The Coronavirus Shows Why We Have to Tackle the Obesity Crisis

Every vital care expert participating in COVID-19 clients in the extensive care system where I have actually been completing as an extensive care doctor for the previous 2 weeks makes the very same observation: Our clients appear practically widely overweight, while a lot of ill however steady clients in other places in the health center […]

Using AI, Yes Health cuts costs, improves adherence for weight loss and diabetes treatment

Using a mix of artificial intelligence and computer system vision, Yes Health declares it can enhance and cut expenses adherence for behavioral-based treatments targeting diabetes, weight problems and other persistent conditions. Those claims, and the business’s technology-based method, has actually netted the business a brand-new $6 million in financing led by Khosla Ventures . The […]

Noom competitor OurPath rebrands as Second Nature, raises $10M Series A

Back in 2018 , OurPath became a start-up in the U.K. taking on the issue of diabetes. The business assisted consumers battle the illness, and raised a $3 million round of financing by integrating suggestions from health professionals with tracking innovation through a mobile phone app to assist individuals lose and develop healthy practices weight. […]

Weight-loss pill hailed as ‘holy grail’ in fight against obesity

United States research study of 12,000 individuals reveals drug lorcaserin does not increase danger of major heart issues A weight-loss tablet has actually been hailed as a prospective “holy grail” in the battle versus weight problems after a significant research study revealed it did not increase the danger of severe heart issues. Researchers state lorcaserin […]

Biggest loser? Tongan PM challenges Pacific leaders to weight-loss battle

Unusual effort intends to galvanise people of Pacific countries, which have greatest weight problems rates on the planet The prime minister of Tonga has actually prompted fellow leaders of Pacific countries to sign up with the battle versus weight problems, proposing they all take part in a year-long weight reduction obstacle. When the leaders fulfill […]

Weight Watchers adds 1m subscribers in a year

Membership boosts by 27% however share rate dips as earnings development disappoints projection Weight Watchers International continued its excellent customer development through the 2nd quarter, growing 27.6%, or 1 million, to 4.5 million over the previous year, however profits were less outstanding, climbing up simply 17.6%, to $409.7 m, over a year previously. “We have […]

Canadian woman uses own obituary to rail against fat-shaming

Ellen Maud Bennett called out the medical occupation for just using weight reduction assistance after being detected with cancer A Canadian female has actually utilized her obituary to call out the medical occupation for exactly what she referred to as “fat-shaming”, in a message prompting society to much better address the health issues of obese […]

The Collapse of a $40 Million Nutrition Science Crusade

On Monday night Gary Taubes will board his 2nd transatlantic flight in a week– from Zurich to Aspen– then ultimately back to Oakland, where he calls house. The crusading science reporter best understood for his beef with Big Sugar is beat after 4 days of nutrition conference glad-handing. There’ s no rest for the down […]