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2014-08-20 23:12:07

After years of building their reputation as a highly rated, professional and patient friendly primary care practice, Germantown and Gaithersburg, MD's Doctors First recently announced they are now also offering weight loss services. The response from patients has been very enthusiastic. (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Unhealthy weight issues are, unfortunately, a concern that a great many Americans struggle with every day. While there are many plans and programs commercially available that...

2014-08-20 16:25:10

LA area bariatric surgeon, Dr. Feiz, provides insight into how weight loss surgery will change a patient's lifestyle...starting well before the actual procedure LOS ANGELES, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past several years, weight loss surgery has become increasingly popular, and for good reason. As study after study has confirmed, its efficacy against not only the disease of obesity itself, but such potentially devastating illnesses as diabetes, the evidence supporting a...

2014-08-19 23:14:44

Whether it’s for sports or looks, there are a lot of men out there who are hoping this school year holds new and exciting adventures with a new body. Even if wanting to gain weight and muscle mass or overcoming a bulking plateau, CB-1 Weight Gainer offers these four tips to help men bulk up. Orem, UT (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Whether it’s for sports or looks, there are a lot of men out there who are hoping this school year holds new and exciting adventures with a new body. Even if...

2014-08-19 23:11:10

40 thought leaders within the Fat Activism and Size Diversity movements unite to discuss size discrimination, bias, shame and civil rights challenges faced by people of size. The purpose of the conference is to provide all people with "Tools for the Revolution." Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Over 40 activists, speakers, performers and advocates are coming together for the Fat Activism Conference, a teleconference designed for people of all sizes who are interested in...

2014-08-19 23:10:28

A new article released on the site Vinamy.com entitled ‘Getting the Perfect Body Through the “Miranda Kerr Diet”: Three Easy Steps to Looking like a Supermodel ‘ shows a complete variety of food choices which people can incorporate into their everyday diets to achieve a body like a supermodel. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Miranda Kerr is one of the most popular commercial models in the world because of how she maintains a perfectly beautiful body. However, it is through...

2014-08-19 23:01:42

Leading national expert in non-surgical rejuvenation, plastic surgeon Dr. Benjamin Bassichis is one of the first to offer the exclusive and revolutionary UltraShape technology for non-surgical fat destruction performed safely and effectively - and without downtime. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Respected Dallas Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Benjamin Bassichis, is among the first nationwide to feature one of the most advanced non-surgical liposuction devices namely the newly FDA approved...

2014-08-19 08:32:31

One Large Eggland's Best Egg Contains Just 60 Calories CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After years of testing, Eggland's Best (EB) is proud to announce that the calorie count for their large eggs has been reduced from 70 calories to 60 calories. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130212/NY57963LOGO "Three different outside labs were used to confirm the lower calorie content," said Bart Slaugh, PhD, Director of Quality Assurance at Eggland's Best. "The calorie...

2014-08-18 16:28:17

Obese children become obese adults; weight loss specialist Dr. Michael Feiz details the causes LOS ANGELES, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Obesity continues to rise in the United States at pandemic levels; in no area is this more disturbing than its unchecked spread amongst children. Our nation's youth are facing an explosion of obesity that has doubled in children and quadrupled amongst adolescents over the last thirty years. While successfully treating adults struggling with extreme...

2014-08-18 12:27:23

ALBANY, New York, August 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Laparoscopy Devices Market (Laparoscopes, Irrigation Systems, Insufflation Devices, Trocars, Sample Retrieval Bags, Wound Protectors, Internal Closure Devices, Gastric Bands, Hand-Assist Devices, and Energy Systems) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global laparoscopy devices market was valued at...

Disrupting Microbes In Gut Early In Life Can Lead To Obesity In Adulthood
2014-08-18 03:06:38

Cell Press Certain microbes found in the gut may protect against obesity and diabetes. A study published by Cell Press August 14th in the journal Cell reveals that these microbes shape their hosts' metabolism very early in life and that disrupting them with short-term exposure to antibiotics during infancy can cause metabolic changes that appear to increase the risk of obesity in adulthood. These findings in mice are helping researchers identify which gut bacteria are crucial to metabolic...


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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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