The Obesity Society Company Profile

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The Obesity Society ( is the leading scientific organization in North America dedicated to the study of obesity. The Obesity Society is committed to encouraging research on the causes and treatment of obesity and keeping the medical community and public informed of new advances. The Obesity Society's vision is to be the leader in understanding, preventing and treating obesity and in improving the lives of those affected. The Obesity Society's membership comprises approximately 2500 basic and clinical researchers, who have published extensively, and care providers in obesity treatment and prevention.

News Articles [1557 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Endocrine Society statement addresses obesity mechanisms

The Endocrine Society is calling on researchers to address the underlying mechanisms that make it difficult to maintain long-term weight loss in obesity, according to a scientific statement published ...

The effects of obesity on cognitive decline in middle-aged and older African Americans

(American Geriatrics Society) Despite the fact that more African Americans are affected by obesity and dementia than other individuals, few studies have examined the link between obesity and dementia...

Complex Obesity Causes Require New Approach to Research

(MedPage Today) -- Endocrine Society outlines mechanisms underlying obesity epidemic

Association between Exposure to p,p′-DDT and Its Metabolite p,p′-DDE with Obesity: Integrated Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Introduction The Obesity Society defines obesity as a disease characterized by an excess of body fat, either total body fat or a particular depot of body fat, which increases the likelihood of comorbi...

Obesity Care Continuum (OCC) Commends Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for their Continued Proactive Support and Approval of New Obesity Treatments

WASHINGTON, July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, members of the Obesity Care Continuum (OCC) commended the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for their continued proactive approach to ...

Endocrine Society issues Scientific Statement on obesity's causes

(The Endocrine Society) A new Scientific Statement issued by the Endocrine Society calls for more research aimed specifically at understanding the underlying mechanisms that make it difficult to maint...

New study offers insights on mechanisms behind development of kidney damage due to obesity

A new study provides insights on the mechanisms behind the development of kidney damage due to obesity. The findings, which appear in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephro...

Diagnosing obesity by mathematically estimating abdominal fat

(Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) Abdominal obesity, or fat that accumulates around one's stomach and abdomen, has long been considered to pose a high health risk in individuals. Hence,...

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Perceived Health Status: Is Obesity Perceived as a Risk Factor and Disease.

One might expect that a perception of obesity being a risk factor and disease, contributes to effective obesity prevention and management strategies. However, obesity rates continue to increase worldw...

Gastrointestinal surgery for obesity and cancer: 2 sides of the same coin.

Comment: obesity as a disease - some implications for the World Obesity Federation's advocacy and public health activities.

Pediatric Obesity-Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline.

The European Society of Endocrinology and the Pediatric Endocrine Society. This guideline was funded by the Endocrine Society.

Obesity and Cardiometabolic Defects in Heart Failure Pathology.

Obesity is a major global epidemic that sets the stage for diverse multiple pathologies, including cardiovascular disease. The obesity-related low-grade chronic inflamed milieu is more pronounced in a...

Clinical Trials [2378 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Brain-to-Society Diagnostic for Prevention of Childhood Obesity and Chronic Disease

This multi-national program applies a breakthrough approach to childhood obesity called, Brain-to-Society (BtS) Diagnostic Approach. In Montreal, Canada and Palwal, India, the investigator...

The Impact of Obesity on Maternal and Perinatal Outcomes

Body Mass Index is an index that is commonly used to classify underweight, overweight and obesity in adults. It is defined as the weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in...

Study on Dietary Nutrition Intervention Techniques for Children Obesity

With the rapid development of society and economy, children's simple obesity is the rising in the world and has become a chronic disease which is one of the biggest public health challenge...

Optimal Dietary Treatment of Obese Adults

Recent decades have shown an alarming increase in obesity. Obesity is associated with high costs for both the individual and for society. It is therefore important to prevent and treat obe...

Re-Energize With Nutrition, Exercise and Weight Loss

The purpose of this project is to establish a Center of Excellence in Research on Obesity that will focus on severe obesity. The prevalence of severe obesity (i.e., Class 2 and 3 obesity;...

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The Obesity Society

The Obesity Society ( is the leading scientific organization in North America dedicated to the study of obesity. The Obesity Society is committed to encouraging research on the causes ...

Those Picked Last

Those Picked Last Foundation was created to educate and bring together parents, children, clinicians (psychologists, nutritionists, nurses), educators, politicians, and businesses in open forums to di...


About my book:"Fat is not the Enemy" The word fat is used to describe both a food component and excess weight in our bodies. Given the negative feelings in our society toward body fat, it is not ...

Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance

The Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance is a collaboration of consumer, provider, government, labor, business, health insurers and quality-of-care organizations united to drive ...

Red Hat Society

Red Hat Society offers a vital community for gathering and connecting like-minded women, as well as relevant services and social events to instill a renewed sense of pride, confid...

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