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Kids Who Sleep For Longer Periods Are Less Likely To Overeat: Study
2013-11-04 08:28:17

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Children who get plenty of sleep are less likely to overeat and become overweight, according to a new study from Temple University. After conducting an assessment of 37 children, the researchers found that children who slept for longer throughout the night consumed fewer calories in the day and weighed less. This reduction in weight is likely due to lower levels of the hormone Leptin, a hunger-regulating hormone that has been blamed...

2013-10-30 23:32:34

The Children’s Obesity Fund announces its support of the University of Florida Health Jacksonville’s Children’s Health Habits Integrated for Life program, which hopes to reduce the risk of diabetes and obesity for African American children by promoting healthy lifestyles. The initial research component of the program studies the development of a community-based childhood obesity intervention effort. (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Dr. Michael Omidi and his brother Julian Omidi, through...

2013-10-30 23:30:29

Medically Assisted Weight Loss Plans Yield Great Results Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Some individuals in the Houston area have been overweight for most or all of their lives, and others have found themselves gradually increasing in size over the last few years. There are many steps that an individual can take to lose weight, but many people find that traditional methods of dieting are not effective for them. Life Long Weigh is a medical weight loss clinic based in Houston that...

2013-10-30 11:00:30

Men who are overweight or obese when they are diagnosed with prostate cancer are more likely to die from the disease than men who are of healthy weight, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the journal Obesity Research & Clinical Practice. In patients with more aggressive forms of prostate cancer, the researchers also found an even stronger correlation between obesity and mortality. This study included 751 Kaiser Permanente patients with prostate cancer who...

2013-10-29 16:00:06

Obese women voluntarily reduce what they eat in response to additional soft drinks being added to their diets – a new 4 week study finds. 41 obese women took part in the study, co-ordinated by Professor Marie Reid at the University of Hull and published in British Journal of Nutrition, to determine the effect of consuming 1-litre a day of either a sugar-sweetened or an artificially-sweetened drink, along with their normal dietary intake. For 4 weeks the women drank 4 x 250ml bottles...

2013-10-22 12:15:35

New results from a prospective study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology show that patients with a body mass index (BMI) in the obese range live on average two to three months less after a pancreatic cancer diagnosis, compared with healthy weight patients, even after adjusting for factors that are known to predict survival for patients with this disease, such as age and disease stage. This association was statistically strongest for people who were overweight two decades before...

Obesity Epidemic In The UK Sparks Debate
2013-10-19 05:19:08

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online With reports surfacing that 45 patients under the age of 18 have undergone weight loss surgery in the UK over the past six years, experts are debating how best to address the country’s growing obesity epidemic. According to Emma Innes of the Daily Mail, 22 gastric bypass procedures, 18 gastric bands, two gastric bubble procedures and three stomach staple operations were performed on children between 2007 and 2012, statistics...

2013-10-18 23:18:44

Diet Doc has developed a new clean eating nutrition plan based around increasing telomere length in patients, producing great results while promoting healthy cell lifespan as a result. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 A new study that was published in The Lancet Oncology, and recently reported on by Medical News Today, reveals that “positive lifestyle changes, such as adopting a healthy diet and moderate exercise, may reverse the aging process”. This reversal of the aging...

2013-10-17 23:28:42

From sustainable and safe weight loss to non-invasive anti-ageing methods, IGEA Life Sciences is at the forefront of research and development in the fields of health and beauty. The Australian company aims to help consumers lead healthier, longer, and happier lives with its line of innovative products. Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 The health and beauty industry is a sector where innovation is required — demanded, actually — and its effective execution becomes a key...

2013-10-15 23:32:08

Weight loss physicians search for the solution to America's growing obesity epidemic. In doing so they created a new weight loss method that has helped their patients lose over 10,000 pounds and now they have made it available to the public. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 One third of the American population is obese. As a result, obesity is getting everyone’s attention. New obesity organizations are forming, the government is beginning to regulate portion sizes in some...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • 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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