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2014-03-31 13:33:27

Researchers at King's College London and Imperial College London have discovered that people with fewer copies of a gene coding for a carb-digesting enzyme may be at higher risk of obesity. The findings, published in Nature Genetics, suggest that dietary advice may need to be more tailored to an individual's digestive system, based on whether they have the genetic predisposition and necessary enzymes to digest different foods. Salivary amylase plays a significant role in breaking down...

2014-03-28 23:27:59

Ace Medical Weight Loss Center newly launched the website called http://www.SlimPlateSystem.org to help physicians start weight loss services in their existing practices. This year, 100 physicians and practices will get free support and training to start their own weight loss practice. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 There are less than a few thousand physicians practicing obesity medicine and one third of the U.S. population need their help. Unfortunately, there are 300,000 primary...

2014-03-17 08:29:20

New Offering Provides Personalized Coaching from Certified Diabetes Educators Trained in the Weight Watchers Proven Approach to Weight Loss NEW YORK, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE: WTW) today announced Weight Watchers for Diabetes, a new Weight Watchers Health Solutions offering that serves the unique needs of employees with type 2 diabetes by integrating personalized coaching from a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) into the Weight Watchers proven...

2014-03-05 12:26:16

To Attend American Society of Bariatric Physicians Biannual Meeting, March 12-16 MIAMI, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eric C. Westman, MD, MHS, has been named Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board of KE Diet, a ketogenic diet and lifestyle company headquartered in Bay Harbor Islands, FL. The announcement was made by Oliver R. Di Pietro, MD, FACP, President and CEO of the company. "We are delighted to welcome Dr. Eric Westman to the Scientific Advisory Board of the KE Diet(®),"...

2014-03-01 23:02:05

Weight Loss & Obesity Management Market research report categorizes the global market into weight loss diets, fitness and surgical equipment, and services. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/weight-loss-obesity-management-market-1152.html (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 The "Weight Loss/Obesity Management Market – [Meal Replacements, Slimming Centers, Nutrition & Psychological Consultancy, Treadmill, Ellipticals, Strength Training, Gastric Bypass, Intragastric Balloon...

2014-02-28 16:22:56

DUBLIN, February 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lgrgzh/north_america) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the North America Weight Loss/Obesity Management Market - Forecasts to 2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lgrgzh/north_america ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The North American weight loss/obesity management...

2014-02-27 16:27:20

Congratulates the First Lady for Four Years of Let's Move SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During a celebratory event at the White House today, First Lady Michelle Obama joined U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Margaret Hamburg to announce the first update to food nutrition labels in more than two decades. The announcement came on the fourth anniversary of Let's Move, an...

Dieters Beware Of Friends And Late Night Cravings
2014-02-25 07:37:00

Joan Robinson, Corporate Communications Manager, Springer-Verlag There’s more to dieting than just sheer willpower and self-control. The presence of friends, late night cravings or the temptation of alcohol can often simply be too strong to resist. Research led by Heather McKee of the University of Birmingham in the UK monitored the social and environmental factors that make people, who are following weight management programs, cheat. The study is published in the Springer journal...

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...


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