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2014-09-04 08:09:09

Charlotte Erlanson-Albertsson, Lund University A spinach extract containing green leaf membranes called thylakoids decreases hedonic hunger with up to 95% - and increases weight loss with 43%. This has been shown in a recently published long-term human study at Lund University in Sweden. [ Watch the Video: Spinach Extract Curbs Appetite, Sugar Cravings ] Hedonic hunger is another term for the cravings many people experience for unhealthy foods such as sweets or fast food, a common...

2014-09-03 08:32:46

ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EnteroMedics Inc. (NASDAQ: ETRM), the developer of medical devices using neuroblocking technology to treat obesity, metabolic diseases and other gastrointestinal disorders, today announced the publication of results from the Company's ReCharge Pivotal Trial of VBLOC Vagal Blocking Therapy delivered via the Maestro® System for the treatment of patients with obesity in the September 3, 2014 issue (doi:10.1001/jama.2014.10540) of The...

2014-09-02 12:29:17

New campaign calls on public to engage on obesity crisis, celebrate kids' efforts to be healthy DETROIT, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Michigan continues to confront the health challenge of having one in three of its young people considered statistically overweight, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is launching a series of high-profile events and partnership activations to get people engaged in sharing ideas about how to improve the health of Michigan's kids. The new campaign - called...

2014-09-02 08:30:58

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Obesity crisis prompts Mexico Bariatric Center, a leader in affordable weight loss surgeries, to offer a free informative seminar in Austin, TX. Mexico Bariatric Center (MBC) is reaching out to individuals, to help educate and enlighten about the dangers of obesity. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140902/141838 The seminar hosted by Ron Elli, Ph.D., the founder of MBC, and the prominent surgeon: Dr. Jacqueline Osuna. The seminar will...

2014-09-01 16:24:08

LONDON, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Asia-Pacific Bariatric Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2020https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2343478/Asia-Pacific-Bariatric-Surgery-Devices-Market-Outlook-to-2020.html Asia-Pacific Bariatric Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2020 SummaryGlobalData's new report, "Asia-Pacific Bariatric Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the Asia-Pacific Bariatric...

2014-08-29 20:22:20

A new study finds that increased brain function can be added to the list of health benefits derived from the sort of bariatric surgeries performed at Dr. Feiz and Associates LOS ANGELES, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At bariatric facilities like Dr. Feiz and Associates, the life-changing benefits of bariatric surgery, including reduced risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease and endocrine disorders are well established. After all, Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S. has successfully...

2014-08-28 23:15:54

Simply G Media Network today announces the release of an interview with Founder of Mission G GJ Reynolds on Simply G Radio Show with host Neil Haley, the Total Tutor. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Neil Haley, the Total Tutor host of the Simply G Radio Show, interviewed GJ Reynolds to find out why obesity is leading to more deaths in The United States than first thought. Reynolds is an original founding member in the company ViSalus and is now a 5 Star Ambassador, Vi Millionaire,...

2014-08-28 08:28:32

Analysis of post-market experience using the ReShape(TM) Integrated Dual Balloon System in Spain to be highlighted at IFSO 2014 World Congress MONTREAL and SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReShape Medical(®) today announced that positive data in support of the ReShape(TM) Integrated Dual Balloon System will be highlighted at the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) 2014 World Congress, being held August 26-30 in Montreal,...

2014-08-28 08:27:40

DM2 ENABLE Study data to be presented today at the 19th Annual Meeting of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EnteroMedics Inc. (NASDAQ: ETRM), the developer of medical devices using neuroblocking technology to treat obesity, metabolic diseases and other gastrointestinal disorders, announced that three year diabetes, hypertension and weight loss data from the Company's DM2 ENABLE Study of...

2014-08-26 12:24:54

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC), along with supporting organizations, have issued formal letters to the leaders of Amazon.com, Apple Inc., Google Inc., and the Microsoft Corporation calling on each of them to remove offensive fat-shaming applications from their online app stores and strengthen their review process to ensure no further fat-shaming apps are approved for download. "Applications such as "Fatify," "Fatbooth,"...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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