Self-Control Center in the Brain Linked to Weight Loss
Activity in the lateral prefrontal cortex was the best correlate of weight loss in a study of people on a restricted-calorie diet. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - October 18, 2018 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Self-Control Key to Weight Loss, Brain Scans Show
Brain scans reveal that people who are better at losing weight have more activity in regions of the brain associated with self-control, a small new study reports. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brain ’ s ‘ Self - Control ’ Center May Be Key to Weight - Loss Success
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 18, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

Best supplements for diabetes - 8p supplements to avoid high blood sugar
SUPPLEMENTS could be used to prevent some symptoms of diabetes type 2, which include unexplained weight loss, making more toilet trips than normal, and feeling very tired. Add these cheap capsules to your daily diet routine to lower your chances of high blood sugar. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dexcom wins CMS nod for latest glucose monitor
Dexcom (NSDQ:DXCM) said today that its G6 continuous glucose monitoring system will be covered for Medicare beneficiaries. The company’s product won coverage as a therapeutic CGM system, making it available to beneficiaries who closely manage their insulin dosing. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Dexcom wins CMS nod for latest glucose monitor appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - October 18, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Diabetes Featured Patient Monitoring Weight loss Dexcom Source Type: news

Brain's'Self-Control' Center May Be Key to Weight-Loss Success
THURSDAY, Oct. 18, 2018 -- A behavioral therapist could be as important as a calorie-cutting diet for folks who want to lose weight, researchers say. Brain scans reveal that people who are better at losing weight have more activity in regions of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 18, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Weight loss success linked with active self-control regions of the brain
(Cell Press) New research suggests that higher-level brain functions have a major role in losing weight. In a study among 24 participants at a weight-loss clinic, those who achieved greatest success in terms of weight loss demonstrated more activity in the brain regions of the lateral prefrontal cortex associated with self-control. The results of the study were published in Cell Metabolism on Oct. 18. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Experts dispel 5 myths and reveal benefits of low-carb, high-fat diets made famous by celebrities
(Natural News) The keto diet has recently gained a lot of attention because many celebrities follow it, making it one of the more popular weight-loss diets today. The eating plan was designed to put the body into a maximum fat-burning state because it is low in carbohydrates and was originally designed as a means to treat... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10 Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy
No one ever had fun visiting the cardiologist. ­Regardless of how good the doc might be, it’s always a little scary thinking about the health of something as fundamental as the heart. But there are ways to take greater control—to ensure that your own heart health is the best it can be—even if you have a family history of cardiovascular disease. Although 50% of cardiovascular-disease risk is genetic, the other 50% can be modified by how you live your life, according to Dr. Eugenia Gianos, director of Women’s Heart Health at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. “This means you can greatly ...
Source: TIME: Health - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lisa Lombardi and Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Baby Boomer Health heart health Source Type: news

Bariatric Surgery for Prepregnancy Weight Loss: A Safe Approach? Bariatric Surgery for Prepregnancy Weight Loss: A Safe Approach?
Women are often advised to achieve a healthy weight before becoming pregnant. Is bariatric surgery a safe way to do this, for both mother and baby?Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Article Source Type: news

