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May 7, 2015

One in Five People Will Develop Heart Failure

May 5, 2015 — One person in five is expected to develop heart failure in developed countries, a disease with no cure but which is largely ... read more

Fat Grafting for Buttocks Augmentation: Combined Technique Gives Good Results

Apr. 30, 2015 — Have you ever dreamed of taking fat from one area where you had a little too much, and transferring to somewhere you wanted a little more? A Brazilian plastic surgery team has done just that, using a ... read more

Apr. 30, 2015 — The mechanism by which embryos receive nutrition during the first 11 weeks of pregnancy has been revealed by scientists. The new study explains some of how this crucial stage of development operates, ... read more

Apr. 29, 2015 — A new study analyzed 112 studies that collected information about healthy eating behaviors and found that most healthy eaters did so because a restaurant, grocery store, school cafeteria, or spouse ... read more

Why Do Obese Men Get Bariatric Surgery Far Less Than Women?

Apr. 29, 2015 — Demographic, socioeconomic and cultural factors contribute to a major gender disparity among US men and women undergoing weight loss surgeries. Men undergo the surgeries in far lower numbers than ... read more

Gastric Band, Weight Management Therapies Offer Similar Benefits

Apr. 28, 2015 — A small clinical trial has shown that two approaches -- adjustable gastric band surgery and an intensive group-based medical diabetes and weight management program -- achieved similar improvements in ... read more

Gene Mapping Reveals Soy's Dynamic, Differing Roles in Breast Cancer

Apr. 28, 2015 — Scientists have mapped genes affected by phytonutrients in soy, and have found that minimally processed soy flour suppresses breast cancer, while purified isoflavones stimulate genes that accelerate ... read more

Apr. 28, 2015 — Latino adults with diabetes who participated in a church-based education program reported eating less high-fat food and exercising more following a trial intervention program. The Picture Good Health ... read more

Genetic Markers for Fetal Overgrowth Syndrome Discovered

Apr. 28, 2015 — Researchers have identified a number of genes that contribute to large offspring syndrome, which can result in the overgrowth of fetuses and enlarged babies. In humans, this disorder is called ... read more

Childhood Obesity: One Epidemic or Two?

Apr. 28, 2015 — Scientists have compared data on contemporary children with those of the 1980's. They discovered that the rise in obesity among very young children has been largely restricted to the minority ... read more

Keeping Food Visible Throughout the House Is Linked to Obesity

Apr. 28, 2015 — Researchers have identified two seemingly unrelated but strong predictors of obesity: having low self-esteem related to one’s weight, and keeping food visibly available around the house, outside ... read more

Geriatrics: List of Topics to Talk About With Older Adults

Apr. 28, 2015 — AGS updates to a list of tests and treatments to talk about with older adults reflect an expert review of new research on several important conditions impacting older patients, including agitation, ... read more

Apr. 27, 2015 — Researchers are using an electronic salt spoon to help families transition to low-sodium ... read more

Musculoskeletal Outcomes from Study on Adolescent Bariatric Surgery Safety

Apr. 27, 2015 — Outcomes regarding musculoskeletal disease among severely obese adolescents participating in a recent study have been presented by researchers. Investigators note that while pediatric obesity is more ... read more

Despite Warnings, Health Food Stores Recommend Over-the-Counter Dietary Supplements to Minors

Apr. 26, 2015 — Fifteen year olds are not only able to buy over-the-counter dietary supplements from a sampling of health food stores across the country, the staff at those stores actually went so far as to ... read more

Just an Hour of TV a Day Linked to Unhealthy Weight in Kindergartners

Apr. 26, 2015 — Kindergartners and first-graders who watched as little as one hour of television a day were more likely to be overweight or obese compared to children who watched TV for less than 60 minutes each ... read more

Delayed Diagnosis of Celiac Disease May Put Lives at Risk: Is Screening the Solution?

Apr. 24, 2015 — Celiac disease is one of the most common life-long conditions in Europe, yet many people remain undiagnosed and lengthy diagnostic delays may be putting lives at risk. Today, doctors are being urged ... read more

Strength Vs. Endurance: Does Exercise Type Matter in the Fight Against Obesity?

Apr. 23, 2015 — Researchers look at which form of exercise -- strength, endurance or a combination of both -- work best in tandem with diet to reduce weight and change body composition among obese study ... read more

Apr. 23, 2015 — A new way that brown fat, a potential obesity-fighting target, is regulated in the body has been discovered by researchers.. This finding gives researchers and weight-loss companies a possible ... read more

Alginate-Enriched Bread Shown to Reduce Fat Digestion and Absorption in Patients With NAFLD

Apr. 23, 2015 — Alginate-enriched bread has the potential to inhibit fat digestion and circulatory lipids in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver ... read more

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