gap in Obesity Treatment Spectrum SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReShape Medical® today announced

brand recognition and childhood obesity
2014-06-28 05:28:44

New research has found that the more familiar a child was with logos and other images associated with fast food restaurants, sodas and other unhealthy snack option brands, the more likely the child was to be overweight or obese.

2014-06-27 23:06:43

TrekDesk continues its campaign to change the sedentary lifestyle progression in America.

2014-06-27 08:24:40

CARLSBAD, Calif., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Essentialis announced today the dosing of the first patient in clinical study PC025, which is designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of

2014-06-24 23:11:00

There were 2.1 billion people obese or overweight in 2013, accounting for one-third of the entire world’s population, according to The Lancet’s ‘Global, regional, and national prevalence

2014-06-24 08:32:31

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Obesity expert William H.

2014-06-23 23:09:17

According to the Director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington in Seattle, 3.4 million deaths in 2013 were caused as a direct result of people being

2014-06-23 08:28:08

BOSTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rhythm announced today the presentation of results from a clinical trial that evaluated the effect of RM-493, the company's novel melanocortin 4 receptor

2014-06-23 08:27:43

Gelesis100 2.25 g demonstrated significant weight loss in a double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group 12-week study of overweight and obese subjects, including prediabetics BOSTON,


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).