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2013-12-05 23:01:58

A bold and romping adventure, Larvie Learns a Lesson provides a positive and fun way to learn life lessons about living healthily. It's about a lovable caterpillar named Larvie who watches too much television and eats too much junk food. (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Larvie Learns a Lesson (AuthorHouse Press; Publication date: June 1, 2013) tells the story of a lovable caterpillar named Larvie who watches too much television and eats too much junk food. When the time comes for Larvie to...

2013-12-04 23:30:12

Duodenal Switch with Single Anastomosis is a NEW weight loss surgery procedure that improves the lives of patients with type 2 diabetes. DuodenalSwitchinMexico.com lead by Dr Castaneda explains. Guadalajara, Jalisco (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 DuodenalSwitchinMexico.com is the leading website for patients looking for weight loss surgery in Mexico, and the latest website published by leading bariatric surgeon Doctor Jose Antonio Castaneda. From December 2013, Dr Castaneda and his medical...

2013-12-04 08:29:37

- Proceeds to Advance Development of Obesity Therapeutic Beloranib - CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Zafgen, Inc., a leading biopharmaceutical company dedicated to addressing the unmet needs of severely obese patients, today announced it has secured $45 million in a Series E equity financing. New investors include RA Capital Management, Brookside Capital, Venrock, Alta Partners, an undisclosed blue chip investor, and a private investor. Proceeds from the financing...

Fat And Healthy? Experts Say Not So Much
2013-12-04 05:11:46

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Can a person be obese and still be healthy? The answer is no, according to a new study, from the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) and the American Institute of Cancer Research (AICR), that appears in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine. According to reports published by FoxNews.com, individuals who were obese but did not have high blood pressure, high cholesterol, elevated blood sugar levels or other metabolic issues were...

2013-12-03 23:03:15

Production team hopes to distribute reports to TV audiences across the country in early 2014. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 A new report published today in the Annals of Internal Medicine calls so-called healthy obesity a myth, and says that obese people remain at higher risk of strokes, heart attacks and premature death even in the absence of diabetes, high blood pressure and other metabolic issues. As we enter the holiday season, a time when many people pack on the pounds,...

2013-12-03 23:00:19

The new “13 obesity prevention tips” article on the site Vkool.com teaches people how to prevent obesity in children naturally and easily. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 The new “13 obesity prevention tips” article on the site Vkool.com instructs people how to prevent obesity in children without following a harsh diet plan. This article is actually suitable for those parents and caretakers who want to help their children get a healthy weight naturally. In addition, those...

Moms Spend More Time Watching TV, Less Time On Physical Activity
2013-12-03 04:32:36

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online US mothers spend more time watching television and participating in other sedentary activities than they do cooking, cleaning and exercising combined, according to new research appearing in the December edition of the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings. The study, led by University of South Carolina exercise scientist and epidemiologist Edward Archer, is a follow-up to a study published earlier this year which claimed that women...

2013-12-02 23:04:46

Dr. Jenny Seger and BMI of Texas announce support for the American Society of Bariatric Physicians' comprehensive new algorithm to assist physicians in treating patients affected by obesity. (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 The American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP), the leading association for clinical physicians and other providers dedicated to the comprehensive medical treatment of patients affected by obesity and associated conditions, recently launched the first-ever...

2013-12-02 20:22:28

Dr. Feiz & Associates has treated numerous patients who are not only obese, but suffer from type 2 diabetes and other obesity-related illnesses LOS ANGELES, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Although obesity is a notoriously difficult disease to treat conservatively, there is hope. Board-certified bariatric surgeon Michael Feiz, MD, FACS recommends weight loss surgery as a solution for morbidly obese adults who want to get healthy once and for all. Bariatric surgery can potentially...

2013-12-02 20:22:05

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Apollo Endosurgery, Inc., a leading developer of medical devices for endoscopic surgical procedures, today announced the completion of the acquisition of the obesity intervention division of Allergan, Inc., which manufactures and sells weight loss solutions comprised of the LAP-BAND® adjustable gastric banding system and the ORBERA(TM) intra-gastric balloon system. "With worldwide obesity numbers reaching epidemic levels, the acquisition...