Drinking artificially sweetened beverages during pregnancy linked to infant obesity – study

May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on Drinking artificially sweetened beverages during pregnancy linked to infant obesity – study 

WASHINGTON, May 10 — Women who drink artificially sweetened beverages during pregnancy are more likely to have overweight infants, a study said Monday.

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BEST launched in Bataan

March 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on BEST launched in Bataan 

BALANGA CITY, Bataan, March 16 –The Provincial Health Office (PHO) on Monday launched Be fit, Eat balanced diet, Stop smoking, and Tame alcohol (BEST) in Bataan — the 100 days weight loss challenge.

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U.S. regulator approves first-of-kind device to treat obesity

January 15, 2015 by · Comments Off on U.S. regulator approves first-of-kind device to treat obesity 

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday it had approved the first device to treat obesity by targeting nerves between the brain and the stomach.

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