Tag: Patients


Balloon-in-a-Pill Helped Obese Patients Lose Weight

Obese patients who swallowed balloon capsules that helped them eat less lost an average of 15 pounds, roughly two times more weight than patients who just dieted and exercised, researchers report. The capsule was inflated with gas via a catheter when it reached the stomach. As many as three balloons were placed over three months, […]