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SoCal Biotech Arena (ARNA) Officially Bails on Weight Loss Drug to Focus on New Products     1/5/2017
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

News from Around the Web
Could A Worm Gene Be The Key To Conquering Obesity? Monash University Study     2/14/2017
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

Press Releases
ProMetic Life Sci (PFSCF.PK)'s PBI-4050 Shown To Reduce Liver Damage And Fibrosis In High-Fat Diet Induced Obesity And Metabolic Syndrome Mouse Model     4/20/2017
Saniona's Partner, Medix, Obtains Approval To Initiate Phase III Study In Obesity     4/12/2017
Neothetics (NEOT) Announces Last Subject Enrolled In Phase II Proof Of Concept Trial For LIPO-202 For The Reduction Of Submental Subcutaneous Fat     3/20/2017
GI Dynamics (GID.AX) Shows Off Prelim Endobarrier Data in Adolescent Prediabetes Treatment     2/17/2017
EnteroMedics (ETRM) Announces Publication Of Three-Year Data From vBloc Diabetic Patient Study In Journal Of Diabetes And Obesity     2/9/2017
Obesity Massachusetts Startup Allurion Banks $19 Million     2/6/2017
BAROnova Release: Company Announces Completion of ENDObesity II Pivotal Clinical Trial Enrollment     1/26/2017
Orexigen (OREX) Release: Company Announces Spanish Launch Of Mysimba (Naltrexone Hcl / Bupropion Hcl Prolonged Release) In Partnership With Laboratorios Farmace┬┤Uticos Rovi, S.A.     1/25/2017
MorphoSys AG Release: Company Partner To Start Phase 2 Trial With Bimagrumab In Obese Patients With Type 2 Diabetes     1/12/2017
Orexigen (OREX) Announces Publication Of Contrave (Naltrexone Hcl And Bupropion Hcl Extended-Release Tablets) Real-World Study Results In "Obesity"     1/6/2017
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