FDA Panel Backs Appetite-Curbing Implant for Severely Obese

Theramatch.com - Despite this, 'we have very few tools at our disposal compared with other chronic diseases,' said Martin Binks, an associate professor of nutritional sciences at Texas Tech University who was scheduled to testify before the FDA panel on behalf of the Obesity Society.

TUESDAY, June 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new implant designed to curb the appetite by electrically stimulating stomach nerves may have moved closer to U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval on Tuesday.

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Despite this, "we have very few tools at our disposal compared with other chronic diseases," said Martin Binks, an associate professor of nutritional sciences at Texas Tech University who was scheduled to testify before the FDA panel on behalf of the Obesity Society.

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