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2010-09-25 06:25:00

Walking or riding a bicycle to work, and staying active during the day, could help stave off heart failure, a new Finnish study suggests.

2010-05-05 08:52:52

Type 2 diabetes is a widespread problem for many people these days, and our risk for insulin resistance and diabetes only grows as we age.

2009-11-13 13:28:00

Intends to Continue Society's Contributions to Eradicating Obesity and Helping Those Affected SILVER SPRING, Md., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Obesity Society, the leading professional and scientific organization dedicated to the study of obesity, has named Donna H.

2009-02-03 06:30:00

Clinical evidence supports potential to reduce cravings, hunger levels, appetite, and food intake by as much as 25% PURCHASE, N.Y., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Nutrition 21, Inc.

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2009-01-26 11:45:07

Monday, scientists said that obesity can be "caught" as easily as a common cold from other people's coughs, sneezes and dirty hands.

2008-09-23 09:00:15

PURCHASE, N.Y., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nutrition 21, Inc.

2008-09-09 06:00:09

Zafgen Inc., a private venture-backed biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel obesity therapeutics today announced that Thomas Hughes, Ph.D., has been named the company's first chief executive officer. Dr.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.