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2013-12-20 23:21:25

Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, reports on a recent study revealing the impact of excess weight on hearing problems. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, reports on a recent study revealing the impact of excess weight on hearing problems. As Bel Marra Health reports in its article,...

2013-12-18 10:45:59

Among 7,000 older women who wore an accelerometer to measure their movement, about two-thirds of their waking time was spent in sedentary behavior, most of which occurred in periods of less than 30 minutes, according to a study appearing in the December 18 issue of JAMA. Recent studies suggest sedentary behavior may be a risk factor for adverse health outcomes. However, few data exist on how this behavior is patterned (e.g., does most sedentary behavior occur in a few long periods or in...

Stimulating Ear With Acupuncture May Help Weight Loss
2013-12-17 14:24:23

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Stimulating the ear through acupuncture could be an effective method when trying to lose weight. The new research, published in the journal Acupuncture in Medicine, has found a five point stimulation of the outer ear may be better than single point at reducing abdominal fat. Ear acupuncture is based on the understanding that the outer ear represents all parts of the body. Dr Paul Nogier first noticed that a patient’s back-ache was...

2013-12-17 11:18:57

Treatment with the diabetes drug metformin appears to be associated with a modest reduction in body mass index (BMI) in obese children when combined with lifestyle interventions such as diet and exercise, according to a study by Marian S. McDonagh, Pharm. D., of the Oregon Health & Science University, and colleagues. Childhood obesity is a health problem in the United States, with nearly 17 percent of children being obese. Metformin is approved by the Food and Drug Administration to...

As Waistlines Increase So To Do Health Care Costs, Says New Study
2013-12-17 06:54:18

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online If you’re looking for extra motivation to shed some pounds in 2014, consider this: new research appearing in the journal Obesity has found a correlation between health care costs and increasing body mass measurements. The study, which was conducted by investigators at Duke University Medical Center, found that the financial burden associated with medical and drug claims increased gradually with each unit increase in body mass...

2013-12-10 23:26:48

Bel Marra Health, which offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, reports on a recent study revealing the unexpected link between excess weight and hearing loss. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, reports on a recent study revealing the unexpected link between excess weight and hearing loss. As Bel Marra Health reports in its article,...

2013-12-03 23:25:57

Hearing loss was once considered an inevitable price of growing older. Recent research on physical activity suggests otherwise and TrekDesk hopes to help sound the alarm. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Many Americans have come to accept declining mental and physical abilities as inevitable due to the onset of old age however recent research is showing that simply walking two hours per week could lower the risk of age related hearing loss in women. The challenge in an...

2013-12-02 23:04:46

Dr. Jenny Seger and BMI of Texas announce support for the American Society of Bariatric Physicians' comprehensive new algorithm to assist physicians in treating patients affected by obesity. (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 The American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP), the leading association for clinical physicians and other providers dedicated to the comprehensive medical treatment of patients affected by obesity and associated conditions, recently launched the first-ever...


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