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2014-07-23 23:08:18

Diet Doc’s new approach to dieting includes diet plans for men that allow those in any area of the country to melt dangerous belly fat without embarrassing, costly and time consuming visits to doctor’s offices. Miami, FL (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 As the body ages, men tend to lose muscle because calories are burned more slowly resulting in old muscle being replaced by fatty tissue. The majority of American men tend to accumulate this excess fat in the belly region, the most dangerous area...

2014-07-23 23:06:30

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Bariatric (Obesity) Surgical Devices markets. Global market for Bariatric (Obesity) Surgical Devices is projected to reach US$2 billion by 2020, driven by high prevalence of obesity among adults and children, cutting edge developments in surgical techniques, improved success rate of surgeries and better reimbursement coverage. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – A global health crisis, obesity...

eat your peas - they're good for you
2014-07-23 03:45:18

University of Chicago Press Journals At some point, most kids will hear that drinking milk helps make their bones strong or that fish is food for the brain. But do these messages foster the idea that if something is good for us, it must surely taste bad? According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, when children hear about the benefits of healthy food, they're less likely to eat it. "We predicted that when food is presented to children as making them strong or as a tool...

2014-07-23 08:30:17

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Essentialis announced today the receipt of a grant from the Foundation for Prader-Willi Research (FPWR) to support clinical study PC025, which is designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of diazoxide choline controlled release tablets (DCCR) in obese Prader-Willi syndrome patients. The clinical study is being conducted at the University of California, Irvine under the direction of Dr. Virginia Kimonis. "We have found that the...

2014-07-23 04:21:18

NEW YORK and LORTON, Va., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diet-to-Go, a nationwide producer of award-winning diet meals dietitian-formulated to promote natural weight loss, announced today its partnership with Wellness Layers and the launch of a new, Diet-to-Go, web and mobile social weight loss portal with integrated apps for iPhone and Android. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140722/129537 The new social weight loss portal, myDiettogo, features the ability to order Diet-to-Go...

junk food impairs olfaction
2014-07-22 11:42:28

Kathleen Haughney, Florida State University Could stuffing yourself full of high-fat foods cause you to lose your sense of smell? A new study from Florida State University neuroscientists says so, and it has researchers taking a closer look at how our diets could impact a whole range of human functions that were not traditionally considered when examining the impact of obesity. "This opens up a lot of possibilities for obesity research," said Florida State University post-doctoral...

childhood obesity
2014-07-22 05:22:16

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The percentage of American children diagnosed with obesity as a result of their waistline size appears to be holding steady, according to new research published online Monday in the American Academy of Pediatrics journal Pediatrics. In the study, researchers examined data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) from five different periods (2003-2004, 2005–2006, 2007–2008, 2009–2010, and...

2014-07-21 23:08:06

Diet Doc’s modernized weight loss programs supply patients with the best weight loss tools while teaching them how to eat healthy for improved health and a slimmer figure. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Because Diet Doc understands that following a diet plan for fast weight loss can be confusing and that choosing foods that are appealing and healthy, yet low in fat and calories is difficult, their expert staff of doctors, nurses and nutritionists have modernized their approach....

2014-07-21 16:26:54

New Study Published in Aesthetic Surgery Journal SAN DIEGO, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Puregraft LLC, a leader in the development and commercialization of autologous fat (adipose) grafting systems, is pleased to announce that a peer-reviewed paper evaluating the use of the Puregraft adipose filtration technology has been published in the July 2014 issue of Aesthetic Surgery Journal(1). In this study, the investigators compared the rates of graft retention (an important measure...

obesity
2014-07-20 10:34:28

Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Study finds that the NBR1 protein plays a critical role in regulating obesity-induced inflammation that leads to metabolic disease A new study by researchers at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham) has identified a new signal that triggers the events leading to insulin resistance in obesity. The signal causes inflammation in adipose tissue and leads to metabolic disease. The study, published July 17 in Cell Metabolism,...


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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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