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2014-08-19 08:32:31

One Large Eggland's Best Egg Contains Just 60 Calories CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After years of testing, Eggland's Best (EB) is proud to announce that the calorie count for their large eggs has been reduced from 70 calories to 60 calories. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130212/NY57963LOGO "Three different outside labs were used to confirm the lower calorie content," said Bart Slaugh, PhD, Director of Quality Assurance at Eggland's Best. "The calorie...

2014-08-18 16:28:17

Obese children become obese adults; weight loss specialist Dr. Michael Feiz details the causes LOS ANGELES, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Obesity continues to rise in the United States at pandemic levels; in no area is this more disturbing than its unchecked spread amongst children. Our nation's youth are facing an explosion of obesity that has doubled in children and quadrupled amongst adolescents over the last thirty years. While successfully treating adults struggling with extreme...

2014-08-18 12:27:23

ALBANY, New York, August 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Laparoscopy Devices Market (Laparoscopes, Irrigation Systems, Insufflation Devices, Trocars, Sample Retrieval Bags, Wound Protectors, Internal Closure Devices, Gastric Bands, Hand-Assist Devices, and Energy Systems) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global laparoscopy devices market was valued at...

Disrupting Microbes In Gut Early In Life Can Lead To Obesity In Adulthood
2014-08-18 03:06:38

Cell Press Certain microbes found in the gut may protect against obesity and diabetes. A study published by Cell Press August 14th in the journal Cell reveals that these microbes shape their hosts' metabolism very early in life and that disrupting them with short-term exposure to antibiotics during infancy can cause metabolic changes that appear to increase the risk of obesity in adulthood. These findings in mice are helping researchers identify which gut bacteria are crucial to metabolic...

2014-08-15 20:21:45

Dr. Michael Feiz discusses the potentially debilitating issue of clinical depression and its link to obesity LOS ANGELES, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The physical side effects of obesity have been extensively documented and are well known, but its impact on mental and emotional health is less frequently discussed. A significantly increased risk of heart attack, stroke, and diabetes is reason enough to take obesity seriously and adapt a healthier lifestyle to take action against it....

Teachers Play Key Role In 'Be Active Kids' Program To Fight Childhood Obesity
2014-08-15 03:15:50

Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute An innovative physical activities guide developed at the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (FPG) is helping North Carolina fight childhood obesity. New research shows that when teachers direct these physical activities, young children become more active and less sedentary. “In the past twenty years, childhood obesity rates have skyrocketed,” said FPG investigator Allison De Marco. “And for the first time in over a...

NSAIDs may slow breast cancer recurrence
2014-08-15 04:51:37

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Over-the-counter anti-inflammatory drugs such as aspirin or ibuprofen could significantly lower breast cancer recurrence rates in overweight or obese women, according to new research appearing in Friday’s edition of the journal Cancer Research. In the study, Dr. Andrew Brenner of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CRTC) at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and his colleagues found that women...

2014-08-14 20:23:05

Dr. Michael Feiz helps countless patients improve their sexual and overall health while lengthening lifespans LOS ANGELES, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Michael Feiz has performed countless successful lap band, sleeve gastrectomy, and lap band revision procedures; while his patients recount numerous reasons for undergoing a surgery, one benefit of the procedure they are usually too shy to admit to has to do with the improvements in the more intimate side of their life. It's a sensitive...

2014-08-14 20:22:14

MarketOptimizer.org adds "Australia Bariatric Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2020" to its store. DALLAS, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "Australia Bariatric Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2020 , provides key market data on the Australia Bariatric Surgery Devices market. The report provides value, in millions of US dollars, volume (in units) and average prices (in US dollars) within market segments Bariatric Stapling Devices, Gastric Bands and Gastric Balloons. Photo -...

obesity and cancer
2014-08-14 07:24:04

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Obesity increases a person’s risk of developing 10 of the most common forms of cancer, and is believed to cause an estimated 12,000 additional cases of the disease each year, experts from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and the Farr Institute of Health Informatics claim in a new study. The research, which was published online Thursday in the UK medical journal The Lancet, looked at the medical data of...


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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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