FDA-Approved Device Helps Curb Appetite For Obese Patients

January 15, 2015 9:09 PM

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Treating obesity and related health issues isn't always so black-and-white. Oftentimes, an approach that works for one individual might not work for the other.

Now the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an implant that can help curb appetite by electrically stimulating stomach nerves, making it the first FDA-approved obesity device since 2007. The Maestro Rechargeable System was accepted Wednesday to treat morbid obesity, according to device m...

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