This weight-loss device locks your jaw nearly shut. Experts say that’s dangerous and barbaric. – The Washington Post

Seven overweight women were equipped with the gadget for two weeks, according to the research study. They lost approximately just more than 14 pounds in that time span, or about 5.1 percent of their body weight, but acquired about 1.6 pounds back in the 2 weeks after the trial ended. The individuals in the study all had a body mass index (BMI) over 30.