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Busting The Crash Diet Myth - Is Slow Weight Loss Better

Busting The Crash Diet Myth - Is Slow Weight Loss Better Than Crash Dieting?

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Health experts have been warning for years that crash weight-loss diets, often arriving in the form of a fad diet, do not lead to permanent weight loss and can in fact cause a person to regain...

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2014-10-16 16:35:18

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Anti-Obesity Drugs in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company...

2014-10-13 23:01:38

San Antonio physician and head of the Bariatric Medical Institute (BMI) of Texas medical weight management program, Jennifer Seger, M.D., recently received the Bariatrician of the Year award from the American Society of Bariatric Physicians® (ASBP®). San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 San Antonio physician and head of the Bariatric Medical Institute (BMI) of Texas medical weight-management program, Jennifer Seger, M.D., recently received the Bariatrician of the Year award...

2014-10-10 12:24:47

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. and SAN DIEGO, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. and Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) announced today that a pooled analysis of the BLOOM and BLOSSOM pivotal, Phase 3 clinical trials of BELVIQ(®) (lorcaserin HCl) was published in the October issue of Postgraduate Medicine, a peer-reviewed medical journal for physicians. In the pooled analysis, BELVIQ 10 mg twice daily, as compared to placebo and both in conjunction with diet and exercise, was associated...

2014-10-09 08:25:42

NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE: WTW) is announcing the appointment of Maurice Herrera to lead marketing for the U.S. reporting to President of North America, Lesya Lysyj. He will be responsible for strategic marketing and planning, and will oversee all marketing functions, including advertising, public relations, digital and social media, product licensing and customer relationship management. "Maurice has a proven track record of...

2014-10-08 23:08:53

Expanding research into gut bacteria is providing new insights on behavior, control and learning to manipulate our diets. This new findings in obesity will turn upside down the weight loss industry which is currently based on science of 1960s, Dr. Nwe, inventor of the SlimPlate System, says. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 How Americans view weight loss may be seriously evolving over the coming months, according to Dr. Myo Nwe of the Ace Medical Weight Loss Center in South...

2014-10-06 12:29:01

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives from more than 20 major health and medical organizations -- from family physicians, heart specialists and endocrinologists to orthopaedic and bariatric surgeons - convened for a summit in Chicago to begin discussions about how health professionals can better collaborate on providing care to individuals affected by obesity. The inaugural "National Summit for the Provision and Coordination of Care of an Obese Population"...

2014-09-29 08:29:51

ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EnteroMedics Inc. (NASDAQ: ETRM), the developer of medical devices using neuroblocking technology to treat obesity, metabolic diseases and other gastrointestinal disorders, today announced that its CE Mark for the Maestro(®) Rechargeable (RC) System for obesity was expanded to include the management of Type 2 diabetes mellitus through improved glycemic control. "Diabetes and obesity are among the biggest public health challenges of...

2014-09-17 20:21:33

ATLANTA, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Calorie Control Council*, study findings published today in a Nature** article ("Artificial sweeteners induce glucose intolerance by altering the gut microbiota") are at odds with leading health organizations and many other peer-reviewed published studies. In contrast to the assertions made by the researchers of this study -- which claim the use of low calorie sweeteners increased diabetes and obesity risk -- the overall evidence from...

text msgs for healthier food choices
2014-09-12 03:00:36

Andrea Maruniak, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health Many people are unaware that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s mandated nutrition labels are based on a 2,000-calorie-a-day diet, but a simple weekly text message reminder can greatly improve that awareness, according to a new study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. While not an outright recommendation, the 2,000-calorie benchmark is what the FDA considers a reasonable daily...

2014-09-11 20:21:50

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novo Nordisk today announced that the Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee (EMDAC) of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has completed its meeting regarding the New Drug Application (NDA) for Saxenda(®), the intended brand name for liraglutide 3 mg, a once-daily human GLP-1 analogue for the treatment of obesity. Based on the data contained in the NDA for Saxenda(®), the FDA asked the panel members to discuss whether...


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