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Obese Devon woman shocked into losing eight stone

Sarah Hocking, 27, from Plymouth, Devon, decided to slim down from 19st after a picture of her giving a speech at her cousin's wedding was shared by a friend on Facebook.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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Conclusions: Two years of modest CR without a structured exercise component did not appear to compromise aerobic capacity in healthy nonobese adults. The clinical implications of the observed changes in V˙O2max and muscle strength will be important to explore in future studies.
Source: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise - Category: Sports Medicine Tags: Applied Sciences Source Type: research
Conclusion: Acute submaximal high-intensity interval cycling exercise appears effective in reducing postprandial lipemia in overweight/obese adult males. However, strawberry ingestion did not improve postprandial TAG.
Source: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise - Category: Sports Medicine Tags: Applied Sciences Source Type: research
Purpose: Physical activity (PA) is important in the prevention of Type 2 diabetes, yet little is known about the role of specific dimensions of PA, including sedentary time in subgroups at risk for impaired glucose metabolism (IGM). We applied a data-driven decision tool to identify dimensions of PA associated with IGM across age, sex, and body mass index (BMI) groups. Methods: This cross-sectional study included 1501 individuals (mean (SD) age, 65.6 (6.8) yr) at high risk for Type 2 diabetes from the ADDITION-PRO study. PA was measured by an individually calibrated combined accelerometer and heart rate monitor worn for 7...
Source: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise - Category: Sports Medicine Tags: Epidemiology Source Type: research
Journal Name: Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism Issue: Ahead of print
Source: Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
ConclusionsOur findings demonstrate that the functional  BRCA1 genetic variant contributes to prognosis of TNBC. Our study also highlights the clinical potential of this polymorphism in the screening of high-risk TNBC patients for recurrence and the possibility of patient-tailored decisions especially during radiotherapy.
Source: Breast Cancer Research and Treatment - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Researchers have determined that up to 16 weeks of intermittent fasting without calorie counting can help fight obesity and metabolic diseases.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
East and North Hertfordshire CCG and Herts Valleys CCG warned only 'exceptional circumstances' will grant obese patients non-urgent surgery. Experts have blasted the decision.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
(MedPage Today) -- Men develop arrhythmia a decade earlier on average than women
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - Category: Cardiology Source Type: news
Endometrial and breast tumors were less likely among obese women who had the procedure
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Surgery, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news
Condition:   Obesity Interventions:   Behavioral: Supportive social incentive;   Behavioral: Competitive social incentive;   Behavioral: Collaborative social incentive Sponsors:   University of Pennsylvania;   Deloitte Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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