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2014-07-17 23:07:28

Diet Doc is passionate about helping those who have been unsuccessful in weight loss in the past and have designed problem-specific diet plans geared toward helping everyone safely and successfully lose weight fast. Escondido, CA (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 There are a number of reasons why people gain weight or have difficulty losing excess weight. Diet Doc’s new diet plans are aimed at helping those who have reached a weight loss plateau and are finding it hard to lose that final 10 pounds...

2014-07-17 23:03:10

Today's free update allows all of Appilicious' clients to use their Supplements tracking feature. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Appilicious App development has updated the world’s first Dr. Simeons diet app, which debuted 2009 to now include the option to add in daily supplements. Appilicious wanted to re-engage their major audiences, which are; physicians and their patients, along with repeat Dr. Simeons diet app customers. The growth of the iPhone app market has driven...

2014-07-17 16:11:31

Elsevier Health Sciences Is being overweight sometimes a good thing? Data suggest higher BMI protects against adverse cardiovascular outcomes, reports Mayo Clinic Proceedings High body mass index (BMI) is associated with multiple cardiovascular diseases. However, emerging data suggest that there is an "obesity paradox," that being overweight may actually protect patients from cardiovascular mortality. Investigators have now confirmed that the risk of total mortality, cardiovascular...

2014-07-17 12:30:21

BALTIMORE, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clinicians in the groundbreaking Weigh Smart® program at Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital have added a new program designed to get severely obese children and their families in for treatment as quickly as possible. "Our aim is to get families in early and quickly before a child develops serious complications from obesity," says Michelle Demeule-Hayes, Director of the Center for Pediatric Weight Management and Healthy Living . The...

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2014-07-17 05:35:17

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Commonly called a brain attack, strokes can lead to paralysis, brain damage, and death. Stroke is currently the number four killer of Americans today, and it is a form of heart disease, which is the number one killer of all Americans. However, researchers with the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health report they have positive new findings concerning the realm of strokes. According to a university statement,...

2014-07-16 08:26:07

After Steps and Sleep, Jawbone's UP App Now Offers an Easier, Smarter Way to Track Food and Manage Weight SAN FRANCISCO, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jawbone® today unveiled new weight management features for UP®, the system that helps you manage your weight, sleep better and stay fit. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130320/AQ80303LOGO Jawbone's entirely new food-tracking interface for UP helps you simply log food and water, quickly assess the healthiness of foods, and easily track...

2014-07-16 04:21:33

A new study examines how BMI may not be enough to identify whether or not a child is obese. Prominent Staten Island Pediatrician Dr. Michael Gabriel offers his observations on the study. BOHEMIA, N.Y., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Leading Staten Island Pediatrician Dr. Michael Gabriel of GPM Pediatrics discusses an article,which describes a new case study that talks about how BMI measurements may not be enough to identify obesity in children. Photo -...

2014-07-15 20:21:33

Nationally renowned bariatric surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz aims to leave no question unanswered with free group presentations on weight loss surgery options. LOS ANGELES, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients battling severe obesity should not be overwhelmed by questions and the myriad of modern options for treatment. Help is readily available through one of the informational seminars held regularly at the offices of the nation's leading bariatric surgeon, Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S. Whether a...

2014-07-15 20:21:24

Renowned Beverly Hills Dermatologic Surgeon Discusses Cutting-Edge Lipedema Treatment LOS ANGELES, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. David Amron, elite dermatologic surgeon and liposuction expert of Beverly Hills, CA, was featured on Southern California NBC news Friday for his unique approach in treating lipedema, a fat storage condition impacting 17 million women nationwide. Lipedema is an often-misdiagnosed disease with no proven cure other than tumescent lymphatic sparing...

2014-07-15 10:23:15

American Heart Association American Heart Association Scientific Statement A first-time comprehensive overview of cardiovascular disease among Hispanics in the U.S. outlines the burden of heart disease and stroke as well as emphasizes the importance of culturally appropriate healthcare for this population. The American Heart Association scientific statement is published in the Association's journal Circulation. Hispanics represent the fastest-growing racial or ethnic population...


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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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