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2014-06-23 23:09:17

According to the Director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington in Seattle, 3.4 million deaths in 2013 were caused as a direct result of people being overweight. The worrying figures come as the world battles an obesity crisis, Dr Nwe gives tips on how to jump start one's weight loss. Rock Hill, South Carolina (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 SlimPlate System is a portion control method which can help to trigger dramatic weight loss in a healthy and...

2014-06-23 12:29:17

Those Who Take Steps Report Greater Satisfaction with Weight Loss Medications and Surgical Procedures WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An analysis of data from the 2012 U.S. National Health and Wellness Survey showed that the majority of those affected by obesity are not taking steps to lose weight (58.4%). The analysis of more than 71,157 respondents, including approximately 23,000 adults with obesity, was conducted by Eisai Inc. and Kantar Health and results were...

2014-06-23 10:20:10

Garvan Institute of Medical Research A new study being presented today at ICE/ENDO 2014, the joint meeting of the International Society of Endocrinology and the Endocrine Society in Chicago, demonstrates that ambient temperatures can influence the growth or loss of brown fat in people. Cool environments stimulate growth, warm environments loss. Brown fat, also known as brown adipose tissue, is a special kind of fat that burns energy to generate heat. It keeps small animals and babies...

2014-06-23 09:37:29

Monash University An international team of scientists led by Monash University researchers has shown how free radicals contribute to type 2 diabetes, obesity and fatty liver disease. Type 2 diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease are key complications of obesity as 80 per cent of patients with type 2 diabetes are obese, and 75 per cent of patients who are obese or have type 2 diabetes also have fatty liver disease. The team, led by Professor Tony Tiganis from the Department...

2014-06-23 08:29:58

New brief is larger, 25% more absorbent and 35% drier to help care facilities offer better incontinence protection to bariatric residents, as obesity levels grow PHILADELPHIA, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SCA, a leading global hygiene and forest products company and the maker of TENA(® )incontinence and skin care products, today announced the introduction of a new, higher performance TENA Stretch 3XL Bariatric Brief to its comprehensive product portfolio. Now the largest and most...

2014-06-23 08:28:08

BOSTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rhythm announced today the presentation of results from a clinical trial that evaluated the effect of RM-493, the company's novel melanocortin 4 receptor (MC4R) agonist, on resting energy expenditure in obese subjects. Analysis of the data indicates that RM-493 increased resting energy expenditure significantly in this trial. The study results were presented by Monica Skarulis, MD, an investigator at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), at the...

2014-06-23 08:27:43

Gelesis100 2.25 g demonstrated significant weight loss in a double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group 12-week study of overweight and obese subjects, including prediabetics BOSTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gelesis Inc., a company focused on developing treatments for overweight and obese subjects, including prediabetics, presented today the results of a proof of concept study with its lead product, Gelesis100. In the 12-week study, 2.25 g of Gelesis100 taken twice a day...

2014-06-22 23:02:47

Weight Loss Hypnosis Pro is the latest program developed by Steve Jones, who promises to teach people how to get their body in shape. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 22, 2014 Weight Loss Hypnosis Pro is a new program developed by Steve Jones, who has many years of experience in the health and fitness industry. The program provides people with a lot of exercises, techniques, tips, and detailed instructions on...

2014-06-21 23:03:14

Laser-assisted Advanced SmartLipo system comes across as an ideal means to treat localized fat deposits around face and other parts of the body. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 21, 2014 MetroMD, one of the leading names in hormone replacement, stem cell and regenerative therapy in California, now enters into a highly competitive domain of liposuction therapies with Mr Devin Stone, the Director of Operations at MetroMD, announcing his company’s decision to include services of SmartLipo in...

2014-06-20 23:08:20

The brand new Foods That Burn Calories article, released on the site Vkool.com, shows a full list of 13 foods that help people lose weight fast. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 The article on the site Vkool.com shows a list of 13 foods that burn calories to help people burn fat quickly. Foods That Burn Calories is a new article that is very useful for people who want to lose weight naturally. Lien Nguyen – the writer of this article – states that people should eat the foods she...


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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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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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