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2014-09-11 12:26:49

The Obesity Society Calls FDA Approval of Contrave a Step to Improve Health, Weight of Nation SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the number of Americans affected by severe obesity continues to rise, equipping our nation's doctors with proven and effective tools to treat patients for this disease is increasingly important. Today's Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announcement that Contrave(TM) (combination of naltrexone sustained release [SR]...

2014-09-11 08:28:13

Physical activity alone is not enough to reach weight loss goals; New technology integration pairs activity tracking with Weight Watchers tools and support to make smart food choices NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE: WTW) is announcing today seamless syncing with popular activity monitors and apps, bringing millions of fitness wearable users the opportunity for a more complete and integrated weight loss experience. Making changes to...

2014-09-11 08:27:41

New Medication for Obese Adults, or Overweight Adults with at Least One Weight-Related Comorbid Condition DEERFIELD, Ill., and LA JOLLA, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. and Orexigen® Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: OREX) jointly announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Contrave® (naltrexone HCI and bupropion HCI) extended-release tablets as an adjunct to a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical activity for...

2014-09-04 23:08:39

Yo-yo diets, such as the Fast Diet, fuel a $59 billion industry and, experts agree that, most clients may, not only compromise their health, but regain all or even more weight than they lost Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 One quick internet search will populate hundreds of fad diets, almost always promising the miracle cure for melting embarrassing excess fat. The latest craze, The Fast Diet, allows people to eat whatever and as much as they like for 5 days of the week...

2014-09-03 08:32:46

ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 3, 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 the publication of results from the Company's ReCharge Pivotal Trial of VBLOC Vagal Blocking Therapy delivered via the Maestro® System for the treatment of patients with obesity in the September 3, 2014 issue (doi:10.1001/jama.2014.10540) of The...

2014-09-02 20:22:26

One-Year Randomized Trial Challenges National Dietary Fat and Carbohydrate Guidelines DENVER, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Annals of Internal Medicine just published results of a National Institutes of Health (NIH) trial titled "Effects of low-carbohydrate and low-fat diets," in which a low-carbohydrate diet was found to be more effective both for weight loss and cardiovascular risk factor reduction than a low-fat diet. Participants in this study were assigned to one of two...

2014-08-28 08:27:40

DM2 ENABLE Study data to be presented today at the 19th Annual Meeting of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EnteroMedics Inc. (NASDAQ: ETRM), the developer of medical devices using neuroblocking technology to treat obesity, metabolic diseases and other gastrointestinal disorders, announced that three year diabetes, hypertension and weight loss data from the Company's DM2 ENABLE Study of...

2014-08-27 08:28:13

New Members will Receive 50% Off of Enrollment Fee and $50 in Savings Certificates for Jenny Craig Food* CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jenny Craig, a proven solution to weight loss and a leader in the weight loss and weight management industry, announced today that participating Jenny Craig centers will take part in a nationwide weight loss event "Ready, Set, Results!" September 1-21, offering prospective members the opportunity to get on track with their health...

2014-08-21 12:26:45

TOS Provides New Printed Resource for Obesity Professionals Seeking Evidence-Based Solutions SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Obesity Society (TOS) took the next step to advance the treatment of obesity by publishing an unprecedented level of obesity research, in print and online, as a supplement to its July and August issues of the Obesity journal: Guidelines (2013) for Managing Overweight and Obesity in Adults: Full Report. Now, the print version of the...

2014-08-06 08:30:29

ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 6, 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 Mark B. Knudson, PhD., EnteroMedics' President and Chief Executive Officer is scheduled to participate in the Canaccord Genuity 34(th) Annual Growth Conference. The event will be held on August 14, 2014 at 11:30 am Eastern Time at the...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.