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2014-08-26 08:30:14

MONTREAL, Aug. 26, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - For several decades, Montreal and Quebec have been at the forefront of weight loss surgery. The Palais des Congres will host the 19(th) World Congress of the International Federation for Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic disorders, August 26-30(th), 2014. More than 2000 international surgeons coming from 78 countries will exchange the latest findings on new technologies, as well as assist in nearly 50 live surgical interventions from around the...

2014-08-25 23:09:03

Diet Doc’s medical weight loss programs deliver the best diet for fast weight loss by combining their powerful 100% pure hormone treatments with customized diet plans. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Diet Doc has benefitted from decades of scientific research, coupled with modern medical understanding, to create the best diet for fast weight loss. Their diet plans have helped people, in even the most remote regions of the country, restore their health and their figure by losing...

2014-08-25 20:21:22

Simplicity and outstanding nutrition are the watchwords for recovery and long-term success LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Studies show that, overall, obese patients who have had laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy keep the weight off in the long run. At the same time, the procedure is not magic and patients must adjust to their post-surgery body and then develop long-term habits that will ensure permanent weight loss. Although diet recommendations after gastric bypass surgery...

2014-08-25 16:26:31

LONDON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:United Kingdom Bariatric Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2020https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2280961/United-Kingdom-Bariatric-Surgery-Devices-Market-Outlook-to-2020.htmlUnited Kingdom Bariatric Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2020SummaryGlobalData's new report, "United Kingdom Bariatric Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the United Kingdom Bariatric...

2014-08-25 16:26:24

LONDON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:China Bariatric Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2020https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2280976/China-Bariatric-Surgery-Devices-Market-Outlook-to-2020.htmlChina Bariatric Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2020SummaryGlobalData's new report, "China Bariatric Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the China Bariatric Surgery Devices market. The report provides...

2014-08-25 12:26:51

NORWALK, Conn., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Consultant Live, a leading online community and information resource for primary care clinicians, features a sleep disorders topic center devoted to fostering better recognition and treatment of patients who have insomnia, obstructive sleep apnea, narcolepsy, restless legs disorder, and other sleep-related problems. People who have trouble sleeping - and there are up to 70 million adults in the US who have a sleep...

pouring wine
2014-08-25 03:00:30

Angie Hunt, Iowa State University Sticking to a general rule of pouring just a half glass of wine limits the likelihood of overconsumption, even for men with a higher body mass index. That’s the finding of a new Iowa State and Cornell University study to be published in a forthcoming issue of the International Journal of Drug Policy. Laura Smarandescu, lead author and an assistant professor of marketing at Iowa State, says the research team looked at a variety of factors to understand...

sleepy teens become obese adults
2014-08-23 03:00:42

Timothy Paul, Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health Teenagers who don’t get enough sleep may wake up to worse consequences than nodding off during chemistry class. According to new research, risk of being obese by age 21 was 20 percent higher among 16-year-olds who got less than six hours of sleep a night, compared with their peers who slumbered more than eight hours. (The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends nine to ten hours of sleep for teenagers.)...

exercise
2014-08-23 03:00:49

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report Increasing the amount or intensity of physical activity can cut the chances of older women developing a life-threatening irregular heartbeat, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association (JAHA). Researchers found that post-menopausal women, enrolled in the Women’s Health Initiative, who were the most physically active had a 10 percent lower risk of developing atrial fibrillation (AF), compared to...

2014-08-22 23:05:23

IFNH and ChopChop join forces to help children lead healthier lives. Watertown, MA (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 The New Jersey Institute for Food, Nutrition & Health (IFNH) at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey has joined forces with ChopChop Kids, an innovative children’s media organization, to educate young people about health and nutrition in a new partnership that will build on the strengths of both organizations. The partnership will encompass quarterly custom editions of...


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International Journal of Obesity
2012-05-14 15:47:25

The International Journal of Obesity (IJO) is a peer-reviewed medical journal published by the Nature Publishing Group. As of May 2012, the editors-in-chief are RL Atkinson and I MacDonald. The journal addresses the development and treatment of obesity, and the functional impairments associated with the obese state. It publishes basic science and clinical studies that address the biochemical, epidemiological, genetical, molecular, metabolic, nutritional, physiological, psychological and...

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