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Weight Loss Surgery for Teens
(MedPage Today) -- Is it a good idea? (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - December 13, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Some physicians underestimate effectiveness of anti-obesity therapies
According to a study, published inObesity Science& Practice, some physicians are more likely to attribute weight gain to behavioural factors and believe that weight loss treatments and surgery are less effective.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - December 13, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Some Great Holiday Foods for Weight Loss
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 13, 2017 -- Many of the foods most associated with holiday meals can actually be good for you and, because they're filling, leave you feeling satisfied with small servings. Skinless white turkey meat tops the list. A 3-ounce slice... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 13, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Queensland woman loses 50kgs without a diet
Queensland woman Chenai Boucher, 20, tipped the scales at 120kgs before a combination of powerlifting and CrossFit exercise led to a 50kg weight-loss. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FTC Sending Refund Checks Totaling More Than $8 Million to Consumers Who Bought Deceptively Marketed Weight-loss Supplements
FTC mails refund checks to people who bought weight-loss supplements that were deceptively marketed using illegal spam email, baseless weight-loss claims, and fake celebrity endorsements. (Source: NCCAM Featured Content)
Source: NCCAM Featured Content - December 12, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: NCCIH Source Type: news

Sanford Health expands to Twin Cities market (sort of)
A division of Sanford Health that runs weight-loss centers is expanding to the Twin Cities market. Profile by Sanford, which provides consumers with nutrition coaching and related wellness services, opened its first metro-area location in late November at 8345 Crystal View Rd. in Eden Prairie. That franchised location will soon be joined by stores in Minnetonka and Edina, Profile by Sanford sai d in a press statement. The Twin Cities franchise’s lead investor is Rick Ehrman, who is head of corporate… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Katharine Grayson Source Type: news

Modest Weight Loss Cuts Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Risk Modest Weight Loss Cuts Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Risk
Women who lose just 5% of their body weight after the menopause may experience a significant reduction in their risk of developing breast cancer vs women with stable weight, say US researchers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

New study finds older adults should pump more iron: Weight training has better results than cardio for weight loss in the over 60 crowd
(Natural News) Adults ages 60 years and older might want to try weight training in order to lose weight and preserve muscle mass in the process, researchers at the Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina suggest. The research team enrolled 249 overweight or obese adults in their 60s as part of the 18-month study. The... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New year weight loss diet warning: Experts reveal the four diets to AVOID
NEW YEAR will see a host of weight loss diets adopted by Britons in an attempt to shed the Christmas pounds. However, experts have advised steering clear of these five eating regimes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Too much sitting doesn't cause weight gain, says study
The average sitting time in the U.S. is 12 hours per day. You might think that this leads to weight gain, but new research claims this is not the case. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

How to stay young: THIS trendy gym workout can turn back time - just BEWARE these moves
EXERCISE is known to boost weight loss and make you stronger, but a particular gym workout could have an anti-ageing effect on your body too. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

SABCS: Modest Weight Loss Cuts Breast CA Risk Post Menopause
Postmenopausal women with weight gain had increased risk of triple - negative breast cancer (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 8, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Radiology, Surgery, Conference News, Source Type: news

Woman credits 125-pound weight loss to the Instant Pot
Former takeout addict Brittany Williams, 27, from California, reveals she overhauled her family's diets using the device. Her new lifestyle has halted her daughter's arthritis and her thyroid problem. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mediterranean Diet in HF; Weight Loss Kills Diabetes; Personalized Pacing
(MedPage Today) -- Cardiovascular Daily wraps up the top cardiology news of the week (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - December 8, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Just a Little Weight Loss May Cut Breast Cancer Risk
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 8, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

A Little Weight Loss May Cut Breast Cancer Risk
It's never too late for women to lose weight to lower their breast cancer risk, a new study suggests. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Obesity Is a Crisis, Yet New Weight Loss Drugs Are Underused Obesity Is a Crisis, Yet New Weight Loss Drugs Are Underused
There's no shortage of options, and patients are asking for help. So why are we still not using the new weight loss drugs to manage the obesity epidemic?Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

WATCH: Couple loses 400 pounds in inspirational weight loss journey
Two Indiana residents who have lost a collective 400 pounds share how they accomplished their goals together. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Pennsylvania delivery driver halves his waist measurement
Sam High, 28, from Hatfield, Pennsylvania, has lost more than half his body weight, dropping to 200 lbs (14st 4lbs), and trading his 60in waist for 36in thanks to bariatric weight loss surgery. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Just a Little Weight Loss May Cut Breast Cancer Risk
FRIDAY, Dec. 8, 2017 -- It's never too late for women to lose weight to lower their breast cancer risk, a new study suggests. Researchers found that a 5 percent or greater weight loss after menopause could lower the odds of breast cancer by about... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 8, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Just a Little Weight Loss May Cut Breast Cancer Risk
Title: Just a Little Weight Loss May Cut Breast Cancer RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/8/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/8/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - December 8, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Just a Little Weight Loss May Cut Breast Cancer Risk
(Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer - December 8, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Diabetes reversed by low calorie diet
A new study, published in theLancet, reports that type 2 diabetes can be reversed through weightloss, achieved on a very low calorie diet combined with exercise. Guardian (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - December 7, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

You choose your brain health with your diet: Anti-inflammatory diet improves brain health while inflammatory diet accelerates atrophy
(Natural News) The benefits the brain gets from a Mediterranean-type weight loss program, coupled with a compatible dietary style, may be attributed to nutrients that aid in reducing brain inflammation and neural aging, according to a recent study conducted by the Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC). The findings, which were discussed at the Alzheimer’s Association International... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diet pills: The deadly tablets that could cost you your life
AS a new report reveals that one in three slimmers has bought weight loss medication online, Elizabeth Archer investigates the risks. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA approves diabetes drug that also helps with weight loss
The new therapy, a once-a-week shot, appears to be more effective than a popular daily diabetes pill, a study shows (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

