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Three in Four Patients Are Not Covered for Obesity Treatments
November 04, 2015 10:42 ET | The Obesity Society
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In one of the largest studies ever conducted to better understand insurance coverage of obesity treatments, researchers found that three out of four...
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Do Certain Words Entice Us to Eat High-Calorie Foods?
November 03, 2015 12:58 ET | The Obesity Society
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 3, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- New research shows that brain responses to written food words differ between lean individuals and those with obesity, and suggests that both stress and...
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The Obesity Society Introduces Eight New Award and Grant Opportunities, Encourages Obesity Research
November 02, 2015 14:57 ET | The Obesity Society
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Each year, The Obesity Society (TOS) promotes, rewards and encourages research in the field of obesity through its annual awards and grants program. This...
Breaking Obesity, Weight-Loss Research to be Unveiled at Largest, International Conference on Obesity
October 29, 2015 13:43 ET | The Obesity Society
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nearly 1,000 research abstracts will be presented on new and emerging obesity treatments, the science of weight loss, new prevention strategies,...
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Americans Deserve Better: Leading Obesity Groups Call for FDA Regulation of Dietary Supplements Sold as Medicinal or Curative
October 19, 2015 14:16 ET | The Obesity Society
SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 19, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On the heels of a new study tying dietary supplements to more than 23,000 emergency room visits each year, four leading obesity research,...
Top Researchers, Policymakers, Practitioners to Gather in Los Angeles for Largest International Scientific Conference on Obesity, Weight Loss
August 10, 2015 11:28 ET | The Obesity Society
SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 10, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- More than 1,500 research abstracts will be presented on new and emerging obesity treatments, the science of weight loss, new prevention...
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Alcohol Sensitizes Brain Response to Food Aromas and Increases Food Intake in Women, Research Shows
June 30, 2015 11:05 ET | The Obesity Society
SILVER SPRING, Md., June 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The first study of its kind measuring the brain's role in mediating caloric intake following alcohol consumption among women shows that alcohol...
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Healthy Children's Menu Items Tied to Healthier Ordering Patterns and Sustained Restaurant Revenue
April 28, 2015 12:13 ET | The Obesity Society
SILVER SPRING, Md., April 28, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The first study of its kind evaluating ordering patterns of children's meals when provided with healthier menu items and changes in restaurant...