No one can deny that obesity is a growing challenge that is threatening the health of many people and it seems that one inventor has come up with a new device to help those that have that challenge. While the device seems to “cure” obesity by reducing the amount of food that one digests, it does seem to have ruffled a few feathers.
Many experts in the field of health and wellness may not argue that the device is effective in reducing the amount f food that will be digested but there are those who are concerned that it is a “band-aid solution” because it does not address the issue of why people are overeating.
A new weight loss invention will let dieters eat anything they want – by sucking food and drink straight out of their stomachs.
The rather gruesome-sounding system stops the body from digesting a third of each meal by pumping it out of the stomach via a tube inserted in the abdomen.
So far it has been trialled on 24 obese patients and now the company Aspire Bariatrics has applied for a patent on the unusual device in partnership with inventor Dean Kamen.
Mr Kamen is best known for inventing the Segway, the two-wheeled self-balancing personal transport.
However, critics have been horrified by the system, which they say doesn’t tackle the causes of obesity.
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