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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...

2014-07-30 20:23:04

A single procedure with renowned bariatric surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz can add many years to your life...and much life to your years! LOS ANGELES, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the most frequent worries leading bariatric surgeon Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S. hears when people come to his office seeking weight loss surgery is that they fear they will pass away early and have less time to spend with their children, or fail to accomplish important life goals. Their concern is...

2014-07-30 16:28:44

--Aramark Invests $750,000 in "Home Plate" 3-Year Research Study-- PHILADELPHIA, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Aramark, a $14 billion global provider of award winning services in food, facilities management and uniforms, launched a new partnership today called "Home Plate," a thought leadership research study to enhance the health and well-being of families. The study is anchored by a $750,000, three-year grant from The...

diet gut flora
2014-07-30 05:21:02

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It has been evident for a while that men and women react to diet differently. Men lose weight easier than women, men need more calories than women because of muscle mass, and there are even differences in eating styles. Now, a new study led by The University of Texas at Austin reveals that even our gut microbes react differently to our diet, even if that diet is exactly the same. The findings, published in Nature Communication,...

2014-07-29 23:15:30

CB-1 Weight Gainer offers these three tips on how to gain weight fast and get your body bathing suit ready. Orem, UT (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 CB-1 Weight Gainer understands that walking the beaches or sitting poolside is hard in a body you can’t be proud of. Unfortunately, getting that body isn’t always the easiest task. If you are hoping to add muscle or curves to your body these three tips should help you gain the weight you want. First, eat enough calories. Gaining weight is all...

2014-07-29 16:26:41

ST. PAUL, Minn., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EnteroMedics Inc. (NASDAQ: ETRM), the developer of medical devices using neuroblocking technology to treat obesity, metabolic diseases and other gastrointestinal disorders, today announced that it will host a conference call on Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 11:00 AM Eastern Time to discuss financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 and to provide a business update. Conference Call Details The second quarter conference...

2014-07-29 08:32:10

-- 2014 Nomination follows Previous Nomination in 2013 -- WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. and SAN DIEGO, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. and Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) announced today that BELVIQ(®) (lorcaserin HCl) has been nominated by the Galien Foundation and Awards Committee for the 2014 Prix Galien USA Award in the Best Pharmaceutical Agent category. BELVIQ was previously nominated for this award in 2013. "Eisai's commitment to patient care is the driving force behind our...

2014-07-29 08:28:10

Backed by $5.8 million in Series A funding from Signia, Data Collective, Promus and Bessemer, along with angels including Susan Wojcicki, Kurbo adapts Stanford's renowned pediatric obesity program to digital PALO ALTO, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kurbo Health today announced the launch of Kurbo, the first safe and effective program to tackle the childhood obesity epidemic using mobile tools. For the first time, children, teens and their parents have access to a safe,...

obesity and exercise
2014-07-29 03:30:00

Diabetologia New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) suggests that both higher levels of physical activity and lower levels of sitting in leisure time may be required to substantially reduce the risk of obesity. The research is by Joshua Bell and colleagues, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL (University College London), UK. Physical activity and sitting time (or 'sedentariness') are two common...

Latest Obesity Reference Libraries

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
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.