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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...

2014-05-12 23:00:23

The Children’s Obesity Fund is supporting a new children’s obesity prevention program of the Alliance of Massachusetts YMCAs with an initial donation in seed funding. Using the YMCA’s Healthy Eating and Physical Activity (HEPA) standards, the program includes daily exercise and healthy snacks along with an educational component that will initially rollout at up to 20 of the YMCA’s after school sites, impacting approximately 1,000 children and eventually, it is the Alliance’s...

2014-05-12 20:23:17

Dr. Michael Feiz has helped countless patients overcome such issues as obesity-related fatty liver disease LOS ANGELES, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- People with fatty liver problems who may be considering a gastric sleeve or lap band in Beverly Hills with Dr. Michael Feiz have some new information to consider. A study of the effect of bariatric procedures on NAFLD (non-alcoholic fatty liver disease) has proven to be another weight loss surgery testimonial alongside recent evidence...

2014-05-12 20:23:14

Burlington and WomenHeart Tour raises $1.4 million to advance education and awareness in this high-risk community WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, at the launch of National Women's Health Week, findings from the recent nationwide Heart of Style Tour, a partnership between WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease and Burlington Stores reveal that Hispanic-American women were found to be physically inactive and have body mass index (BMI) in the...

2014-05-12 08:31:37

9 in 10 Women Say They Keep Clothing In Wrong Sizes - On Average, 14 Pieces ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey of women who want to lose weight finds that, on average, women have 14 items of clothing in their closets that don't fit. The reason? Sixty-eight percent of women said they keep ill-fitting clothes with the hope they will fit one day. The survey was conducted by Wakefield Research for Slimfast®,the weight-loss brand that has helped millions get what...

2014-05-12 04:21:44

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Women In Government will bring together legislators from across the country to participate in the Diabetes & Obesity Summit in San Diego, California on May 14-15, 2014. The Summit will afford legislators an opportunity to look at ways to identify costs and problems associated with diabetes and obesity in their states. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140426/81072 With this conference, Women In Government will continue...


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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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