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Categories: Weight loss

1/18/2018

Recap of study on weight-loss surgery strengthened by transparency on limitations

10/10/2017

‘In mice’ missing from headline touting black tea weight loss benefits

9/22/2016

Even when a release is touting a new dosing formula of an old drug, readers still need evidence

7/8/2016

Key ingredients missing in release on a dietary supplement that curbs cravings

5/2/2016

Best antidepressant for overweight people? Release makes partial case

2 3/25/2016

Exaggeration found in PR release claim that anyone can “reverse” their Type 2 diabetes

1 12/17/2015

Edelman release goes pear-shaped on fiber and weight loss study

11/16/2015

Society news release touts benefits of gastric balloon in a pill — but downplays harms and limited evidence

11/11/2015

Bariatric surgery may ease psoriasis symptoms, or it may not

11/6/2015

NIH release on brain stimulation for obesity: Too brief, too little impact, too early