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weight loss still wont make you happy
2014-08-08 05:51:24

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online We are inundated daily with TV, print and radio commercials that tell us losing weight will make us healthier and happier. All one needs to do to have a more fulfilling, satisfying, happy life is lose weight. But are they right? A new study, published in PLOS ONE, shows that while losing weight will make you healthier, it might not make you happier. The study examined 1,979 overweight and obese adults in the UK, finding that people...

restaurant food calories
2014-08-08 05:34:22

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online No one is surprised when they hear that eating at a fast food restaurant is bad for their health. It might surprise you to know, however, that full service restaurants aren't much better. A new study, published online in Public Health Nutrition, reveals that, for adults, eating at both fast food and full service restaurants can be linked to significant increases in the intake of calories, sugar, saturated fat and sodium. The...

2014-08-07 23:11:01

The next episode of “Extreme Weight Loss” Season Four introduces a woman from Owensboro, Ky. who, at just 4’5” tall, has faced a lifelong struggle with her height…and her weight. Sara is the first “little person” featured on the show and believes that being nearly 150 pounds overweight is holding her back from her true potential. AURORA, Colo. (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 The next episode of “Extreme Weight Loss” Season Four introduces a woman from Owensboro, Ky. who, at just...

2014-08-07 23:06:26

Diet Doc combines modern science with modern technology to bring diet plans that generate safe, natural and fast weight loss to patients nationwide. Dallas-Ft Worth, TX (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 While there are countless diet plans available on today’s market that claim to generate fast weight loss, they can be hard to follow, offer little or no guidance or support and leave dieters feeling hungry and confused. When Diet Doc developed their medical weight loss programs and diet plans,...

grizzly bear diabetes
2014-08-07 06:38:07

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Diabetes rates are continuing to rise globally, affecting the lives of millions of people. With such high rates, it seems feasible to ask if the condition serves any biological purpose. A new study, published in Cell Metabolism, reveals that grizzly bears have a natural state of diabetes, which not only serves a biological purpose, it is also reversible. The researchers note that grizzly bears are obese, but not diabetic, in the...

2014-08-06 23:09:20

Dr. Greuner, surgical director of Lipedema Centers at NYC Surgical Associates describes a new treatment for lipedema and discusses the case of a 45 year-old New Jersey woman who has been living with lipedema for over 25 years. “Patients are coming from literally all over the country.” New York, NY (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 “Lipedema is a devastating fat disorder that affects the quality of life for an estimated 17 million women in the U.S. alone, yet the disease is often misunderstood...

2014-08-06 23:06:47

Diet Doc has updated and modernized their medical weight loss programs and diet plans to keep the body fueled while teaching patients how to lose weight the easy way. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 The typical diet plan consists of tediously planning low calorie, low carbohydrate meals combined with strenuous daily exercise regimens. Many dieters find themselves disappointed and discouraged because the foods leave them yearning for more, while the workouts leave them tired and...

2014-08-06 23:01:14

Industry players have been developing dietary supplements to offer alongside their traditional weight-loss services. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on Weight Loss Services industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, more than 70.0% of Australian males and 56.2% of females are overweight or obese (Australian Health Survey 2011-12: 4364.0). For both health and cosmetic...

2014-08-06 08:31:42

PORTLAND, Oregon, August 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report by Allied Market Research entitled, "Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis Market (Pipeline analysis, drug class and Geography) Global Size, Industry Analysis, Trends, Opportunities, Growth and Forecast, 2013 - 2020", indicates that the global nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) market would reach $1.6 billion by 2020 registering CAGR of 25.6% from 2014 to 2020. The high prevalence of Type II diabetes and obesity, which lead...

2014-08-06 08:30:29

ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EnteroMedics Inc. (NASDAQ: ETRM), the developer of medical devices using neuroblocking technology to treat obesity, metabolic diseases and other gastrointestinal disorders, today announced that Mark B. Knudson, PhD., EnteroMedics' President and Chief Executive Officer is scheduled to participate in the Canaccord Genuity 34(th) Annual Growth Conference. The event will be held on August 14, 2014 at 11:30 am Eastern Time at the...


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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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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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