Weight Loss

FDA Approves New Device To Aid Weight Loss Management

In a rare move, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a novel prescription device meant to help with weight loss management. The product, called Plenity and developed by Gelesis, has been cleared for overweight or obese adults with a body mass index of at least 25, even if they do not have other health… Continue reading FDA Approves New Device To Aid Weight Loss Management

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Do Household Disinfectants Cause Higher BMIs In Children?

Disinfectant use may be causing higher BMI (Body Mass Index) scores in our children. Infants in homes where disinfectants were used at least once weekly showed higher levels of certain gut bacteria. 3 years later, those same children had a higher BMI score. Gut microbiota refers to the community of bacteria that live harmoniously together… Continue reading Do Household Disinfectants Cause Higher BMIs In Children?