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2014-08-28 08:27:40

DM2 ENABLE Study data to be presented today at the 19th Annual Meeting of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EnteroMedics Inc. (NASDAQ: ETRM), the developer of medical devices using neuroblocking technology to treat obesity, metabolic diseases and other gastrointestinal disorders, announced that three year diabetes, hypertension and weight loss data from the Company's DM2 ENABLE Study of...

2014-08-26 23:13:45

SmartLipo is a laser-assisted lipolysis/liposuction unit. Featuring in-console ThermaGuide and SmartSense delivery systems, the holistic lipolysis therapy unit makes it possible for experts to track real-time temperature and motion-sensing feedback, rendering unmatched efficiency and safety to the lipolysis procedure. (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 For every Californian who has been troubled by their bulging bellies, and those hideous fleshy flanks, there is good news waiting. To relieve them of...

2014-08-26 23:11:31

Idaho physician, Dr. Warren Willey, launches new cartoon and Web site for CHEW IT!, a not-for-profit organization crusading to teach kids to stay away from soda pop and other sugary drinks. Pocatello, ID (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Globally, 1 billion soda pops are swallowed each day, including energy drinks. That’s not only a lot of calories, sugary drinks are a major contributor to our nation’s childhood obesity epidemic. To address this growing epidemic, Idaho physician and national...

2014-08-26 23:11:13

Diet Doc is excited to offer their patients Appetite Zap, the newly released suppressant to burn fat four times faster than anything on the market. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 In their effort to continue to bring the safest and best weight loss to patients nationwide and to help patients who have struggled unsuccessfully to lose that final 10 pounds to those who must lose 100 pounds or more, Diet Doc is excited and proud to announce their newest and most innovative diet...

2014-08-26 12:24:54

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC), along with supporting organizations, have issued formal letters to the leaders of Amazon.com, Apple Inc., Google Inc., and the Microsoft Corporation calling on each of them to remove offensive fat-shaming applications from their online app stores and strengthen their review process to ensure no further fat-shaming apps are approved for download. "Applications such as "Fatify," "Fatbooth,"...

2014-08-26 08:30:35

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Profil Institute for Clinical Research, Inc., an early phase clinical research organization (CRO) focused on diabetes and obesity, announced today a milestone in clinical research for diabetes with the completion of more than 200 phase I - IIa clinical trials encompassing every clinically relevant drug class for the treatment of type 1 and type 2 diabetes. "The significance of this vast amount of research is what it represents for the public...

2014-08-26 08:30:14

MONTREAL, Aug. 26, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - For several decades, Montreal and Quebec have been at the forefront of weight loss surgery. The Palais des Congres will host the 19(th) World Congress of the International Federation for Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic disorders, August 26-30(th), 2014. More than 2000 international surgeons coming from 78 countries will exchange the latest findings on new technologies, as well as assist in nearly 50 live surgical interventions from around the...

2014-08-25 23:09:03

Diet Doc’s medical weight loss programs deliver the best diet for fast weight loss by combining their powerful 100% pure hormone treatments with customized diet plans. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Diet Doc has benefitted from decades of scientific research, coupled with modern medical understanding, to create the best diet for fast weight loss. Their diet plans have helped people, in even the most remote regions of the country, restore their health and their figure by losing...

2014-08-25 20:21:22

Simplicity and outstanding nutrition are the watchwords for recovery and long-term success LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Studies show that, overall, obese patients who have had laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy keep the weight off in the long run. At the same time, the procedure is not magic and patients must adjust to their post-surgery body and then develop long-term habits that will ensure permanent weight loss. Although diet recommendations after gastric bypass surgery...

2014-08-25 16:26:31

LONDON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:United Kingdom Bariatric Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2020https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2280961/United-Kingdom-Bariatric-Surgery-Devices-Market-Outlook-to-2020.htmlUnited Kingdom Bariatric Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2020SummaryGlobalData's new report, "United Kingdom Bariatric Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the United Kingdom Bariatric...


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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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