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2014-07-28 10:27:48

Vanderbilt University Medical Center A probiotic that prevents obesity could be on the horizon. Bacteria that produce a therapeutic compound in the gut inhibit weight gain, insulin resistance and other adverse effects of a high-fat diet in mice, Vanderbilt University investigators have discovered. "Of course it's hard to speculate from mouse to human," said senior investigator Sean Davies, Ph.D., assistant professor of Pharmacology. "But essentially, we've prevented most of the...

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2014-07-28 05:16:16

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A previously undetected virus, discovered in intestinal samples, could influence the behavior of common gut bacteria and could even play a role in conditions such as diabetes and obesity, according to a new Nature Communications study. According to BBC News health reporter Smitha Mundasad, scientists from San Diego State University were exploring genetic material found in intestinal samples when they discovered a new type of...

2014-07-28 00:21:20

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study finds that few adult survivors of childhood cancer follow a heart-healthy lifestyle that protects against heart disease, diabetes and other health problems MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study found that 73 percent of adult survivors of childhood cancer more than doubled their risk of developing metabolic syndrome and related health problems by failing to follow a...

2014-07-27 23:02:37

The 3-Week Diet review that was just updated by Vkool.com reveals Brian Flatt’s diet program for losing weight and building lean muscle mass. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 According to the 3-Week Diet system review recently updated by Vkool.com, this is a comprehensive diet system that can help both men and women lose weight naturally without medications. The 3-Week Diet system, as it is reviewed now by Vkool, was developed by Brian Flatt, a nutrition specialist and weight loss...

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2014-07-26 03:00:23

Leigh MacMillan, Vanderbilt University A probiotic that prevents obesity could be on the horizon. Bacteria that produce a therapeutic compound in the gut inhibit weight gain, insulin resistance and other adverse effects of a high-fat diet in mice, Vanderbilt University investigators have discovered. “Of course it’s hard to speculate from mouse to human,” said senior investigator Sean Davies, Ph.D., assistant professor of Pharmacology. “But essentially, we’ve prevented most...

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2014-07-25 05:10:20

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Obesity is a problem in America and around the world. Obesity-caused illness have plagued healthcare systems worldwide. Some of these illnesses include diabetes, heart disease, respiratory illnesses, joint issues, and gastrointestinal problems. Employers and third-party payers (such as health insurance companies) have started to look at ways to help lower healthcare costs for obesity-related issues by looking into coverage for...

2014-07-25 04:21:43

A new study has found that grief before and/or during pregnancy may trigger obesity in children in adulthood. Dr. Michael Gabriel, of a noted Staten Island Pediatrics clinic, GPM Pediatrics, reacts to the study result. BOHEMIA, N.Y., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Michael Gabriel of a prominent Staten Island Pediatrics clinic, GPM Pediatrics, reacts to a recent study, which shows how grief in pregnancy may cause obesity in adulthood. Photo -...

2014-07-24 16:26:38

The estimated 2014 medical cost of obesity in the U.S. is $200 billion SYRACUSE, N.Y., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, 3Pound Health(TM) announced the full commercial release of Euco(TM), a patient-engagement platform designed to expand the reach and impact of clinician-managed health and wellness programs. Euco is a disruptive innovation that recognizes the reality of today's behavior-driven healthcare challenges manifested most recognizably in obesity and chronic disease. 3Pound Health...

2014-07-24 12:27:39

DANVILLE, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A parent's bariatric surgery could be an opportunity to break the cycle of obesity in an overweight son - body mass index (BMI) of 85 to 94 - according to a Geisinger research study published in the July issue of Obesity. The Geisinger study is considered the largest study of the effect of an adult's Roux-enY (RYGB) gastric bypass surgery on the weight of children in the same household. Leveraging Geisinger's advanced...

2014-07-23 23:28:51

The Cruise Control Diet Pdf review that was just updated by Vkool.com reveals James Ward's diet book that promises efficiency in losing weight and building muscles. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 According to The Cruise Control Diet Pdf review recently updated by Vkool.com, this is a comprehensive diet guide that uncovers to readers 4 general rules for weight loss, including: Eat natural foods, which help people’s body burn fat naturally Avoid packaged and processed foods,...


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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
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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