Obesity & Weight Management
When researchers study rare diseases, breakthroughs can be made that help patients. Revisit studies that are putting genetic puzzle pieces together to tackle these conditions.
Researchers are excited about the prospect of incorporating polygenic risk scores to predict obesity, but a new study finds genetics adds little to what’s already discovered in clinic.
A worldwide research effort is underway for finding a treatment option for hyperphagia, the most common genetic cause of life-threatening childhood obesity.
U-M expert discusses a clinical trial involving a new non-invasive, endoscopic weight-loss procedure called the EndoBarrier®.