Electrical stimulation in the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis alleviates ...
Four patients experienced other serious physical events: deterioration of obesity to morbid obesity, pyelonephritis, transient ischemic attack and early prostate carcinoma. For an overview of all device-related and other adverse events (Supplementary ...
Nature.com - Tue, 25 Aug 2015 02:33

Rhythm Metabolic draws $40M series A for RM-493 to treat rare obesity disorders
The condition requires PWS patients to undergo constant supervision or face premature death from choking, stomach rupture or complications from morbid obesity. No treatments are approved for PWS-related obesity and hyperphagia. Similarly, the obesity ...
BioWorld Online - Thu, 13 Aug 2015 16:37

City of Missoula adds morbid obesity benefit to health plan; mayor declines to ...
This week, the Missoula City Council approved a lifetime benefit of up to $40,000 for morbid obesity surgeries – an addition to the city's employee health plan. Members of the public soon speculated, and complained, on social media sites that the ...
The Missoulian - Thu, 15 Jan 2015 17:18



From Morbid Obesity To A Bearded Lady: The Weird World Of TLC
Various channels in the Discovery Networks stable have long trafficked in the travails of the morbidly obese, but this “niche” community has been getting even more exposure lately, now that the recurring series called “My 600-lb Life” has settled into ...
MediaPost Communications - Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:29



Project Harpoon Edits Images of Plus-Size People to Promote Thin Body Types
There is usually some condescending and shameful comment attached to each post in an effort to drive home the point that obesity is not attractive. On a personal note, we .... So yeah, morbid obese people are not example for anyone. There are models ...
Fstoppers - Thu, 20 Aug 2015 13:17

Kentucky Supreme Court rules in lawsuit filed by morbidly obese employee of ...
Pennington had filed the lawsuit back in 2007, alleging that her employer, Wagner's Pharmacy, discriminated against her by terminating her employment due to her morbid obesity. At the time of filing the lawsuit, Pennington weighed 425 pounds. She is ...
Lexology (registration) - Fri, 29 May 2015 04:07

Weight-loss program expands at Victoria's Royal Jubilee Hospital
The chairs are larger than usual and so are the blood-pressure cuffs and even the weigh scales. That's because the Royal Jubilee Hospital's weight-loss surgery clinic is designed for patients struggling with morbid obesity and the health risks that ...
Times Colonist - Tue, 25 Aug 2015 04:49



Ireland's expanding health crisis: Numbers having surgery for morbid obesity ...
The number of people having surgery for morbid obesity has almost doubled in the past two years, irishmirror.ie can reveal. Between 2009 and 2013, 375 people underwent bariatric surgery – which covers a range of fat-busting procedures from liposuction ...
Irish Mirror - Sat, 18 Apr 2015 22:02


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