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2014-05-16 23:08:40

N.C.O.F.®’s campaign intends to answer the questions most often asked by caregivers of children, “What can I feed my children and grandchildren that’s nutritious and healthy?” Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 The National Childhood Obesity Foundation®, Inc. (N.C.O.F.®) announced its plans to launch a national “health and nutrition awareness” campaign featuring Celebrity Chef Nikki Shaw. The N.C.O.F.® awareness program will focus on educating children and...

2014-05-16 23:01:35

Numerous studies linking obesity to OSA have dentists attending dental continuing education courses with Sleep Group Solutions, to learn screening and treatment methods for snoring and sleep apnea patients. New Orleans Dental Sleep Medicine lecture is on July 11-12th with Dr. George Jones. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 According to the Trust For Americas Health, Louisiana is home to some of Americas most obese adults, coming in at 34.7 percent, while the national average is 27.6...

2014-05-16 20:20:21

Renowned bariatric surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz is looking forward to a busy summer as patients seek solutions to obesity LOS ANGELES, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the phones of Dr. Michael Feiz's Southern California offices ring throughout the day, any thought of a Memorial Day or summer vacation seems a million miles away. A call regarding a past lap band at the doctor's Beverly Hills Office is followed by a prospective patient asking about a weight loss surgery at Marina Del Rey...

2014-05-16 16:25:21

OTTAWA, May 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The issue: One lot of Lite Fit USA (Lot Number 13165, Exp. 05/17) is being voluntarily recalled in the U.S. after analysis by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration revealed the lot contains the undeclared prescription drug sibutramine. Lite Fit USA is not authorized for sale in Canada, but Health Canada has confirmed that this lot was imported and sold by the retail store Hoang Oanh Sandwich, 7178 St. Denis, Montreal, Québec. The affected lot may...

2014-05-16 12:27:55

The Lipo 7 product is a perfect alternative to the HCG injection product for those preferring vitamins, minerals and amino acids over the hcg injections. NEW HAVEN, Conn., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Lipotropic Injections are weight loss injections made of natural ingredients like vitamins, minerals and amino acids that assist in metabolizing and burning fats stored in the body. These nutrients are typically given in concentrated doses not typically found in just one meal...

2014-05-16 08:26:21

BOSTON, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gelesis, Inc., a clinical stage company developing a new category of therapy to safely treat overweight, obese and diabetic patients, has raised $12M as it advances the development of its lead product, Gelesis100, toward commercialization, bringing the total amount Gelesis has raised to over $42M. GELESIS100 is a smart pill that is designed to treat the physiological symptoms of hunger without surgery, invasive procedures or systemic...

2014-05-16 08:25:50

LAS VEGAS, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from the SCALE(TM) Obesity and Pre-diabetes phase 3a trial will be presented on May 16, 2014, for the first time at the 23rd Annual Congress of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE). Data showed that after 56 weeks of treatment, liraglutide 3 mg, in combination with diet and exercise, provided significantly greater weight loss of 8% from baseline compared to 2.6% with placebo (P<0.0001). This is the largest...

2014-05-15 23:12:17

Juice For Fat Loss is a new program that teaches people how to eliminate their stubborn fat easily. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Juice For Fat Loss is a new program developed Arttemis and Krystalle, who have many years of experience in the health and fitness industry. The program provides people with a lot of drink recipes and detailed instructions on how to get rid of fat. The program is designed to...

2014-05-15 23:04:57

Epione Medical Corporation announces that CoolSculpting®, the breakthrough fat-freezing technology, is now available at their Beverly Hills facility. Dr Simon Ourian says that he’s excited to offer the revolutionary non-invasive fat reduction system to his patients. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 CoolSculpting® is a patented, FDA approved procedure that employs a targeted cooling process to rid the body of unwanted fat cells. Research indicated that fat cells are...

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...


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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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baudekin
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