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Magnetic weight loss device that locks jaw almost shut created to ‘fight global obesity epidemic’

Sky News

June 28, 202

A weight loss device which uses magnets to stop a person’s jaw from opening wide enough to eat solids has been developed by scientists in New Zealand and the UK.

The team, which involved medical professionals from the University of Otago and Dr Jonathan Bodansky and Dr Richard Hall from Leeds in England, say they created the device to help fight the global obesity epidemic.

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