​NTU Singapore and NUHS scientists develop swallowable self-inflating capsule to help tackle obesity 


Published on : 24-Apr-2019

A team from NTU and the National University Health System (NUHS) has developed a self-inflating weight management capsule that could help battle obesity. Called EndoPil, the capsule is activated by a handheld magnet, and inflates into a balloon in the stomach to induce satiety.

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The Straits Times, 25 Apr, page B5 (with blurb on Page A2, and infographics)
- Channel 5 (9pm), 24 Apr 
- CNA online, 24 Apr 
CNA (10pm), 24 Apr 
- TODAY, 24 Apr 
- Yahoo News, 24 Apr 
- Lianhe Zaobao, 25 Apr, page 4 (with blurb on page 1) 
- Shin Min Daily News, 24 Apr, page 4 
- Lianhe Wanbao, 24 Apr, page 7 
- Channel 8 (6.30pm, 10pm), 24 Apr 
- 958FM (2pm), 24 Apr 
- Vasantham Seithi online, 25 Apr
- The Star online, 24 Apr 
- China Press (Malaysia), 25 Apr 
- Connected to India, 25 Apr 
- Breitbart, 24 Apr 
- Electric Component News, 26 Apr 
- New Atlas, 23 Apr 
- Tech Site, 23 Apr 
- cnBeta (China), 25 Apr 
- Quotidiano Sanita (Italy), 25 Apr 
- Business Daily Africa, 30 Apr, page 2 
- Daily Nation (Africa), 30 Apr, page 2 
- The Citizen (Africa), 30 Apr 
- The Inquisitr, 30 Apr 
- Bariatric News, 30 Apr 
- La Hora (Ecuador), 1 May, page 10
- Le Point (France), 2 May, page 24
- La Voz, 29 Apr
- The Economic Times (India), 29 Apr 
- ANI News (India), 28 Apr
- Nieuws voor diëtisten (Netherlands), 9 May
- Science and Technology Research News, 15 Oct



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