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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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Experts warn the study by the University of Bristol underlines how rising obesity rates among teenagers could have devastating implications for the digestive health of future generations.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
We present the case of a morbidly obese patient with occlusive atheromatous plaque at the celiac origin not amenable to preoperative angioplasty who underwent reconstruction with a donor iliac artery conduit to the recipient right common iliac artery.
Source: Transplantation Proceedings - Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Tags: Original Works: Case Reports Source Type: research
UNDERSTANDING THE COMPLEX INTERACTIONS BETWEEN OBESITY AND ASTHMA. Arerugi. 2017;66(7):919-922 Authors: Konno S PMID: 28824032 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Arerugi - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Tags: Arerugi Source Type: research
Authors: Hirschler V, Molinari C, Maccallini G, Hidalgo M, Gonzalez C Abstract OBJECTIVE: to explore changes in lipid levels in two groups of children of different ethnicities who were able to access vitamin D supplementation versus those who were not. METHODS: A prospective one-year study evaluated 87 San Antonio de los Cobres (SAC) Indigenous and 36 Buenos Aires (BA) urban schoolchildren aged 9.7 + 2.1 years between October 2013 and October 2014. SAC children included 70 (80.5%) treated with 100,000 IU/year of vitamin D and 17 (19.5%) untreated; and BA children included 25 (69,5%) treated and 11(30.5%) untrea...
Source: International Journal for Vitamin and Nutrition Research - Category: Nutrition Tags: Int J Vitam Nutr Res Source Type: research
The Endoplasmic Reticulum (ER) is involved in processing and transporting proteins. When misfolded proteins accumulate in the ER, the cell enters a process called “ER stress”. ER stress results in the activation of pathways that will result in clearance of ER stress or if unresolved in cell death through autophagy or apoptosis. Prolonged ER stress in stem cells may result in loss of stemness. Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are adult multipotent stromal tis sue stem cells, that can be isolated from the bone marrow.
Source: Experimental Hematology - Category: Hematology Authors: Source Type: research
ConclusionsHCV patients in the US had more advanced liver disease than those in China. We speculate that underlying fatty liver disease may be a major contributor to this difference, and management of glycometabolic abnormalities should occur in parallel with anti‐viral therapy to achieve optimal outcomes.
Source: Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research
A tired but beaming mom greeted me as I entered the room. In her lap was a content appearing, slightly chubby, cherubic faced baby. “This is Caleb … isn’t he beautiful” mom gushed. “He is named after his dad …” but then added in a softer voice, “but I’m not sure how much he plans to be involved.” Mom’s smile waned for a moment but quickly came back. “Looking forward to coming here often,” she said as she gave me a tight bear hug that literally took my breath away. Mom ended up being prophetic on both accounts. Dad Caleb indeed ended up falling ...
Source: Kevin, M.D. - Medical Weblog - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Physician Pediatrics Pulmonology Source Type: blogs
People living the Wheat Belly grain-free lifestyle sometimes comment that, after losing weight and experiencing the loss of appetite that accompanies this lifestyle, they are too skinny. First of all, are you really too skinny? Or do you just feel that way seeing yourself among the most overweight population that has ever walked this planet? Nobody disappears into nothing on this lifestyle, but there are steps you can take to halt the weight loss and look and feel terrific while enjoying all the health benefits of remaining grain-free. The post Am I Too Skinny? appeared first on Dr. William Davis.
Source: Wheat Belly Blog - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Wheat Belly Lifestyle calories gluten-free grain-free grains Inflammation muscle strength too skinny Weight Loss Source Type: blogs
The Endocrine Networks were created as platforms to enable basic and clinical researchers, clinical endocrinologists and endocrine nurses to share knowledge and best practice and work together to advance their specialist field. After the launch of theThyroid Network’s dedicated webpages, we are excited to announce all other Endocrine Networks have now their own webpages too!The webpages ofthe seven Endocrine Networks–Thyroid, Neuroendocrinology, Reproductive Endocrinology and Biology, Bone and Calcium, Adrenal and Cardiovascular, Endocrine Neoplasia Syndromes, and Metabolic and Obesity– are designed ...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news
Ref.: HM2017156Salary: £36,800 -£44,220 per annumCampus: HammersmithApplications are invited for a Research Associate position funded by the BRC for two years in the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism.The successful applicant will investigate how the metabolites produced in the gastrointestinal tract in response to specific foods drive gut hormone release and satiety. The aim of the project is to investigate the ways in which specific nutrients and metabolites are sensed in the gastrointestinal tract to drive satiation and satiety, with the aim of identifying novel dieta...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news
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