Post-surgery pounds can predict health problems
In a study of pounds regained after weight-loss surgery, the percentage of pounds put back on helped predict serious health problems, researchers said. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fast Initial Weight Loss May Be Key to Diabetes Prevention Fast Initial Weight Loss May Be Key to Diabetes Prevention
A 2-month intensive weight loss program using meal substitutes followed by long-term diet and exercise aimed at weight loss maintenance may help keep type 2 diabetes at bay, finds PREVIEW study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Weight loss surgery in diabetics may decrease risk of heart attacks
Weight loss surgery for obesity may lower the risk of heart attacks in type-2 diabetes patients, according to research in theJournal of the American Medical Association. Daily Mail (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 17, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Pounds Regained After Weight-Loss Op Can Tell Your Doc a Lot
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 17, 2018 -- Tracking pounds regained after weight-loss surgery can help predict a patient's risk for serious health problems like diabetes, a new study says. " Clinicians and patients want to know the extent of weight regain... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 17, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Does weight loss before surgery provide benefits?
(Wiley) For obese and overweight patients, it is common for various surgical procedures to be deferred until they have lost weight through diet and exercise. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Obesity Surgery May Cut Diabetics' Heart Risk
Severely obese patients who had weight-loss surgery were 40 percent less likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke over five years, versus those on standard diabetes care, according to a new study. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weight Gain After Roux-en-Y: What's the Best Measurement? (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Study suggests percentage of max weight lost (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - October 16, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Nine ways research could save the NHS money
This highlight provides nine treatments and initiatives that are cost effective for the NHS including weight loss surgery, misaligned shoulder fractures, rotavirus vaccine, public health interventions, oxygen levels for acute bronchiolitis in children, routine replacement of intravenous cannulae, behavioural activation, oral surgery in primary care, and uterine polyps. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Amount of weight regain after bariatric surgery helps predict health risks
(University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences) Measuring the percentage of weight regained following the maximum amount of weight lost after bariatric surgery can help predict a patient's risk of several serious health problems. The study also revealed that the rate of weight regained was highest in the first year following maximum weight loss. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - October 16, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Diabetes Can Make Weight-Loss Harder. Here's Help
Title: Diabetes Can Make Weight-Loss Harder. Here's HelpCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/14/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/15/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - October 15, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Diabetes Can Make Weight-Loss Harder. Here's Help
SUNDAY, Oct. 14, 2018 -- Because of the medications they take, losing weight can be difficult for people with diabetes. Diabetes medications are a major roadblock to weight loss, according to a paper from the American Association of Diabetes... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 14, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

What Is In Your Dietary Supplements? Study Reveals Unapproved Ingredients
Weight loss supplements with the ingredient that's normally in Viagra? A sexual enhancement supplement with a weight loss medication that was pulled from the U.S. market? How " natural " are dietary supplements? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

FDA: Unapproved Ingredients in Many Supplements
Many dietary supplements, especially those promising enhanced sexual pleasure or weight loss, contain unapproved and potentially dangerous ingredients, the FDA says. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hundreds of health, weight loss products contain unapproved ingredients: Study
Researchers found 746 over-the-counter supplements contained potentially harmful and undeclared ingredients not approved by the Food and Drug Administration. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass May Be Better for Teens
THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 -- Adolescents with severe obesity achieve substantial and sustainable weight loss with sleeve gastrectomy (SG) and gastric bypass procedures but not with gastric banding, according to a study published in the September issue... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 warning: Why you should never ignore this symptom in your ears
DIABETES type 2 symptoms usually include weight loss, feeling very tired, and making more toilet trips than normal. But you could also be at risk of high blood sugar symptoms if you have this sign in your ears. Are you at risk? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weight-Loss Surgery Linked to Easier Deliveries
A new study of almost 6,000 women in Sweden found weight-loss surgery was tied to fewer cesarean sections, infections, tears, hemorrhages or post-term deliveries. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How do you lose belly fat?
Belly fat, or excess fat around the abdomen, has causes that include lack of exercise, poor diet, and stress. Being more active, improving nutrition, getting better sleep, and cutting alcohol intake can all help people to shed belly fat. Learn more about the causes of belly fat, and how best to lose it, here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