With a doctor and a plan, type 2 diabetes can be reversed, study shows
New research suggests type 2 diabetes can be reversed in less than a year with the help of a doctor and a weight loss plan. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - December 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: A high-fat diet without the weight gain? Study says it's possible
Researchers have discovered that activating the Hedgehog signaling pathway in mice fed a high-fat diet prevented them from gaining weight. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

Old Weight-Loss Drug Cuts Seizures in Dravet Syndrome Old Weight-Loss Drug Cuts Seizures in Dravet Syndrome
Low doses of a drug that was previously used to treat to treat obesity cuts the frequency of seizures in young patients with Dravet syndrome.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is this the formula for reversing type 2 diabetes?
A study shows that almost half of those taking part in a weight loss program delivered through primary care reversed their type 2 diabetes in 1 year. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Results of Bariatric Surgery Hold Up Over Time (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Most trial participants maintained weight loss at 7 years post-procedure (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - December 6, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Gwyneth Paltrow criticised for promoting quick weight loss
Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop has come under fire for an article with celebrity trainer Tracy Anderson. London nutritionist Rhiannon Lambert says her quick weight-loss advice is harmful. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Seven-year-old who weighs 19 stone has weight-loss surgery
Muhammad Yousuf from Kasur in Punjab, Pakistan, weighs four times more than an average child of his age. He is thought to suffer from Prader-Willi syndrome, which causes an insatiable appetite. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pakistani boy who weighs 19 stone has weight-loss surgery
Muhammad Yousuf, seven, from Kasur in Pakistan, weighs four times more than an average child of his age. He is thought to suffer from Prader-Willi syndrome, which causes an insatiable appetite. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does going on a sunbed make you want a tattoo?
Those who seek bronze skin the natural way are also more likely to try risky weight-loss diets, including self-induced vomiting, according to researchers at Baylor University, Texas. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Primary-Care-Led Weight Loss Strategy Could Lead to Diabetes Remission
A weight-loss intervention in primary care may lead to type 2 diabetes remission, suggests a Lancet study. Nearly 50 U.K. primary care practices were... (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - December 6, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

FDA approves diabetes drug that also helps with weight loss
U.S. regulators approve new diabetes drug that reduces blood sugar levels and also helps people lose weight (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

FDA Approves Drug That Helps Diabetes, Weight Loss
The once-a-week injection drug Ozempic (semaglutide) is approved for people with type 2 diabetes (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weight loss programme in primary care 'reverses type 2 diabetes'
Significant weight loss could reverse type 2 diabetes, according to early findings from a new study looking at how nurse-led diet programmes in primary care can tackle the condition. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - December 5, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

How I beat type 2 diabetes with a liquid diet
Isobel took part in an intensive weight loss programme to reverse her type 2 diabetes (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: Woman credits Instant Pot for her nearly 80-pound weight loss
Dr. Jennifer Ashton also weighs in on how eating home-cooked meals made all the difference for one woman who had been struggling to shed pounds. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

NSW grandmother reveals weight loss without exercise
Ann McCann, 55, from New South Wales' Southern Highlands, revealed how she lost a whopping 40 kilograms in only six months after signing up to a low-calorie, detox diet. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gold Coast caf é offers secret menu gastric sleeve menu
Twin sisters and owners of the Frigg Cafe, Maria Elita (pictured left) and Toula Scott (pictured right) have created a 'secret menu' for those who've had weight loss surgery and want to enjoy socialising again. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Penn researchers link binge eating and weight-loss challenges
(University of Pennsylvania) Overweight or obese patients who binge eat while trying to lose weight drop half as much as those who don't binge eat or those who do and subsequently stop, according to researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and Perelman School of Medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 5, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Weight loss and risk of death: Rheumatoid arthritis findings may have wider implications
(Brigham and Women's Hospital) Researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital evaluated the effect of rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis on weight change and how this subsequently affects mortality risk. Their results suggest that the findings from previous studies regarding lower weight being associated with higher mortality may not be directly related to RA and instead reflect a more generalized phenomenon. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 5, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Exercise for weight loss: Calories burned in 1 hour
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - December 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Intensive weight loss can ‘reverse’ type 2 diabetes
Weight loss should be first aim of treatment – but prevention still primary goal overall Related items fromOnMedica Impaired glucose regulation (pre-diabetes) Managing obesity in primary care - Part 2 Managing obesity in primary care - Part 1 Study claims medical treatment can reverse type 2 diabetes Cases of reversed type 2 diabetes must be highlighted (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - December 5, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Eating breakfast kick starts genes linked to weight loss
Researchers from Tel Aviv University and Hebrew University of Jerusalem found eating breakfast improves the expression of genes that help people to shift the pounds, which contradicts past studies. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: Weight Watchers adds hundreds of 'zero point' foods
The weight loss program added 200 items to their list of "zero point" foods, changing the system for millions of people who use the program. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Tanners who use sprays and lotions less prone to get tattoos and piercings than sunbathers
(Baylor University) People who often sunbathe or use tanning beds are more likely to try risky weight-loss methods and have cosmetic surgery, as well as get tattoos and piercings. But while people who seldom tan also may try unsafe diets and cosmetic surgery, they rarely opt for tattoos or piercings, according to a Baylor University study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 4, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news