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2013-02-06 23:04:22

For practitioners of weight loss programs in Bakersfield, CA there is none more devoted than Dr. Jan Trobisch of Synergy Lifestyle Center–the board certified specialist is celebrating one year as a member of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians. Bakersfield, CA (PRWEB) February 06, 2013 Dr. Jan Trobisch, Internist and founder of Synergy Lifestyle Center, a Bakersfield, CA medical weight loss facility is celebrating one year as a member of the American Society of Bariatric...

2013-01-31 09:58:40

Being obese may increase the risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS) in children and teenage girls, according to new research published in the January 30, 2013, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. "Over the last 30 years, childhood obesity has tripled," said study author Annette Langer-Gould, MD, PhD, with the Kaiser Permanente Southern California Department of Research & Evaluation in Pasadena and a member of the American...

2013-01-24 12:47:56

Widening gap in estimates of obesity partially due to biased self-reports The gap between obesity levels measured by self-reported height and weight and obesity recorded by measured height and weight is increasing. This is due to an increasing bias in self-reported weight, according to research published January 23 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Frances Shiely and colleagues from University College of Cork, Ireland. BMI is a ratio of height and weight used clinically to assess...

2013-01-16 22:30:53

Obese and overweight people are gaining weight rapidly in low-and middle-income countries while those who are severely undernourished are not experiencing similar weight gains, according to a University of Toronto and Harvard School of Public Health study. This growing divide may force governments in the developing world to care for people who fall dramatically short on their calorie intake while simultaneously treating health problems associated with obesity, including diabetes and heart...

2013-01-14 23:02:32

Doctors Health Press, a division of Lombardi Publishing Corporation, and publisher of various natural health newsletters, books, and reports, including the popular online Doctors Health Press e-Bulletin, is reporting on an important study, conducted jointly by the National Center for Health Statistics and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, revealing that obesity is more than just bad for the body; rather, the study found that obesity is linked to a significantly higher risk of...

Research Continues To Find Health Problems Linked To Childhood Obesity
2013-01-14 14:04:26

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Obesity research just keeps piling up, as another study points out more of the health problems linked to the childhood weight crisis. A new UCLA study focused on the how childhood obesity has immediate consequences, and found that these youngsters are at a far greater risk than previously thought. When comparing obese children to those of normal weight, the team found that those who are overweight are at nearly twice the risk...

2013-01-03 05:04:05

Mind Movies Can Help Prevent Obesity, Even If It´s Your Genetic Destiny, According to Law of Attraction Guru and Mind Movies Co-Founder Natalie Ledwell. In a New Study, Scientists Now Believe That a Simple Formula Can Predict Obesity in Children. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 02, 2013 Law of Attraction tips, such as positive affirmations and creating Mind Movies, can help individuals shed habits that cause weight gain by replacing them with behaviors that lead to a healthier lifestyle....

Morbid Obesity Linked To Higher Risk Of Death
2013-01-02 05:14:11

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The New Year is upon us and many people take this time to make resolutions or goals of what they would like to accomplish within the next twelve months. Some of these goals may relate to weight loss, as people look to shed the holiday weight they have gained. Researchers recently discovered that higher levels of obesity are linked to an elevated risk of death, while being overweight was connected to a lower risk of death. In...

Obesity Can Be Helped By Lowering Drive Time
2012-12-19 07:04:16

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online With January coming up, it may be the perfect time to turn over a new leaf with lifestyle resolutions. One of the most popular goals is to lose weight and a new study shows that cutting the commute time in a car could have the same impact as reducing the number of calories consumed. “We´re saying that making small changes in travel or diet choices may lead to comparable obesity reduction, which implies that...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.