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2014-09-26 16:23:37

Weight loss surgery from physicians like Dr. Michael Feiz proven effective in numerous studies, while weight loss claims for "miracle" products prove baseless LOS ANGELES, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Writing for two of the leading medical journals, BMJ and JAMA, medical investigators Dr. David Arterburn and Dr. Anita Courcoulas recently took up the question of whether weight loss surgery is needed for severely obese individuals. As explained in an article on the Group Health...

2014-09-26 04:21:25

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, September 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Debiopharm Group(TM) (Debiopharm), a Swiss-based global biopharmaceutical company developing prescription drugs that target unmet medical needs and companion diagnostics for personalized medicine, will be presenting the 'JCA-Mauvernay Award' on September 27 to Doctors Eiji Hara from the Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research for his basic research on Cellular senescence and cancer: a gut microbial connection and...

2014-09-25 23:02:48

Drs. Michael Bilof and Basil Yurcisin of Garden State Bariatrics Center of New Jersey are announcing great new happenings at GSBWC! Scotch Plains, NJ (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Garden State Bariatrics & Wellness Center is now affiliated with Debora Heart and Lung Center in Browns Mills, NJ. The bariatrics unit is brand new there! The doctors are thrilled to now offer the Duodenal Switch. As per their website, “The Duodenal switch (DS) may be the most effective bariatric...

2014-09-25 16:26:18

If busy people like Chris Christie and Rosie O'Donnell can find time for weight loss so can you! Dr. Feiz and Associates want to help you do it. LOS ANGELES, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Think you don't have time to lose weight? Think again! New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has an entire state to run, is constantly dodging questions about his presidential ambitions and is one of the nation's most outspoken and controversial figures. Today Governor Christie announced that he has...

2014-09-24 23:09:36

A recent in-house survey revealed that a whopping 97% of Diet Doc clients lost up to 20 pounds per month, while balancing blood sugar levels, reducing blood pressure and increasing energy. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Ever wonder why a nap is almost always necessary after consuming a high-carb meal? The answer is that the body digests foods high in sugar and carbohydrates more rapidly causing blood sugar levels to spike, typically resulting in a very brief burst of energy...

teen obesity
2014-09-24 03:00:50

Marta Cyperling, University of Calgary Combination of aerobic exercise and resistance training brings strongest results in test What exercise program can best fight the “epidemic” of teen obesity? According to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Pediatrics, by combining aerobic exercise with resistance training. The Healthy Eating Aerobic and Resistance Training in Youth (HEARTY) study, led by researchers at the University of Calgary and...

2014-09-23 23:13:38

Simply G Media Network today announces the release of an interview with Vi 5 Star Ambassador and Entrepreneur GJ Reynolds and Discusses A PSA That Blames Parents For Obesity, on Simply G Radio Show with host Neil Haley, the Total Tutor. Lincoln, NE (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Neil Haley, the Total Tutor host of the Simply G Radio Show, interviewed Vi 5 Star Ambassador, Entrepreneur and Vi Millionaire GJ Reynolds to find out what his take was on the PSA blaming parents for children's...

2014-09-23 20:22:22

Congratulates The Alliance For A Healthier Generation And The American Beverage Association On Their Commitment To The Clinton Global Initiative WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Today the Alliance for a Healthier Generation and the American Beverage Association announced that they have made a commitment to the Clinton Global Initiative to reduce beverage calories consumed in the United States by 20% by 2025. "This announcement is another significant step forward and comes...

2014-09-23 12:31:09

TUSTIN, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Andrew Technologies LLC and ITEM Medical Technologies Group of Turkey www.item.com.tr, a major medical distributor in many countries of the middle east and Eurasia have signed a distribution agreement whereby ITEM will manage the commercialization of HydraSolve® in 25 countries, encompassing a total population of almost 600 million. In addition to spearheading the launch of HydraSolve® in these markets, ITEM is also making a significant...

2014-09-23 12:30:01

CONCORD, N.C., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MilkSplash(TM) Milk Flavoring has joined the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF), a broad coalition of more than 255 retailers, food and beverage manufacturers, restaurants and other organizations committed to help reduce obesity -- especially childhood obesity. The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation promotes ways to help people achieve a healthy weight through energy balance -- calories in and calories out. It focuses its...


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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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humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'