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2014-08-15 20:21:45

Dr. Michael Feiz discusses the potentially debilitating issue of clinical depression and its link to obesity LOS ANGELES, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The physical side effects of obesity have been extensively documented and are well known, but its impact on mental and emotional health is less frequently discussed. A significantly increased risk of heart attack, stroke, and diabetes is reason enough to take obesity seriously and adapt a healthier lifestyle to take action against it....

Teachers Play Key Role In 'Be Active Kids' Program To Fight Childhood Obesity
2014-08-15 03:15:50

Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute An innovative physical activities guide developed at the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (FPG) is helping North Carolina fight childhood obesity. New research shows that when teachers direct these physical activities, young children become more active and less sedentary. “In the past twenty years, childhood obesity rates have skyrocketed,” said FPG investigator Allison De Marco. “And for the first time in over a...

2014-08-14 20:23:05

Dr. Michael Feiz helps countless patients improve their sexual and overall health while lengthening lifespans LOS ANGELES, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Michael Feiz has performed countless successful lap band, sleeve gastrectomy, and lap band revision procedures; while his patients recount numerous reasons for undergoing a surgery, one benefit of the procedure they are usually too shy to admit to has to do with the improvements in the more intimate side of their life. It's a sensitive...

2014-08-14 20:22:14

MarketOptimizer.org adds "Australia Bariatric Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2020" to its store. DALLAS, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "Australia Bariatric Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2020 , provides key market data on the Australia Bariatric Surgery Devices market. The report provides value, in millions of US dollars, volume (in units) and average prices (in US dollars) within market segments Bariatric Stapling Devices, Gastric Bands and Gastric Balloons. Photo -...

obesity and cancer
2014-08-14 07:24:04

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Obesity increases a person’s risk of developing 10 of the most common forms of cancer, and is believed to cause an estimated 12,000 additional cases of the disease each year, experts from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and the Farr Institute of Health Informatics claim in a new study. The research, which was published online Thursday in the UK medical journal The Lancet, looked at the medical data of...

2014-08-13 16:25:05

2nd Annual ObesityWeek(SM) Conference Takes Place Nov. 2-7, 2014, in Boston, Mass. SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans spend billions of dollars every year on unproven weight loss products, according to the Federal Trade Commission, leaving many desperate for effective solutions. While consumers pick up these fraudulent supplements, foods and devices, well-trained but often overlooked obesity professionals - scientists, clinicians, surgeons and others - are...

2014-08-12 12:35:28

C.S. Mott Children's Hospital Childhood obesity still at the top in annual top 10 list of childhood health concerns, according to U-M’s National Poll on Children’s Health Childhood obesity remains the top health concern for children in 2014, but when asked about national concerns, adults put school violence and gun-related injuries in the top 10, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health. In the poll’s annual...

2014-08-11 12:27:22

Childhood obesity still at the top in annual top 10 list of childhood health concerns, according to U-M's National Poll on Children's Health ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Childhood obesity remains the top health concern for children in 2014, but when asked about national concerns, adults put school violence and gun-related injuries in the top 10, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health. In the...

2014-08-06 08:30:29

ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 6, 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 that Mark B. Knudson, PhD., EnteroMedics' President and Chief Executive Officer is scheduled to participate in the Canaccord Genuity 34(th) Annual Growth Conference. The event will be held on August 14, 2014 at 11:30 am Eastern Time at the...

2014-08-05 16:27:34

Bariatric treatments provided at Beverly Hills Physicians can decrease risk of cancer and issues like urinary incontinence in women. LOS ANGELES, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It is often said that those who suffer from obesity find themselves caught in a frustrating cycle - the disease can severely impact both one's health, physical attractiveness and self-image, which then leads to depression and increased over-eating. Making matters worse, obesity raises one's risk of diabetes,...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.