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2014-08-01 20:21:41

New research finds that obesity-fighting treatments like sleeve gastrectomy offered at Beverly Hills Physicians can alleviate severe complications of obesity LOS ANGELES, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's no secret that obesity is a growing problem in the U.S., and that the disease can increase the risk of severe health issues like arthritis, cancer, and heart disease. That's why bariatric treatments like sleeve gastrectomy provided by the acclaimed beauty and wellness team at...

2014-07-31 23:23:22

NLA for Her is the pioneer of women’s sports supplements. Nashua Nutrition now carries the line of five women-centric products that support the female athlete as well as women who pursue an active lifestyle. Nashua,NH (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Nashua Nutrition is announcing the availability of five specific nutritional supplements that have been designed and clinically tested to support active women’s health. Her Aminos is a comprehensive Amino Acid Blend that increases endurance, builds...

2014-08-01 00:21:06

From curing type 2 diabetes to preventing strokes and heart attacks, to improving people's personal and professional lives, leading surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz has seen bariatric benefits first hand LOS ANGELES, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anyone who has been paying attention to the press coverage of weight loss medicine can't help but notice a growing medical and scientific consensus regarding bariatric surgeries. They work, and they work very well. Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S. is...

2014-07-31 23:08:44

The Biggest Loser Resort at Fitness Ridge in Southern Utah has officially adopted Fitness Ridge as its brand moving forward. Ivins, UT (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Fitness Ridge announced today that they will be rebranding to Fitness Ridge. With the brand change comes more involvement by the Fitness Ridge founders – a new lecture series featuring the “reality model” used by Franklin Covey to shape behaviors, trips to Zion’s National Park, a more affordable resort pricing structure, and a...

2014-07-31 23:02:21

A program for anyone looking to experience weight loss “boot camp” is coming to the University of Colorado Anschutz Health and Wellness Center (AHWC) as a one-week destination weight loss boot camp and transformation program. “Extreme Weight Loss: Destination Boot Camp,” a collaboration between AHWC and Eyeworks USA, is an evidenced-based program inspired by the unscripted series “Extreme Weight Loss,” produced for ABC by Eyeworks USA. AURORA, Colo. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 A...

2014-07-31 17:12:08

University of California - Davis Metabolic syndrome connected to DDT exposure in womb Exposure of pregnant mice to the pesticide DDT is linked to an increased risk of obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol and related conditions in female offspring later in life, according to a study led by the University of California, Davis. The study, published online July 30 in the journal PLOS ONE, is the first to show that developmental exposure to DDT increases the risk of females later...

2014-07-31 16:28:14

Dr. Feiz and Associates suggests facts that can help persuade concerned loved ones that weight loss surgery is worth serious consideration LOS ANGELES, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Feiz and Associates has found that some individuals who are seriously interested in having a weight loss surgery are struggling with getting approval from their loved ones. Simply listing the increasingly well-documented benefits of weight surgery is not doing the trick, it seems. Some significant...

2014-07-31 16:28:10

Anschutz Health and Wellness Center begins transformational program AURORA, Colo., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A program for anyone looking to experience weight loss "boot camp" is coming to University of Colorado's Anschutz Health and Wellness Center (AHWC) as a one-week destination weight loss boot camp and transformation program. "Extreme Weight Loss: Destination Boot Camp," a collaboration between AHWC and Eyeworks USA, is an evidenced-based program inspired by the unscripted...

2014-07-31 12:28:54

TAMPA, Fla., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) and the YMCA of Central Florida are proud to announce an exciting new partnership aimed at educating the public about obesity, health and wellness and much more. With synergistic missions focused on overall health, the partnership is a proactive step forward to help the more than 93 million Americans impacted by the disease of obesity. Founded more than 160 years ago, the YMCA brings to...

2014-07-31 04:22:59

-- Newly FDA cleared device with limited release placed in Troy based practice is the first in the Midwest! Now fat destruction is available minus downtime and bothersome contour irregularities.. TROY, Mich., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Kathleen Gilmore, MD, a Troy based physician and founder of Procerus Skin Care with locations in both Ann Arbor and Troy is the first physician in the Midwest to offer the UltraShape(TM), a breakthrough treatment recently FDA cleared for...


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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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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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