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2014-02-24 08:28:05

Patient Recruitment and Enrollment Now Underway WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. today announced that patient recruitment and enrollment are currently underway for CAMELLIA-TIMI 61, a randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled outcomes trial to evaluate the effect of long-term treatment with lorcaserin HCl on the incidence of major adverse cardiovascular events and new onset type 2 diabetes mellitus in obese (BMI > 30 kg/m(2)) and overweight (BMI > 27...

2014-02-18 23:29:49

Ace Medical Weight Loss Center helps physicians conquer obesity. The SlimPlate System will now be be offered to many more. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 When a physician took the oath to practice medicine, they likely had grand visions of helping sick people and making them well. They likely imagined having overweight patients come into the office and, with their help, turning themselves into thin, vibrant individuals who were no longer plagued with excess weight and the health...

2014-02-10 23:05:06

BalanceDiet™ Buckhead of Atlanta, GA, offers a weight management genetic fat test designed to create individualized lifestyle plans based on clients’ DNA—studies show that those who follow a DNA-based diet lose 2.5 times more weight than those who do not. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Improved fitness is the most popular New Year’s resolution in America, but 25 percent of people fail to maintain the resolution past the first week (1) – which some attribute to people not...

Obesity Is A Disease Label Leads To Apathy
2014-01-28 14:07:43

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of researchers writing in the journal Psychological Science say that labeling obesity as a disease could cause some psychological damage, including apathy about the potential to lose weight. The American Medical Association (AMA) declared obesity to be a disease back in June 2013, so a team from University of Richmond and the University of Minnesota decided to look at how this labeling could effect the psychology of obese...

2014-01-23 23:01:40

The Texas Association for Bariatric Surgery is hosting a meeting in San Antonio on January 25 to discuss what can be done to stop America's obesity crisis and help people lead healthier lifestyles. Physicians and providers interested in learning more about obesity treatment and weight management are welcome to attend. (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 The United States is in the midst of an obesity crisis. Sixty percent of adults are obese or overweight and for the first time in history the...

2014-01-23 04:21:19

LONDON, January 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent BBC report on January 3rd revealed shocking figures of obesity quadrupling to nearly one billion in the developing world since the 1980s. 64% of adults are now classified as overweight or obese in the UK. With high levels of cheap convenience food available, and the increasing numbers of overweight Brits on the increase, Weightmasters have revealed successful results from clinical trials on their Natural Appetite Suppressant,...

2014-01-21 16:25:07

New Effort Provides Steeply-Subsidized Weight Watchers Memberships to Support Healthy Lifestyles and Healthy Families in Baltimore BALTIMORE, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake and Weight Watchers Ambassador Jennifer Hudson launched the expansion of a B'More for Healthy Babies initiative through the Weight Watchers and U.S. Conference of Mayors Healthy Communities Grant Program. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140121/NY50004 ) Led by the Baltimore...

2014-01-16 23:01:40

People seeking to lose weight must focus on other goals rather than solely the weight loss goal. Evans, GA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Jan. 19-25 is Health Weight Week, and the Center for Primary Care has some helpful tips for people seeking to lose weight as one of their New Year’s resolutions. Reaching and maintaining a healthy weight is important for overall health and can help prevent and control many diseases and conditions. Overweight or obese individuals are at a higher risk of...

2014-01-16 09:59:10

Being overweight or obese does not lead to improved survival among patients with type 2 diabetes. The large-scale study led by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers refutes previous studies that have suggested that, for people with diabetes, being overweight or obese could lead to lower mortality for people compared with normal-weight persons—the so-called "obesity paradox." The study appears in the January 16 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. "These data...

2014-01-14 12:27:04

Eight-Year Look AHEAD Results Show 50% of Participants Kept Off 5% or More of Initial Weight Lost SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The largest United States weight-loss study using diet and exercise alone shows long-term weight loss is possible through intensive lifestyle intervention (ILI) for weight management. These results are part of the newly released 8-year findings of the Look AHEAD study published in the January issue of Obesity, the official...


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