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2014-05-15 16:27:52

Beverly Hills Physicians knows that not all weight loss surgeries resolve obesity right away, but additional treatment is always available LOS ANGELES, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The medical team at Beverly Hills Physicians understands that going through a surgery only to find disappointing results can be extremely difficult, whatever the cause of the surgery's failure. Regardless, they are ready with such highly effective solutions as lap band revision to gastric sleeve...

2014-05-15 11:33:25

AAOS Obesity is associated with longer hospital stays and higher costs in total knee replacement (TKR) patients, independent of whether or not the patient has an obesity-related disease or condition (comorbidity), according to a new study published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery(JBJS). More than half of TKR patients have a body mass index (BMI) within the obesity range (greater than 30 kg/m²), which has been linked to a higher risk for related comorbidities such as diabetes,...

2014-05-15 11:30:02

Texas A&M AgriLife Communications A team of Texas A&M University System scientists have investigated how "body clock dysregulation" might affect obesity-related metabolic disorders. The team was led by Dr. Chaodong Wu, associate professor in the department of nutrition and food sciences of Texas A&M's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and Dr. David Earnest, professor in the department of neuroscience and experimental therapeutics, Texas A&M Health Science Center....

Physical Activity For Kids Increased Using Virtual Pet
2014-05-15 03:37:03

April Bailey, University Of Georgia Placing children into a mixed reality-part virtual environment and part real world-has great potential for increasing their physical activity and decreasing their risk of obesity, according to University of Georgia researchers. Sixty-one Georgia 4-H'ers, 9-12 years old, participated in a study designed to increase awareness and reduce childhood obesity. Participants set goals for the amount of physical activity they wanted to complete throughout the...

2014-05-15 08:29:02

Obesity Education Network Provides Tools to Help Physicians Assess and Manage Patients Who are Overweight or Obese WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. today announced the launch of a website that will provide physicians with access to comprehensive clinical information that addresses obesity screening and risk assessment, provider-patient partnerships and weight loss management. The website, called the Obesity Education Network (OEN), www.obesityeducationnetwork.com,...

2014-05-14 23:15:13

Atlanta dermatologists now offer Vanquish™, a non-surgical fat reduction treatment that uses radio frequency waves to melt away fat. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Dermatology Associates of Atlanta (DAA), a leader in adopting and refining the latest and most effective skin and fat reduction treatment technologies, is proud to announce the addition of FDA-approved Vanquish™ to their menu of services. Because patient education is at the forefront of their practice, our providers will...

2014-05-14 16:25:46

ROSEMONT, Ill., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Obesity is associated with longer hospital stays and higher costs in total knee replacement (TKR) patients, independent of whether or not the patient has an obesity-related disease or condition (comorbidity), according to a new study published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS). More than half of TKR patients have a body mass index (BMI) within the obesity range (greater than 30 kg/m²), which has been linked to a higher...

2014-05-13 23:16:09

Celebrate Vitamins partners with The Weight Loss Surgery Foundation of America granting bariatric supplements to patients in need. Wadsworth, OH (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Celebrate Assist is a program sponsored by Celebrate Vitamins in conjunction with the Weight Loss Surgery Foundation of America (WLSFA) in an effort to assist weight loss surgery patients defray the cost of supplementation when faced with financial hardship. This program contains two components. One is designed to assist...

2014-05-13 16:29:23

Dr. Michael Feiz has been in the forefront of pointing out the importance of the formerly obscure hunger hormone recently mentioned by Rosie O'Donnell LOS ANGELES, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In our celebrity centric-world, it often feels as if nothing is really real until someone famous talks about it. That's why leading bariatric surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz is delighted that comedian Rosie O'Donnell has referred to a formerly little known hunger hormone which is increasingly figuring...

2014-05-12 23:09:38

Total Body Lipo is a liposuction program performed extensively across the body focusing on fat-deposited areas. Shu Cosmetic Surgery uses cutting edge liposuction technologies to transform the whole body in one week in its ambulatory surgical facility. Minneapolis, Minnesota (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Shu Cosmetic Surgery of Twin Cities is now offering Total Body Lipo - liposuction performed extensively across the body focusing on fat-deposited areas. New liposuction technologies have improved...


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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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Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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