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2014-07-15 20:21:33

Nationally renowned bariatric surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz aims to leave no question unanswered with free group presentations on weight loss surgery options. LOS ANGELES, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients battling severe obesity should not be overwhelmed by questions and the myriad of modern options for treatment. Help is readily available through one of the informational seminars held regularly at the offices of the nation's leading bariatric surgeon, Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S. Whether a...

2014-07-15 20:21:24

Renowned Beverly Hills Dermatologic Surgeon Discusses Cutting-Edge Lipedema Treatment LOS ANGELES, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. David Amron, elite dermatologic surgeon and liposuction expert of Beverly Hills, CA, was featured on Southern California NBC news Friday for his unique approach in treating lipedema, a fat storage condition impacting 17 million women nationwide. Lipedema is an often-misdiagnosed disease with no proven cure other than tumescent lymphatic sparing...

2014-07-15 10:23:15

American Heart Association American Heart Association Scientific Statement A first-time comprehensive overview of cardiovascular disease among Hispanics in the U.S. outlines the burden of heart disease and stroke as well as emphasizes the importance of culturally appropriate healthcare for this population. The American Heart Association scientific statement is published in the Association's journal Circulation. Hispanics represent the fastest-growing racial or ethnic population...

2014-07-15 08:29:10

Author Rosemary Hershey shares her personal experience to help women change their habits and mindset to live life successfully. BURLINGAME, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Overweight and obese women are impacted by weight bias in business which may be a hidden barrier to career advancement, according to studies cited by author of Diet-Bailout, Rosemary Hershey. study Hershey believes bias exists against women who become too fleshy, and it's not exclusive to the business world....

2014-07-15 08:27:36

Patients and Healthcare Professionals from California, Illinois, Minnesota and New Jersey Honored for Devotion to Healthy Lifestyles FLORHAM PARK, N.J., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestle Health Science today announced the winners of the fifth annual OPTIFAST(®) "New You" weight loss contest. Three OPTIFAST patients, whose combined weight loss totals more than 282 pounds*, will receive an all-expense-paid getaway trip this summer for a weekend of rejuvenation in recognition of their...

2014-07-15 08:24:28

AUSTIN, Texas, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A new technique for liposuction is revolutionizing the way body contouring surgery is performed, says Austin, Texas plastic surgeons, Dr. Ashley Gordon and Dr. Dustin Reid of Restora Austin Plastic Surgery Centre. They are two of a select group of plastic surgeons in the country that have been trained to offer what's called SAFELipo®, a radically different way to not only remove stubborn fat pockets and bulges, but to truly sculpt...

2014-07-15 04:22:07

New data on fewer new cases in developed nations suggests possibility of prevention and risk reduction COPENHAGEN, Denmark, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While the global epidemic of Alzheimer's disease continues to grow, new data on lower incidence in the "youngest old" from developed countries in Europe and the United States suggest the possibility of reducing risk and/or preventing the disease, according to the results of several research studies announced at the Alzheimer's...

2014-07-14 23:07:13

Brand new obesity research has found that simply adding fruit and vegetables to a diet is not enough to trigger weight loss, lending credence to the portion control method of losing weight. Ace Medical Weight Loss Center gives tips to proper portion control to lose weight. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Many diet plans often recommend eating plenty of fruits and vegetables, but a study by the School of Public Health at the University of Alabama found that increased fruit and...

2014-07-14 23:06:46

Jawflex double chin exercise mouthguards introduces a doctor-trusted method for losing a double chin. Huntington Beach, CA (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Many people are unhappy with their jawline. Hundreds of thousands of people undergo plastic surgery to reduce a “double chin.” A new product that has hit the market, however, eliminates the need to go under the knife. Jawflex is a double chin exercise mouth guard that works the jaw muscles, therefore tightening the skin in that area and...

2014-07-14 23:00:11

BariatricDate.net is a new dating website, launched to serve the bariatric community, especially those who have undergone bariatric surgery. This dating website is also open to those seeking friendships and support before, during or after weight loss surgery. Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Between 150,000 and 160,000 people receive bariatric surgery each year. [1] Whether someone chooses surgery or another weight loss program, a healthy support system is proven to help dieters lose...


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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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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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