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Latest obesity epidemic Stories

2014-02-25 23:34:21

The SlimPlate System battles obesity with portion control. Ace Medical Weight Loss Center creates affordable weight loss program for physicians and patients. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 The typical scenario in a physician office is an overweight patient comes into the office who could clearly benefit from dropping a few pounds. When physicians advise weight loss to the patient, they have a deer in headlights look. The patients shake their head in frustration and explain they...

2014-01-20 23:01:11

Antiaging Medicine and Research, India dedicates a full day to Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity during the 5th Indomedicon Antiaging Conference in Mumbai. World renowned specialists in the field of bariatric medicine will discuss medical, surgical, and lifestyle options to fight with the obesity epidemic. Mumbai ,Maharashtra ,India (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 "In this current era of obesity epidemic, the whole world is looking for obesity management solutions, from life style...

2013-07-29 23:29:46

As awareness of the problem of obesity grows, ShopPharmacyCounter.com is offering a summer sale of PhenObestin 37.5. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) July 28, 2013 The obesity epidemic in the United States has come to impact many areas of life, and first responders in emergency situations are no exception, as they have had to purchase stretchers that are specifically designed for obese patients. The measures that authorities in Phoenix, AZ have had to take are described in an article on Fox News...

2013-06-29 23:00:18

Classifying obesity as a disease makes the conversation around weight loss for health reasons easier for promoters of the #1 Weight Loss and Fitness Challenge, the Body By Vi Challenge, as they move into their 5th year of providing a drug and surgery free weight loss solution. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) June 29, 2013 Body By Vi Challenge Active Couples Champion and Vi Ambassador Melanie Milletics sees the American Medical Association declaring obesity a disease as an urgent reason to promote...

2013-06-13 23:21:53

BalanceMe weight loss camp camper loses 40 pounds in eight weeks and maintains weight loss Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Elisabeth McDonald, a 16 year old from Marshfield, Massachusetts, sought to fight the obesity epidemic that plagues many teens by embarking on her own own personal journey at BalanceME California weight loss camp. She looked to find weight loss, fitness improvements, and greater self-confidence. In eight weeks, she lost 40 lbs and gained motivation and skills to...

2013-06-07 08:25:13

-- BELVIQ Available in US Pharmacies within One Week -- SAN DIEGO, June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) reported today on the launch of BELVIQ (pronounced BEL-VEEK) in the United States. BELVIQ will be available to patients by prescription in US pharmacies beginning June 11. Eisai Inc. is responsible for the marketing and distribution of BELVIQ under its agreement with Arena Pharmaceuticals GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of Arena Pharmaceuticals,...

2013-06-06 23:24:38

MarketResearch.com announces publication of The Obesity Epidemic, an eBook that takes a dive deep inside the dynamic food and beverage sector, with special focus on the health and wellness market. (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 MarketResearch.com announces publication of The Obesity Epidemic, an eBook that takes a dive deep inside the dynamic food and beverage sector, with special focus on the health and wellness market. The Obesity Epidemic is a unique addition to contemporary business...

2013-05-14 23:28:14

MarketResearch.com announces publication of The Obesity Epidemic, an eBook that takes a dive deep inside the dynamic food and beverage sector, with special focus on the health and wellness market. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 MarketResearch.com announces publication of The Obesity Epidemic, an eBook that takes a dive deep inside the dynamic food and beverage sector, with special focus on the health and wellness market. The Obesity Epidemic is a unique addition to contemporary business...

2012-09-18 23:09:27

Addressing the obesity epidemic by preventing excess calorie consumption with government regulation of portion sizes is justifiable and could be an effective measure to help prevent obesity-related health problems and deaths, according to a Viewpoint in the September 19 issue of JAMA, and theme issue on obesity. Thomas A. Farley, M.D., M.P.H., Commissioner of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, presented the article at a JAMA media briefing. "Americans consume...

2012-09-12 14:11:06

Head to head: Are the causes of obesity primarily environmental? The ongoing obesity epidemic is creating an unprecedented challenge for healthcare systems around the world, but what determines who gets fat? Two experts debate the issue on bmj.com today. Timothy Frayling, Professor of Human Genetics at the University of Exeter thinks that genetic factors are the main driver for obesity in today's environment. Twin and adoption studies show consistently that variation in body mass index...