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2014-03-11 23:23:45

Macklin E. Guzmán, MPH of Medi-Weightloss® is a recipient of the 2013 Early Career Investigator Award bestowed by The Obesity Society (TOS) and Coca-Cola Company. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Macklin E. Guzmán, MPH, Director of Research & Development for Medi-Weightloss®, is a recipient of the 2013 Early Career Investigator Award. This award, given to foster and stimulate new research ideas in any area of investigation related to obesity, is bestowed by...

2014-03-10 23:26:03

Kelly Christianson has just released a review of the Venus Factor system, a weight loss program and leptin diet created by John Barban designed specifically for the female metabolism. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 The Venus Factor diet, John Barban’s weight loss and leptin reset guide created for women to help them combat hormones and their metabolism to achieve their optimal shape has caught the attention of Kelly Christianson, prompting the question does Venus Factor work?...

2014-03-05 23:31:10

In response to an article published by Medicalnewstoday.com, Dr. Demetrios Gabriel says the Health Lunchbox Challenge could lead the way in preventing childhood obesity. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Dr. Demetrios Gabriel responds to an article published on February 20 by Medicalnewstoday.com, which highlights the implementation of a social experiment known as the HLC, or the Healthy Lunchbox Challenge, into kids’ summer camps. An article published on February 20th by Medical...

2014-03-05 14:27:24

The opening or expansion of a casino in a community is associated with increased family income, decreased poverty rates and a decreased risk of childhood overweight or obesity, according to a study in the March 5 issue of JAMA. Obesity disproportionately affects children with low economic resources at the family and community levels. Few studies have evaluated whether this association is a direct effect of economic resources. "American Indian-owned casinos have resulted in increased...

2014-03-05 10:42:02

Higher BMI raises risk of type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure Two recent genetic studies expand the list of genes involved with body fat and body mass index, and their connection to major Western health problems: heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes. One study showed that higher body mass index (BMI) caused harmful effects on the risk of type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and inflammation, while another study found gene signals linked to higher levels of body fat metrics,...

2014-03-04 23:27:27

In response to an article published by Pediatricnews.com, Dr. Michael Gabriel of Gabriel Pediatrics, a Brooklyn pediatric care center, says that society should remain focused on the fight against childhood obesity. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Dr. Michael Gabriel of Gabriel Pediatrics, a Brooklyn pediatric care center, responds to an article published on February 25 by Pediatricnews.com, which talks about the prevalent rate of obesity among young American children and what we need...

Childhood Obesity And Weight Gain Linked To Bedroom TVs
2014-03-04 09:03:28

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Does your child have a television in their bedroom? Then they may be at an increased risk for getting fat. According to a study published on Monday in JAMA Pediatrics, children between the ages of 10 and 14 who had a TV in their bedroom weighed around one pound more than their peers without a bedroom TV. The study found that the additional weight was unrelated to how much TV kids watched in their bedrooms. The study included over...

2014-03-03 23:02:07

In response to an article published by Medicalnewstoday.com, Dr. Michael Gabriel of Gabriel Pediatrics, a Brooklyn pediatric care center, says the price differences between healthy and unhealthy products might force people to make unhealthy choices when grocery shopping. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Dr. Michael Gabriel of Gabriel Pediatrics, a Brooklyn pediatric care center, responds to an article published on February 24 by Medicalnewstoday.com, which talks about the correlation...

Kids Benefit More Playing With Boxes Than With Expensive Toys
2014-03-03 15:12:15

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Cheap parents rejoice! Australian researchers have found that giving buckets, boxes and other makeshift toys to children help them be more creative and active than being in a normal playground setting. Based on long-term research by scientists from RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, the new study found that simple, common objects given to children during recess and lunchtime can minimize sedentary time by 50 percent, improve...

2014-02-28 08:24:57

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zafgen, Inc., a leading biopharmaceutical company dedicated to addressing the unmet needs of severely obese patients, today announced it will join the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) and others around the world in observing Rare Disease Day on February 28, 2014. On this day, millions of patients and their families will share their stories to focus a spotlight on rare diseases as a global public health concern. A rare...


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  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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