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spinach extract
2014-09-04 08:09:09

Charlotte Erlanson-Albertsson, Lund University A spinach extract containing green leaf membranes called thylakoids decreases hedonic hunger with up to 95% - and increases weight loss with 43%. This has been shown in a recently published long-term human study at Lund University in Sweden. [ Watch the Video: Spinach Extract Curbs Appetite, Sugar Cravings ] Hedonic hunger is another term for the cravings many people experience for unhealthy foods such as sweets or fast food, a common...

2014-09-03 08:35:26

- FreeStyle Libre System eliminates routine finger pricks for glucose measurements1 and requires no finger pricks for calibration ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced that it has received CE Mark (Conformite Europeenne) for its FreeStyle(®) Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System, a revolutionary new glucose sensing technology for people with diabetes. The system eliminates the need for routine finger pricks(1), reading glucose levels through a...

2014-09-03 08:34:51

Medical device provides at-home A1c monitoring in less than 5 minutes INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers now have the ability to test their A1c from home in less than 5 minutes thanks to Chek Diagnostics' introduction of the A1CNow SELFCHECK system. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140327/DE91354LOGO A1CNow SELFCHECK is a consumer-friendly medical device that provides a fast, easy and accurate at-home testing method for obtaining HbA1c results. In just five minutes,...

2014-08-31 23:04:09

September is National Menopause Awareness Month which is aimed at helping women to understand and embrace menopause in lieu of suffering from its symptoms. To celebrate, the Women’s OBGYN Medical Group of Santa Rosa takes a look at healthy ways women can work with the physical changes caused by menopause. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 The severity of menopausal symptoms will vary among woman. A healthcare provider specializing in menopause is expert in helping patients find the...

menopause hot flashes
2014-08-29 06:44:21

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One of the inescapable facts of growing older for women is menopause. As our hormonal systems change, so do the needs and functions of our bodies. In our grandmothers' day, menopause was treated with hormone therapy, but that practice has fallen by the wayside in recent years — with consequences. Millions of women suffering in silence with hot flashes is a preventable side effect of the decline in hormone therapy, according to a new...

2014-08-28 23:16:18

Miami’s premiere anti-aging clinic is providing hope for men seeking to look and feel younger using their latest Miami HRT therapy strategies. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Aging is a part of life. But thanks to the professionals at Elite Health Center, getting older doesn’t have to define your lifestyle. Elite Health Center is Miami’s premiere men’s anti-aging clinic which utilizes the most new and innovative techniques of hormone replacement therapy to help men look and...

2014-08-27 23:14:15

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is a serious condition among women that is often misdiagnosed. Houston’s Amerejuve PCOS Awareness 5k Fun Run and Walk on Sept. 21 will support women with PCOS and educate the general public, and all are invited to attend. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) affects an estimated 1 in 10 women and puts them at risk for a number of health disorders and medical conditions. However, it is not widely known or well understood even...

2014-08-21 12:30:21

DUBLIN, Ireland, August 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3zh3q8/global_hormone) has announced the addition of the "Global Hormone Replacement Therapy Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3zh3q8/global_hormone ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Hormone replacement therapy, also known as hormone therapy, is a means of replacing...

2014-08-15 23:03:24

Dr. Hecht Joins Allegheny Health Network from University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland PITTSBURGH, Pa. (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Bryan R. Hecht, MD, a fertility specialist most recently at University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland, has been appointed Medical Director of Allegheny Health Network’s Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine, based at West Penn Hospital. A board-certified specialist in reproductive endocrinology and infertility, Dr. Hecht also...

2014-08-15 08:24:44

Culinary Expert Visits San Antonio on August 16 to Help Educate At-Risk Population About Ingredients for Successful Blood Sugar Management WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, is teaming with celebrity chef and cookbook author Leticia Moreinos Schwartz on Desafiando La Diabetes: Logra Tus Metas, an educational program encouraging Hispanics with type 2 diabetes to achieve better control of their...


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Osteoporosis International
2012-05-17 15:25:40

Osteoporosis International is a peer-reviewed medical journal published monthly by Springer Science+Business Media. It was established in 1990. It is the official journal of the International Osteoporosis Foundation and the National Osteoporosis Foundation. The journal includes original research on all areas of osteoporosis and related fields. It also publishes reviews, educational articles, and case reports. Editors-in-chief are R. Lindsay and J.A. Kanis. According to the Journal...

Diabetes Care
2012-05-12 21:41:27

Diabetes Care is a peer-reviewed medical journal established in 1978 and published monthly by the American Diabetes Association. It covers research in the following five categories: clinical care/education/nutrition/psychosocial research; epidemiology/health services research; emerging treatments and technologies; pathophysiology/complications; and cardiovascular and metabolic risk. The journal also publishes clinically relevant review articles, letters to the editor, and commentaries....

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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