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2014-04-18 23:07:45

How a 67-year-old man lost weight and started a revolution in weight loss. Over a decade later and still going strong, their Healthy Weight Loss Team launches a new explainer video in order to reach a broader audience. (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Twelve years ago, a man in his late sixties had a wake-up call when he realized that friends his age were increasingly beginning to suffer from a multitude of health problems and some were even starting to die. Not wanting to be another statistic,...

2014-04-18 23:05:34

Renowned liposuction expert Richard Fitzpatrick, MD, of Cosmetic Laser Dermatology in San Diego discusses the CoolSculpting fat removal system’s recognition in the beauty magazine’s annual Beauty Choice awards. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 A recent article announced that the CoolSculpting procedure was named “Best Body Treatment” as part of NewBeauty magazine’s Beauty Choice Awards. At Cosmetic Laser Dermatology, one of the few San Diego practices to utilize the...

2014-04-18 23:00:43

The non-profit Children’s Obesity Fund, cofounded by the Omidi brothers, is donating funds to the Obesity Prevention Center for Children and Youth, a highly effective organization that offers diverse programs to teach healthy habits to the young people of Brockton, Massachusetts. The donation will help purchase a new software program to track the weight loss, fitness level, and life style changes of participating youth. (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 The state of Massachusetts has one of the...

2014-04-18 12:02:46

Certain prenatal risk factors are associated with the development of chronic kidney disease in children, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). Future studies should investigate whether modifying these factors could help protect children's kidney health. Risks for certain types of kidney disease may arise before birth, and researchers suspect that the development of chronic kidney disease (CKD) may be programmed...

2014-04-18 11:27:46

Weight gain in children after they have their tonsils removed (adenotonsillectomy) occurs primarily in children who are smaller and younger at the time of the surgery, and weight gain was not linked with increased rates of obesity. About 500,000 children in the United States have their tonsils removed each year. The childhood obesity rate prompted reevaluation of the question of weight gain after adenotonsillectomy. The authors reviewed medical records and the final study consisted of...

2014-04-18 00:21:04

Dr. Michael Feiz has helped countless patients abandon the destructive but familiar habits of the past LOS ANGELES, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unfortunately, we sometimes grow used to the things we would most like to change in our lives. In regards to permanent weight loss, obtaining a lap band or gastric sleeve surgery in Beverly Hills with noted surgeon Michael Feiz, MD, FACS can help a patient abandon old and detrimental habits. For every glowing weight loss surgery...

2014-04-17 23:13:50

The Metabolic Switch Diet Plan designed by Sally Asher is the latest fitness course that helps people lose weight and keep it off forever. A full review on the site Vkool.com indicates if it is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 The Metabolic Switch Diet Plan is the latest cooking course for those people who want to learn how to increase their body’s metabolism, and how to burn more fat than ever before. This course provides learners with a wide range of exercises to build...

2014-04-17 23:12:46

From May 2014 British patients flying to Mexico for bariatric surgery will enjoy direct flights into Puerto Vallarta from London and Manchester, UK. Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Fantastic news for British patients flying to Mexico for weight loss surgery. From the 1st of May this year international tour operator TUI Travel begins a new route connecting major international hubs in the UK such as London and Manchester with Mexican city Puerto Vallarta. Up until now,...

2014-04-17 23:01:47

Research conducted at Rush University Medical Center suggests that short sleep duration may increase a child’s risk of obesity in low-income households. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 A new study by researchers at Rush University Medical Center suggests that short sleep duration may increase a child’s risk of obesity in low-income households. And, the link between sleep duration and children’s weight status can be traced back to aspects of the home environment....

2014-04-17 23:00:45

The non-profit Children’s Obesity Fund, cofounded by Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi, is helping support the 10-week Dancing Classrooms program for the fifth grade class at Mountain Meadow Elementary School in Buckley, Washington. While learning to dance, students will have fun, stay fit and also cultivate essential life skills. (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Children’s Obesity Fund, cofounded by the Omidi brothers, is happy to sponsor the Dancing Classrooms program at Mountain Meadow...


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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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