The Obesity Society Updates Position on Obesity
December 20, 2018 03:00 ET | The Obesity Society
Silver Spring, MD, Dec. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Top leaders of The Obesity Society (TOS) have updated the scientific nonprofit’s 2008 position statement on obesity. The new report classifies...
The Obesity Society Elects Officers
December 03, 2018 09:00 ET | The Obesity Society
Silver Spring, MD, Dec. 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Two long-time members of The Obesity Society (TOS) have joined the organization’s Executive Committee. Catherine “Cathy” Kotz, PhD, FTOS, of...
New President Named for The Obesity Society
November 15, 2018 09:00 ET | The Obesity Society
Nashville, Tenn, Nov. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Steven B. Heymsfield, MD, FTOS, an obesity and human nutrition expert and one of the world’s highest-cited research scholars, will serve as the...
George L. Blackburn Symposium to Feature Weight Loss Studies
November 14, 2018 11:30 ET | The Obesity Society
Nashville, Tenn., Nov. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Two studies investigating the effect of macronutrient content on  metabolism but approaching the topic with different research designs will be the...
Obesity Experts Support the Call for Innovative, Evidence-Informed Strategies to Increase the Prevalence of Qualified Military Recruits
October 31, 2018 14:00 ET | The Obesity Society
Silver Spring, Md., Oct. 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Researchers and clinicians associated with The Obesity Society (TOS) say that new, evidence-informed strategies need to...
Executive Leaders from The Obesity Society Travel to Oman
October 18, 2018 09:03 ET | The Obesity Society
Silver Spring, Md., Oct. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Members of The Obesity Society’s (TOS) Executive Committee will depart for Oman to serve as presenters at an...
Obesity Journal Symposium Winners Announced
October 15, 2018 09:03 ET | The Obesity Society
Silver Spring, Md., Oct. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Five winners from across the country will present the latest science in preventing and treating obesity using innovative...
ObesityWeek Convenes in Music City USA
September 12, 2018 09:03 ET | The Obesity Society
Washington, DC, Sept. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WHO The Obesity Society (TOS), the leading organization of scientists and health professionals devoted to understanding and reversing the...
The Obesity Society Recognizes National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
August 30, 2018 09:03 ET | The Obesity Society
Silver Spring, Md., Aug. 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As children return to school this fall, one in five youth will have obesity. To help combat this disease and promote a healthier lifestyle, The...
Australian Study Explores Relative Cost Effectiveness of Different Treatment Programs: Modelling Suggests Potential Long-term Advantage of Referral to Dedicated Weight Management Program
August 27, 2018 09:03 ET | The Obesity Society
Silver Spring, MD, Aug. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- New research suggests that cost savings could be realized when patients receive a referral to a commercial weight management program instead of...