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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,"...

2014-08-26 08:30:14

MONTREAL, Aug. 26, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - For several decades, Montreal and Quebec have been at the forefront of weight loss surgery. The Palais des Congres will host the 19(th) World Congress of the International Federation for Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic disorders, August 26-30(th), 2014. More than 2000 international surgeons coming from 78 countries will exchange the latest findings on new technologies, as well as assist in nearly 50 live surgical interventions from around the...

2014-08-25 20:21:22

Simplicity and outstanding nutrition are the watchwords for recovery and long-term success LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Studies show that, overall, obese patients who have had laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy keep the weight off in the long run. At the same time, the procedure is not magic and patients must adjust to their post-surgery body and then develop long-term habits that will ensure permanent weight loss. Although diet recommendations after gastric bypass surgery...

2014-08-25 16:26:31

LONDON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:United Kingdom Bariatric Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2020https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2280961/United-Kingdom-Bariatric-Surgery-Devices-Market-Outlook-to-2020.htmlUnited Kingdom Bariatric Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2020SummaryGlobalData's new report, "United Kingdom Bariatric Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the United Kingdom Bariatric...

2014-08-25 16:26:24

LONDON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:China Bariatric Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2020https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2280976/China-Bariatric-Surgery-Devices-Market-Outlook-to-2020.htmlChina Bariatric Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2020SummaryGlobalData's new report, "China Bariatric Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the China Bariatric Surgery Devices market. The report provides...

sleepy teens become obese adults
2014-08-23 03:00:42

Timothy Paul, Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health Teenagers who don’t get enough sleep may wake up to worse consequences than nodding off during chemistry class. According to new research, risk of being obese by age 21 was 20 percent higher among 16-year-olds who got less than six hours of sleep a night, compared with their peers who slumbered more than eight hours. (The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends nine to ten hours of sleep for teenagers.)...

bicycle commute
2014-08-22 05:52:13

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Leaving the car at home and walking, cycling or even taking the bus to work could improve your health, researchers from University College London (UCL) and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine claim in a new study. In their British Medical Journal (BMJ) paper, Dr. Ellen Flint, a research fellow in social epidemiology at the London School, and her colleagues reported that people using active or public modes of...

2014-08-21 23:14:39

Simply G Media Network today announces the release of an interview with Entrepreneur, ViMillionaire and ViSalus 5 Star Ambassador GJ Reynolds on Simply G Radio Show with host Neil Haley, the Total Tutor. Lincoln, NE (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Neil Haley, the Total Tutor host of the Simply G Radio Show, interviewed GJ Reynolds to find out why the childhood obesity rate has doubled in Ireland. Reynolds is an original founding member in the company ViSalus and is now a 5 Star Ambassador, Vi...

2014-08-21 23:10:39

Diet Doc distinguishes itself from the competition by offering patients real solutions to specific weight-related conditions with safe and fast weight loss. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Being overweight or obese may be one of the top contributors of painful osteoarthritis. Although there is no cure, patients have learned how to relieve osteoarthritis pain by making certain lifestyle changes, such as losing excess weight and following a medically guided diet plan. Osteoarthritis is a...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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