The Obesity Society Calls for More Research on Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax
July 12, 2018 09:03 ET | The Obesity Society
Silver Spring, MD, July 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Countries across the globe have generated headlines recently over their efforts to tax sugar, tobacco and alcohol...
New Education Initiative Will Promote Specialized Physician Training in Obesity Care Across the U.S.
June 28, 2018 09:03 ET | The Obesity Society
Silver Spring, MD, June 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Obesity Society and the Obesity Medicine Association announce the establishment of the Obesity Medicine Fellowship...
Weight Stigma Affects Men Too
April 24, 2018 08:07 ET | The Obesity Society
Silver Spring, Maryland, April 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- While studies of weight stigma usually include women, few studies examine weight stigma in men exclusively. “In fact, while women are...
Does Mutual Attraction Explain Assortative Mating for Obesity?
February 21, 2018 08:55 ET | The Obesity Society
Silver Spring, Maryland, Feb. 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Many studies have established that, on average, people regard leaner females and males as more attractive. Despite these overall trends,...
Weight Loss Ripple Effect in Spouses
February 01, 2018 08:57 ET | The Obesity Society
Silver Spring, Maryland, Feb. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Behavioral weight management programs have impacts not just on the person undergoing treatment but also on spouses. A new study published...
Caroline Apovian Named President of The Obesity Society
November 01, 2017 17:30 ET | The Obesity Society
National Harbor, MD, Nov. 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Caroline Apovian, MD, FACP, FACN, FTOS, Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics in the Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition at Boston...
Understanding the Link between Obesity and Cancer
November 01, 2017 14:22 ET | The Obesity Society
National Harbor, MD, Nov. 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- National Harbor, MD: In 2012, about 28,000 new cases of cancer in men (3.5%) and 72,000 in women (9.5%) were due to overweight or obesity in...
The Fight to End Childhood Obesity
October 19, 2017 16:11 ET | The Obesity Society
National Harbor, MD, Oct. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Childhood obesity has more than tripled since the early 1970s and has become one of the most pressing public health concerns of our time....
OBESITY JOURNAL SYMPOSIUM
October 16, 2017 11:02 ET | The Obesity Society
National Harbor, MD, Oct. 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Thousands of top researchers, clinicians and surgeons from around the world will gather for the fifth annual ObesityWeek conference at The...
GEORGE L. BLACKBURN, MD, PHD – NUTRITION AND METABOLISM SYMPOSIUM
October 10, 2017 09:00 ET | The Obesity Society
National Harbor, MD, Oct. 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Thousands of leading researchers and healthcare professionals from around the world will gather for the fifth annual ObesityWeek conference at...