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2014-06-26 16:25:16

Leading Weight Management Program Offers Healthier Alternatives to BBQ Season Favorites OWINGS MILLS, Md., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED), a leading United States manufacturer and provider of clinically proven, portion-controlled weight-loss products and programs, announces the results of a national survey on summer eating habits. According to the findings, Americans, while conscious of their calorie consumption, are still choosing to enjoy summer celebrations along...

Increased Early Death Risk Linked To Watching Too Much TV
2014-06-26 09:19:33

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online A study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association reveals a possible link to premature death in adults who watch too much television. Adults who watch at least three or more hours of TV per day, double the risk of early death by any cause, according to the study. Lead author Miguel Martinez-Gonzalez, from the Department of Public Health at the University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain, along with several colleagues...

2014-06-25 23:15:56

Mindi Hill underwent gastric sleeve surgery in Mexico in May 2013, and one year later she has lost 102 lbs and regained a healthy body and happier lifestyle. Her surgeon Dr. Jose A. Castaneda is a certified bariatric surgeon specialist in weight loss surgery and obesity treatment. Guadalajara, Jalisco (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 If there is one bariatric surgery that is growing in popularity almost as fast as the gastric bypass procedure is undoubtedly gastrectomy sleeve surgery, also known as...

2014-06-25 23:06:28

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Weight Management Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store.Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/weight-management-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The objective of the study on “Weight Management Services Market: Global Analysis and Forecast” is to gain detailed market insights for key Weight Management Services...

2014-06-25 23:01:29

World Garden’s Café offers great options and tips for people tired of the mundane weight loss programs. Upland, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Meticulous meal planning. Counting every calorie you consume. Spending an entire weekend cooking healthy meals for the following week. Finding even more time to exercise. These weight-loss strategies work, but they can be awfully time consuming. World Garden’s Café presents a slacker's guide to weight loss. The following no-effort...

2014-06-25 12:31:07

Kaiser Permanente researchers also found gastric bypass to be most effective type of bariatric surgery among patients with extreme obesity PASADENA, Calif., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Non-Hispanic white patients who underwent a gastric bypass procedure lost slightly more weight over a three-year period than Hispanic or black patients, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published in the journal Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. The study also examined two types of...

2014-06-25 08:32:41

SALT LAKE CITY, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Remedy Informatics, the leading provider of registries for healthcare organizations around the world, announced that Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital and Clovis Community Medical Center, both part of the Community Medical Centers network in central California, successfully deployed Remedy Obesity(TM), Remedy's innovative clinical informatics product designed to improve the delivery of care and outcomes for bariatric surgical patients....

2014-06-25 08:29:57

-- Company's License Covers C-IBS, Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity -- ROCKVILLE, Md., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a developer of novel anti-infective biologic and drug candidates targeting specific pathogens that cause serious infections and diseases, today announced that researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Cedars-Sinai) found that eradication of breath methane and reduction of intestinal levels of the most common methanogenic...

2014-06-25 00:20:31

Top bariatric surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz points to mounting evidence of multiple health benefits of weight loss procedures LOS ANGELES, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study published in the journal Obesity Surgery indicates that bariatric patients benefit from a significantly decreased risk of cancer compared to other obese patients. This news comes as no surprise to Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S. Well known for performing weight loss surgery at Marina Del Rey Hospital, his offices...

2014-06-24 23:18:33

The hit series “Extreme Weight Loss,” produced by Eyeworks USA, has been picked up for a fifth season by the ABC Television Network, and that’s good news for the University of Colorado’s Anschutz Health and Wellness Center (AHWC) in Aurora, Colorado. Aurora, Colo. (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 The hit series “Extreme Weight Loss,” produced by Eyeworks USA, has been picked up for a fifth season by the ABC Television Network, and that’s good news for the University of Colorado’s...

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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 Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
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