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2013-06-26 13:24:08

An international research team led by Swedish scientists has used a new method to investigate obesity and overweight as a cause of cardiovascular disease. Strong association have been found previously, but it has not been clear whether it was overweight as such that was the cause, or if the overweight was just a marker of another underlying cause, as clinical trials with long-term follow-ups are difficult to implement. A total of nearly 200,000 subjects were included in the researchers'...

2013-06-25 23:27:52

Research has suggested that there is a connection between obesity in women, weight loss surgery, the obesity in their children, and it has to do with how their genes work. Prescopodene Nutritionals feels there are other, less evasive ways to lose the weight. Washington, USA (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 There seems to be a trend these days with childhood obesity. When mothers tend to be obese, then her children will likely become obese as well. New research might help break this disheartening...

Talking To Teens About Unhealthy Eating Behavior May Cause Same
2013-06-25 18:30:52

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A new study published by JAMA Pediatrics found that having conversations with your teenager about weight increases the chances of them having unhealthy eating behaviors. Researchers from University of Minnesota, Minneapolis discovered that overweight or obese adolescents whose mothers engaged in conversations about healthful eating behaviors were less likely to diet and use unhealthy weight-control behaviors. "Because adolescence...

2013-06-24 23:25:18

A study sheds light on why obese middle-aged adults are more susceptible to memory loss than the non-obese. eReflect, maker of memory improvement software Ultimate Memory, recently discussed the results of this study and encourages people to take note of the implications. New York City, NY (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 There might be more reason for you to step into your running shoes than just looking good: losing weight might also improve your memory. As the developers behind eReflect's...

2013-06-24 23:21:43

Shoppharmacycounter.com offers PhenObestin 37.5 as a nonprescription solution to those concerned they may be affected by this growing national problem Vienna, VA (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 The obesity rate this year is higher than last year's obesity rate, continuing a disturbing trend of rising American rates of obesity. According to the results of a recent Gallup report, the number of obese Americans is 27.1 percent, with about 35.6 percent of Americans considered to be overweight and...

2013-06-24 23:00:22

Moderate-intensity exercise reduces fat stored around the heart, in the liver and in the abdomen of people with type 2 diabetes mellitus, even in the absence of any changes in diet, according to a new study published online, June 25, in the journal Radiology. Oak Brook, Ill. (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 Moderate-intensity exercise reduces fat stored around the heart, in the liver and in the abdomen of people with type 2 diabetes mellitus, even in the absence of any changes in diet, according to...

2013-06-21 23:19:55

Weight Loss researchers in Sweden studied women who were overweight and found that once they lost weight they would have memory improvements. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Researchers in Sweden who attempted to study the effects of obesity on memory found that obese people are worse at remembering events during their life, but that weight loss can help improve this type of memory. The study, which was led by Andreas Peterson, a medical doctor in at Umea University, followed 20 women...

2013-06-19 23:25:07

A new study has revealed that approximately 35% of young Mexican adults are predisposed to obesity for genetic reasons, meaning that weight loss supplements like Prescopodene by Prescopodene Nutritionals may help them overcome their predisposition to carrying extra unhealthy weight. Australia (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 There is an age old question as to how much genetics play a role in a person´s fight with weight. One study now suggests that biology for young Mexicans can be very...

2013-06-19 16:26:09

American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Issues Statement On Implications for Patients, Health Care Professionals, Government and Insurers GAINESVILLE, Fla., June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) believes the decision by the American Medical Association (A.M.A.) the nation's largest physician group, to officially recognize obesity as a disease is a watershed moment that will help improve access to medically...

2013-06-19 12:27:45

TAMPA, Fla., June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On June 19, 2013, U.S. Senators, Tom Carper (D-DE) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), and U.S. Representatives, Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Ron Kind (D-WI), introduced the Treat and Reduce Obesity Act. "This legislation will provide Medicare recipients and their healthcare providers with meaningful tools to treat and reduce obesity by improving access to obesity screening and counseling services, and new prescription drugs for chronic weight...