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Zafgen (ZFGN) Pinks Slips 34% of Workforce, Scraps Lead Obesity Drug After Deaths     7/21/2016
Citius Pharma Discontinues Development of Weight Loss Drug Suprenza     7/5/2016
Takeda (TKPYY) Sells U.S. Rights to Contrave Back to Orexigen (OREX), Establishes New Business Units     3/15/2016
Zafgen (ZFGN) Surges as Obesity Drug Succeeds in Phase IIb Trial     2/18/2016
Zafgen (ZFGN) Falls as Hedge Fund Shorts Stock, Claims Obesity Drug Will Not Gain FDA Approval     1/25/2016
Rhythm Wins FDA Breakthrough Tag for Setmelanotide for the Treatment Of POMC Deficiency Obesity     1/7/2016
Zafgen (ZFGN) Plunges Some More After FDA Orders Full Clinical Hold on Beloranib     12/3/2015
Zafgen (ZFGN) Plagued By More Bad News as Second Patient Dies in Obesity Drug Trial     12/2/2015
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Unit, Hanmi Pharma Ink Diabetes and Obesity Pact Worth $915 Million     11/9/2015
Embattled Zafgen (ZFGN) Continues Obesity Clinical Trials Despite Patient Death and Pending Class Action Lawsuit     10/22/2015
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Researchers Will Work Together on New Collaborative R&D Model     10/20/2015
After Patient Death in Zafgen (ZFGN)'s Phase III Obesity Study, FDA Places Partial Hold on Trial     10/16/2015
Emisphere (EMIS), Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO) Ink $221 Million+ Deal Develop Oral Formulations of Four Molecules Targeting Metabolic Indications     10/15/2015
Symmetry Medical (SMA) Scores $30K Crowdfunding Goal to Support Anti-Obesity Compound     10/14/2015
Ember Therapeutics and Third Rock Ventures — A Case Study in the Risks of Biotech Investments     9/11/2015

News from Around the Web
Stephen Hawking Is Right But Also Wrong About Obesity     12/5/2016
Soda Taxes Are On Four City Ballots — Will They Make A Dent In Obesity?     11/8/2016
King's College London Scientists Find New Fat Clues In Feces     9/27/2016
Can Marijuana Really Reduce Pot Bellies And Obesity? Yale Study     9/20/2016
An Animal Biologist Has A Special Diet Plan For Mice     9/19/2016
Do You Overeat? Blame Childhood Stress, Texas Christian University Study     9/2/2016
Excess Weight Linked To 8 More Cancers, Washington University School of Medicine Reveals     8/31/2016
Researchers Target Gut Bacteria To Reduce Weight Gain, Vanderbilt University Study     8/29/2016
How Fish Oil Pills Can Reverse The Effects Of A Fatty Diet, University of Sao Paulo Study     8/25/2016
How Much A Decade Of Obesity Raises Your Cancer Risk, WHO Reveals     8/17/2016
Half Of Women Overweight Before Getting Pregnant, CDC Study     8/9/2016
Your Weight Could Make The Flu Shot Less Effective, WHO Reveals     8/8/2016
Is Prediabetes An Epidemic Or A Creation Of Drug Companies?     8/4/2016
Brains Of Overweight People "Ten Years Older" Than Lean Counterparts At Middle-Age, University of Cambridge Study     8/4/2016
Myth Busted: Higher BMI Not Linked To Increased Heart Attack Or Death Risk, Umea University Study     8/2/2016

Press Releases
Repros Therapeutics (RPRX) Release: FDA Advisory Committee Discusses Clinical Trial Designs for Obesity-Related Hypogonadism     12/7/2016
Kaiser Permanente To Examine Role Of Environmental Factors In Childhood Obesity And Developmental Disorders     11/15/2016
GI Dynamics (GID.AX) Release: German Registry Releases Positive EndoBarrier Data At EASD     11/9/2016
Rhythm Presents Positive Initial Data For Setmelanotide In LepR Deficiency Obesity     11/4/2016
Gelesis Release: Administration Of Gelesis200 Increases Fullness And Satiety In People Who Are Overweight Or Have Obesity     11/4/2016
Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO) Release: New Study Showed That Only 55% Of People With Obesity Have Received A Formal Obesity Diagnosis     11/3/2016
Apollo Endosurgery Announces Successful Completion of LAP-BAND FDA Post-Approval Study     11/2/2016
Kaiser Permanente Release: Infections During Infancy, Not Antibiotic Use, Are More Closely Associated With Childhood Obesity Risk     11/2/2016
EnteroMedics (ETRM) Announces Partner's National VA Contract Includes vBloc Therapy For The Treatment Of Obesity     10/5/2016
Zafgen (ZFGN) Initiates Multiple Ascending Dose Cohorts In Phase I Clinical Trial Of ZGN-1061     9/20/2016
Obalon Wins FDA Approval of Obalon Balloon System     9/12/2016
Doctors Prescribe Diabetes Treatment Medications 15 Times More Than Obesity Drugs, The Obesity Society Study Finds     8/29/2016
Oregon State University Release: Walnuts A Key Food To Improve Metabolism In Obese Mice     8/9/2016
Rhythm Announces "The Genetic Obesity Project" To Expand Understanding Of Rare Genetic Disorders Of Obesity     7/27/2016
Syneron Candela Nabs FDA Clearance of High Energy UltraShape Power for Fat Destruction     7/18/2016

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