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2014-06-25 00:20:31

Top bariatric surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz points to mounting evidence of multiple health benefits of weight loss procedures LOS ANGELES, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study published in the journal Obesity Surgery indicates that bariatric patients benefit from a significantly decreased risk of cancer compared to other obese patients. This news comes as no surprise to Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S. Well known for performing weight loss surgery at Marina Del Rey Hospital, his offices...

2014-06-24 23:14:49

Doctor Jose Antonio Castaneda is a certified weight loss surgeon in Mexico and a specialist in gastric sleeve surgery, weight loss surgery and obesity treatment Guadalajara, Jalisco (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 From today 24th of June and until the 31st of August 2014, Dr. Castaneda launches a new campaign in the USA that is going to save patients money on weight loss surgery. Gastric sleeve in Mexico for just USD$ 3,600 at one of the best hospitals in Guadalajara. The website...

2014-06-24 23:11:00

There were 2.1 billion people obese or overweight in 2013, accounting for one-third of the entire world’s population, according to The Lancet’s ‘Global, regional, and national prevalence of overweight and obesity in children and adults during 1980—2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013'. Dr Grewal, the inventor of SlimPlate System gives tips on how to choose a right weight loss program. Rock Hill South Carolina (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 The report...

2014-06-24 16:28:57

The Endocrine Society Obese patients with Type 2 diabetes who don't have excessive surgical risk may find that Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) surgery can help them reduce their risk of heart disease, a new clinical trial shows. The results were presented Tuesday at ICE/ENDO 2014, the joint meeting of the International Society of Endocrinology and the Endocrine Society in Chicago. "There is emerging evidence highlighting the potential health benefits of bariatric surgery in managing...

2014-06-24 08:32:31

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Obesity expert William H. Dietz, MD, Ph.D., has been named Director of the Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance, a national multi-stakeholder coalition based within Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University. This leadership transition comes as part of Dr. Dietz's recent transition to Milken Institute SPH, where he heads the Sumner M. Redstone Global...

2014-06-23 23:09:17

According to the Director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington in Seattle, 3.4 million deaths in 2013 were caused as a direct result of people being overweight. The worrying figures come as the world battles an obesity crisis, Dr Nwe gives tips on how to jump start one's weight loss. Rock Hill, South Carolina (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 SlimPlate System is a portion control method which can help to trigger dramatic weight loss in a healthy and...

2014-06-20 23:06:34

The SlimePlate System of portion control has extended its congratulations to the Queen of Weight Loss as it issued a renewed call for dieters and overeaters to explore portion control ahead of more drastic measures such as diet pills and surgery. (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Lora-Lee Mackie was 224lbs before she started controlling her portions, and her weight had caused her to develop a catalogue of health problems, including asthma, fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis, a heart condition and issues...

2014-06-20 23:01:53

Childhood obesity, mental health and infant mortality are the top pediatric health concerns according to the findings of the 2014 Community Health Needs Assessment released June 20, 2014 by Dayton Children’s Hospital. Dayton, Ohio (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Childhood obesity, mental health and infant mortality are the top pediatric health concerns according to the findings of the 2014 Community Health Needs Assessment released today by Dayton Children’s Hospital. Conducted every three...

2014-06-20 20:20:49

Dr. Michael Feiz, famed bariatric surgeon, knows that your outlook and your body are more connected than many people assume LOS ANGELES, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While many severely obese people are looking seriously into weight loss surgery, exploring the pros and cons of lap band vs. sleeve gastrectomy procedures, others are spending time blaming themselves for having the wrong attitude - and that's not helpful. We've all read the self-help articles that focus on a person's...

2014-06-18 12:19:52

Journal of Clinical Investigation People and mice with mutations in a specific signaling pathway, known as kisspeptin, suffer reproductive effects such as delayed puberty and infertility. Research of this pathway has focused on its role in reproduction, but a June 17 study in the Journal of Clinical Investigation looked at its effects on metabolism. Alexander Kauffman and colleagues at the University of California San Diego found that lack of the kisspeptin pathway in female mice...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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