Latest obesity drug not cost-effective for adolescents

Among today's obesity drugs, Wegovy (semaglutide) produces the greatest weight loss in teenagers, but a study by Columbia researchers has found that the trendy obesity drug is not cost-effective at its current price.

Overweight & Obesity

The malnutrition paradox: Adolescent obesity in Zimbabwe

In some African countries that have traditionally faced issues such as undernourishment and hunger, being overweight is perceived as a good sign of health and prosperity. However, in most of these countries, a malnutrition ...

Overweight & Obesity

Does weight loss surgery harm adolescents' bones?

Sleeve gastrectomy (SG), where about 80% of the stomach is removed, is effective for treating obesity and its complications, but it has been associated with bone loss in adolescents. In a prospective study published in the ...

page 2 from 15