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2014-02-13 23:01:31

The Children’s Obesity Fund cofounders are concerned about the findings of a study linking poor sleeping habits to obesity and are currently searching for a nonprofit to support that encourages healthy sleeping habits for children. New findings reveal that sleep-deprived children eat more calories during the day and that kids that adhere to a regular sleep schedule tend to weigh less. (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 New research connecting lack of sleep with obesity and obesity-related...

2014-02-13 12:27:58

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Armed with overwhelming research linking soda and sugary drink consumption to skyrocketing rates of obesity, diabetes, and tooth decay, the nation's first legislation requiring safety warning labels on sugary drinks sold in California was introduced today by State Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel). "When the science is this conclusive, the state of California has a responsibility to take steps to protect consumers," stated...

2014-02-12 23:29:28

The studies are out there, and it's clear to see, there is a link between obesity and lower back pain; a recent study links being overweight with higher chances of developing lower back pain. With each category of body mass, the risks increase dramatically. Palm Beach Gardens, FL (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 The studies are out there, and it's clear to see, there is a link between obesity and lower back pain. In a recent study that examines the influence that physical activity has...

2014-02-12 23:27:24

oBand Surgery Centers is organizing a evaluation for people who are desirous of getting a weight loss surgery done. The patients with PPO, POS and open access insurance plans can avail the offer. Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 oBand Surgery Centers, one of the leading health care chains for bariatric surgery in the United States, is offering evaluation to determine whether the patient is eligible to undergo the weight loss surgery. The evaluation is available to patients with...

2014-02-12 16:26:55

A Team of Distinguished Professionals from Diverse Backgrounds to Support Research and Development Initiatives FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nutrisystem, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTRI), a leading provider of weight management products and services, announced today the expansion of its Science Advisory Board to broaden and deepen scientific understanding relevant to Nutrisystem® programs and products. The board is now composed of a team of renowned professionals, each with...

2014-02-12 16:26:35

Beverly Hills Physicians provides comprehensive post-surgical follow-up to ensure a permanent weight loss victory LOS ANGELES, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Considering the outstanding rate of success, obtaining a gastric sleeve or another weight loss procedure might seem like the end of a patient's struggle with obesity. The medical staff of Beverly Hills Physicians knows, however, that it's actually just the first big step on a patient's road to health. As the premier medical group...

Obesity, Gut Bacteria Link Found In People Who Live In Cold Climates
2014-02-12 15:23:43

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online People who live in colder climates have adapted to the harsher conditions by adding a gut bacteria associated with obesity. Humans have a gut full of bacteria to help digest food and past studies have linked an increase in the proportion of bacteria from the Firmicutes group to obesity and a decrease in the proportion from the Bacteroidetes group. The research, published in the Royal Society Journal Biology Letters, says that this...

2014-02-12 08:28:24

Clinical program focused on reversing type 1 diabetes symptoms in patients diagnosed within six months of trial initiation EDGEWATER, N.J. and SAN DIEGO, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DiaVacs, Inc., a clinical stage biotechnology company focused on developing cell-based therapy for treatment of type 1 diabetes, and Profil(® )Institute for Clinical Research, Inc., an early phase clinical research organization focused on diabetes and obesity, announced today a strategic collaboration...

2014-02-11 23:30:33

The struggle in conquering the obesity epidemic continues. Ace Medical Weight Loss Center now offers an alternative for physicians. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Rising obesity rates are contributing to whole host of health issues at large. The majority of the population is classified as overweight (if not obese). The recent number of obesity continues to grow, not just with adults, but children as well. The number is much higher compared to years ago. The reality is, no matter...

2014-02-11 23:29:22

Lose That Baby Weight Program, designed by Karen Brimeyer, is the latest program that teaches people how to balance their blood sugar to eliminate their binge eating and food cravings. A full review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if Lose That Baby Weight Program is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Lose That Baby Weight Program is the latest program that covers a wide range of bodybuilding strategies, muscle training exercises, and metabolism boosting...


Latest Obesity Reference Libraries

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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