Overweight & Obesity

Weight loss greater with commercial weight management program

Participation in a commercial weight management program is associated with greater weight loss at three and 12 months than a do-it-yourself (DIY) approach, according to a study published online Aug. 16 in JAMA Network Open.

Overweight & Obesity

Mobile app provides effective support for children with obesity

A mobile app that shows a child's weight development in real-time for children with obesity provides greater weight loss compared to conventional care. The fact that both families and healthcare professionals can follow the ...

Medications

Semaglutide superior to liraglutide for weight loss

(HealthDay)—Among adults with overweight or obesity, once-weekly subcutaneous semaglutide plus counseling for diet and physical activity results in significantly greater weight loss at 68 weeks than once-daily subcutaneous ...

Medications

Weekly semaglutide bests placebo for greater weight loss

(HealthDay)—Once-weekly subcutaneous semaglutide results in significantly greater weight loss than placebo when used as adjunctive therapy over 68 weeks in adults with overweight or obesity, according to a study published ...

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