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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...

2014-06-20 23:06:34

The SlimePlate System of portion control has extended its congratulations to the Queen of Weight Loss as it issued a renewed call for dieters and overeaters to explore portion control ahead of more drastic measures such as diet pills and surgery. (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Lora-Lee Mackie was 224lbs before she started controlling her portions, and her weight had caused her to develop a catalogue of health problems, including asthma, fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis, a heart condition and issues...

2014-06-20 23:04:52

A pioneer in moderate risk population health services joins PHA. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 The Population Health Alliance, the leader in advancing the principles of population health, announced today a new member: DPS Health, the leader in moderate risk population health services. “We are thrilled to welcome DPS Health as a PHA member,” said Population Health Alliance interim Executive Director, Fred Goldstein. “It showcases the diversity and breadth of our membership,...

2014-06-20 23:03:10

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care has selected NutriSavings as its nutrition partner, becoming the first health insurance company in the U.S. to deploy the rewards-based nutrition program. Harvard Pilgrim will offer NutriSavings as a wellness benefit to its members in Massachusetts, Maine and New Hampshire. Newton, MA (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Harvard Pilgrim subscribers who enroll in NutriSavings will earn financial rewards based on their healthy grocery purchases, and will access digital tools to...


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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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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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