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2014-12-15 03:00:16

University of Rochester researchers believe they’re on track to solve the mystery of weight gain – and it has nothing to do with indulging in holiday eggnog.

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2014-12-15 05:40:56

While eating home-cooked meals has long been viewed as being a healthier alternative to eating out, especially at fast food restaurants, the same cannot necessarily be said about preparing those dinners.

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2014-12-15 05:24:18

Obese children may crave more sugar than other children, according to new research that demonstrates that the reward centers of their brains are stimulated more intensely when exposed to sweet foods.

2014-12-12 16:24:02

Dr. Michael Feiz has long been a strong advocate of pro-active nutritional counseling and support for bariatric patients LOS ANGELES, Dec.

2014-12-11 23:00:55

A new report by the iData Research - iData Procedure Tracker™ reveals that growth in laparoscopic device markets will exceed procedure growth rates due to the continuing development of higher-priced

2014-12-11 12:24:10

A National Institutes of Health Working Group explains why and recommends new approaches, including individualized weight-loss treatment and maintenance SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec.

2014-12-11 08:29:02

- Clinical expert in diabetes and endocrinology - BOSTON, Dec. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rhythm announced today the appointment of Fred T. Fiedorek, MD, as Chief Medical Officer.

2014-12-09 20:22:00

While weight loss surgery has been proven to be safe and effective, choosing a versatile, highly experienced surgeon like Dr. Michael Feiz can make all the difference. LOS ANGELES, Dec.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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