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2014-09-29 23:09:38

Obesity doc’s “Fat Me Not” explores broad view of weight control: the science, psychology, biology and myths. Rock Hill, South Carolina (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Understanding how obesity truly works is at the heart of successful weight loss, according to Dr. Myo Nwe, an internal medicine specialist and co-founder of the Ace Medical Weight Loss Center in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Nwe has authored an extensive new guide to understanding several key aspects of weight control, from...

2014-09-29 20:23:05

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Repeated exposure to broad-spectrum antibiotics in the first two years of life is associated with early childhood obesity, say researchers from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in a retrospective study based on data from electronic health records from the extensive CHOP Care Network. The researchers found that children with four or more exposures to broad spectrum antibiotics during infancy were particularly more likely...

2014-09-27 12:21:15

The acclaimed weight loss surgeon Dr. Feiz can provide impeccable revision weight loss surgery to those who are frustrated with the results of a prior procedure LOS ANGELES, Sept. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At Dr. Feiz and Associates, the acclaimed surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz and his team are proud of the work they've done to help those who struggle with obesity rejuvenate their health and enhance their health through bariatric surgery. However, as bariatric surgery options like Lap Band, sleeve...

2014-09-26 16:23:37

Weight loss surgery from physicians like Dr. Michael Feiz proven effective in numerous studies, while weight loss claims for "miracle" products prove baseless LOS ANGELES, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Writing for two of the leading medical journals, BMJ and JAMA, medical investigators Dr. David Arterburn and Dr. Anita Courcoulas recently took up the question of whether weight loss surgery is needed for severely obese individuals. As explained in an article on the Group Health...

2014-09-25 23:02:48

Drs. Michael Bilof and Basil Yurcisin of Garden State Bariatrics Center of New Jersey are announcing great new happenings at GSBWC! Scotch Plains, NJ (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Garden State Bariatrics & Wellness Center is now affiliated with Debora Heart and Lung Center in Browns Mills, NJ. The bariatrics unit is brand new there! The doctors are thrilled to now offer the Duodenal Switch. As per their website, “The Duodenal switch (DS) may be the most effective bariatric...

2014-09-25 16:26:18

If busy people like Chris Christie and Rosie O'Donnell can find time for weight loss so can you! Dr. Feiz and Associates want to help you do it. LOS ANGELES, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Think you don't have time to lose weight? Think again! New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has an entire state to run, is constantly dodging questions about his presidential ambitions and is one of the nation's most outspoken and controversial figures. Today Governor Christie announced that he has...

Researchers Explore The Relationship Between Weight And Stress-induced Inflammation
2014-09-24 03:23:26

Brandeis University If you're overweight, you may be at greater risk for stress-related diseases like type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer, according to a new study by Brandeis University. It's long known that psychological stress can trigger biological responses similar to the effects of illness or injury, including inflammation. While normal inflammation is an important part of our body's healing response, runaway inflammation can contribute to chronic and...

childs play
2014-09-22 03:00:59

William Raillant-Clark, University of Montreal While public health authorities focus on the physical activity benefits of active play, a new study from the University of Montreal reveals that for children, playing has no goal – it is an end in itself, an activity that is fun, done alone or with friends, and it represents "an opportunity to experience excitement or pleasure, but also to combat boredom, sadness, fear, or loneliness.” "By focusing on the physical activity aspect of...

2014-09-19 23:07:53

Dr. Dalencourt of William A. Graber, MD, PC has co-authored a chapter entitled "Medical Preparation for Bariatric Surgery" in a new book titled "The ASMBS Textbook of Bariatric Surgery: Volume 2: Integrated Health." SYRACUSE and HARTFORD, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 A new book on weight loss surgery, entitled "The ASMBS Textbook of Bariatric Surgery: Volume 2: Integrated Health" published by Springer-Verlag, will feature a chapter by Dr. Gregory Dalencourt...

2014-09-19 20:22:13

The amazing aesthetic difference of weight loss surgery is readily apparent, but that's only the beginning of the benefits it provides to one's health and wellness LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The medical experts at Beverly Hills Physicians understand that, to benefit from a truly well-balanced lifestyle, an individual needs to address both their physical appearance and their health and wellness. That's why bariatric weight loss procedures have always been such a perfect match...


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