weight loss

Study: Seasons have little effect on dieting app reporting but the day of week does

If you’ve gotten three apps and a Fitbit so you can get skinnier this year, don’t worry so much about summer beach season or holiday weight gain. Instead, worry about Thursday. Researchers

Gastric bypass surgery in a pill startup Allurion gets $27 million as it pursues FDA approval

Allurion, a Boston-based startup offering a non-invasive gastric balloon by swallowing a pill, has gained $27 million in Series C funding from previous investor Romulus Capital, with new participation

Progress lets you visualize your weight loss by taking perfectly aligned daily selfies

For those who struggle with their weight, one of the more challenging things to deal with beyond, of course, the lifestyle changes that have to accompany any attempts at weight reduction, is our inabi

YC-Backed Weight-Loss Startup Weilos Moves From Fitness Coaching To Weight-Loss Selfies

Weilos, a weight-less centric fitness startup that launched out of Y Combinator's Summer 2013 class last August, today launched a new version of its service. In its first incarnation, Weilos paired it

Weilos Wants To Pair You With An Online Weight Loss Coach Who Has Shed Pounds Themselves

A new startup currently participating in the Summer 2013 cohort of Y Combinator called Weilos wants to make weight loss attempts more sticky and more accountable by pairing those with weight loss goal

The Ultimate Guide To The 50+ Hottest Health And Fitness Apps, Gadgets And Startups Of The Year

The holidays wreak havoc on our bodies, with their mandatory over-indulgence in food as well as family and reminiscences. As we reflect on the year past -- its victories and losses -- we also begin lo

Another Win For Quantified Self And Big Data Startups: Weight Loss Platform Retrofit Gains An $8M Series A Round Led By DFJ

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Noom Weight Loss Coach Gets A Revamp After Company Hit 13.5M Organic Downloads On Android

Noom Weight Loss Coach, an Android app that has seen over 5 million organic downloads, has just undergone a major redesign. The usual wheel on the homescreen has been replaced with a task list that sh

Autom The Diet Robot Now Shipping In Time For Nog Season

I've been following <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/autom/">Autom</a> for years now, first interfacing with this happy little robot in China and then watching her grow into a young, intellige

Ask Dr Fitness and the Fat Guy

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Lose weight the Hello Kitty way

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