Danish drug maker Novo Nordisk has launched its own weight-loss drug, Saxenda -- and at upwards of $1,000 a month, it isn't going to be cheap. The drug -- an injectable called liraglutide previously used
Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its decisions regarding two obesity treatment medications: Contrave® and Saxenda®. Contrave was approved and it appears Saxenda will be in the near future.
“I’m addicted to watching football!” “I’m addicted to shopping!” These (and other) pleasure-inducing past-times are sometimes referred to as “addictions” in the sense that they bring joy and excitement to our life, and are things
Hunger, J. M. & Tomiyama, A. J. JAMA Pediatr, April 2014. A recent study evaluated the long-term effects on weight gain in girls who were told that they were "too fat" at age 10 by
A person's body shape index is a better predictor of mortality than the traditional body mass index test, researchers have said. According to research published in the online jounal PLoS ONE, a person's ABSI is