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2014-08-28 12:30:21

Study suggests that managing weight gain during pregnancy may reduce potential of birth complications and health issues PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study finds that women who are obese can limit their weight gain during pregnancy using conventional weight loss techniques, including attending weekly group support meetings, seeking advice about nutrition and diet, and keeping food and exercise journals. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO...

dietary fiber supplement
2014-08-28 03:00:33

Jamie Brown, University of Liverpool Scientists from the University of Liverpool have demonstrated the effectiveness of a fiber-based dietary ingredient that makes people feel less hungry and consume less food. Hunger is a major barrier to successful weight control and consumers need healthy foods that will help them control their appetite. Although fibers have the potential to modulate appetite without adding additional calories, they can make foods less appealing. Moreover, most...

2014-08-28 08:28:32

Analysis of post-market experience using the ReShape(TM) Integrated Dual Balloon System in Spain to be highlighted at IFSO 2014 World Congress MONTREAL and SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReShape Medical(®) today announced that positive data in support of the ReShape(TM) Integrated Dual Balloon System will be highlighted at the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) 2014 World Congress, being held August 26-30 in Montreal,...

2014-08-28 08:27:40

DM2 ENABLE Study data to be presented today at the 19th Annual Meeting of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EnteroMedics Inc. (NASDAQ: ETRM), the developer of medical devices using neuroblocking technology to treat obesity, metabolic diseases and other gastrointestinal disorders, announced that three year diabetes, hypertension and weight loss data from the Company's DM2 ENABLE Study of...

Senior couple going for a walk with dog
2014-08-27 07:01:00

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Pets are our companions, our friends and our caregivers. They are good for our mental well-being, but what about our physical well-being? A new study from the University of Liverpool indicates that the well-being of both the pet and the owner could be improved with education and pet-friendly facilities. The study, published in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, suggests that communities invest in...

2014-08-26 23:13:45

SmartLipo is a laser-assisted lipolysis/liposuction unit. Featuring in-console ThermaGuide and SmartSense delivery systems, the holistic lipolysis therapy unit makes it possible for experts to track real-time temperature and motion-sensing feedback, rendering unmatched efficiency and safety to the lipolysis procedure. (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 For every Californian who has been troubled by their bulging bellies, and those hideous fleshy flanks, there is good news waiting. To relieve them of...

2014-08-26 23:11:31

Idaho physician, Dr. Warren Willey, launches new cartoon and Web site for CHEW IT!, a not-for-profit organization crusading to teach kids to stay away from soda pop and other sugary drinks. Pocatello, ID (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Globally, 1 billion soda pops are swallowed each day, including energy drinks. That’s not only a lot of calories, sugary drinks are a major contributor to our nation’s childhood obesity epidemic. To address this growing epidemic, Idaho physician and national...

2014-08-26 23:11:13

Diet Doc is excited to offer their patients Appetite Zap, the newly released suppressant to burn fat four times faster than anything on the market. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 In their effort to continue to bring the safest and best weight loss to patients nationwide and to help patients who have struggled unsuccessfully to lose that final 10 pounds to those who must lose 100 pounds or more, Diet Doc is excited and proud to announce their newest and most innovative diet...

2014-08-26 12:24:54

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC), along with supporting organizations, have issued formal letters to the leaders of Amazon.com, Apple Inc., Google Inc., and the Microsoft Corporation calling on each of them to remove offensive fat-shaming applications from their online app stores and strengthen their review process to ensure no further fat-shaming apps are approved for download. "Applications such as "Fatify," "Fatbooth,"...

2014-08-26 08:30:35

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Profil Institute for Clinical Research, Inc., an early phase clinical research organization (CRO) focused on diabetes and obesity, announced today a milestone in clinical research for diabetes with the completion of more than 200 phase I - IIa clinical trials encompassing every clinically relevant drug class for the treatment of type 1 and type 2 diabetes. "The significance of this vast amount of research is what it represents for the public...


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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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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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