Gastric balloon in a pill helps patients lose weight without surgery or endoscopy A new gastric balloon that can be swallowed like a pill and then filled while in the stomach, helped patients lose more than 37 percent of their excess weight over four months.
Low energy sweeteners help reduce energy intake and body weight, Use of low energy sweeteners in place of sugar, in children and adults, leads to reduced calorie intake and body weight - and possibly also when comparing LES beverages to water .
Short bursts of high-intensity exercise does more for type 2 diabetes Short bursts of high-intensity exercise improved cholesterol, blood sugar and weight among type 2 diabetes patients more than 30 minutes of sustained, lower-intensity exercise. Burst exercise patients experienced more than a two-fold greater improvement in HbA1c levels which is a measure of blood sugar levels and greater reductions in body mass index.Scientists identify genetic factors that influence body weight and neurological disorders Genetic factors that influence motor performance and body weight in a genetically diverse group of mice have been identified in a new study. The researchers also found the genes identified in the mice overlap significantly with genes related to neurological disorders and obesity in people.