Weight-Loss Surgery Linked to Fewer Delivery Complications
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 10, 2018 -- Obesity makes pregnancy complications more likely. But new research suggests that women who've undergone weight-loss surgery might have a safer delivery. " We know that obesity and overweight are dangerous in connection... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Weight loss: Swap these five treats for these just-as-tasty but healthier alternatives
WEIGHT LOSS: A healthy, balanced diet is important for looking after your health, but it can be difficult to give up certain treats. If you ’re struggling to keep your hands out of the biscuit tin, try swapping these five treats for these just-as-tasty but healthier alternatives. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could weight loss lower the risk of breast cancer?
A new study finds women who lost weight after menopause were less likely to develop invasive breast cancer ​ (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weight loss linked to lower breast cancer risk
A new study finds women who drop a few pounds after menopause have lower rates of invasive breast cancer. CBS News' Chris Martinez reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Australian study confirms the therapeutic benefits of intermittent fasting for diabetic patients
(Natural News) Intermittent fasting is one of the most popular styles of fasting for weight loss. This type of fasting can also benefit people with diabetes. According to a study published in the journal JAMA Network, intermittent fasting can help lower Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) levels in people with Type 2 diabetes. HbA1c is the average... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cutting Carbs in Morning Equals Better Weight Loss, Waist Size Cutting Carbs in Morning Equals Better Weight Loss, Waist Size
Restricting morning carbohydrate on top of the Mediterranean diet results in improved weight and fat loss, and lower BMI and waist circumference, but has little effect on HbA1c or lipids.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Study: Bariatric Surgery May Raise Gallstone Risk
A new study has found a 10- to 100-fold higher risk of gallstones, other gallbladder conditions and pancreatitis in people who had undergone weight-loss surgery. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weight Loss After Menopause, Lower Breast Cancer Risk Weight Loss After Menopause, Lower Breast Cancer Risk
Postmenopausal women who experience a weight loss of 5% or more are at lower risk for invasive breast cancer compared with women whose weight remains stable weight.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Weight Loss May Cut Breast CA Risk in Postmenopausal Women
TUESDAY, Oct. 9, 2018 -- Postmenopausal women with weight loss have a reduced risk for breast cancer, according to a study published online Oct. 8 in Cancer. Rowan T. Chlebowski, M.D., Ph.D., from the City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Weight-Loss Surgery May Raise Gallstone Risk: Study
TUESDAY, Oct. 9, 2018 -- The quick weight loss that occurs after bariatric surgery seems to have an unintended consequence -- a greater risk of gallstones, a new study suggests. The rapid loss of pounds was linked to a 10-fold increase in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 9, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Weight-Loss Surgery May Raise Gallstone Risk: Study
Title: Weight-Loss Surgery May Raise Gallstone Risk: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/9/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/9/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - October 9, 2018 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Women who lost weight had lower breast cancer risk
Even moderate weight loss in postmenopausal women might reduce risk of invasive breast cancer Related items fromOnMedica Diabetes risk lower with high intake of fruit and veg Rising skirt size linked to postmenopausal breast cancer risk Scotland reveals target of halving child obesity by 2030 Waist size predicts type 2 diabetes risk Apply different obesity criteria to BME patients (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - October 9, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Postmenopausal Weight Loss Cuts Breast Ca Risk
(MedPage Today) -- And weight gain tied to higher incidence of triple-negative disease (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - October 8, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Evening Eating —“Are You a ‘Light’ Eater?”
The following is an excerpt from Let Go of Emotional Overeating and Love Your Food by Arlene B. Englander. (Copyright © 2018. Published by Rowman & Littlefield. All rights reserved.) Anyone who has ever tried to lose weight or keep weight off realizes that evening can be the make or break time of day in terms of permanent success. Consider this. In my community there currently is a radio-based advertising campaign touting the effectiveness of a weight loss formula that I will refer to as the Weight Loss Answer. This liquid, taken at bedtime, is to be consumed on an empty stomach. The purchaser is told no...
Source: Psych Central - October 8, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Arlene B. Englander, LCSW, MBA Tags: Addictions Binge Eating Diet & Nutrition Eating Disorders Personal Stories calorie counting Eating Habits Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Weight loss drug may prevent and treat diabetes
A new clinical trial reports that a weight loss drug can reduce diabetes risk and increases the chances of remission among those who have the condition. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Lung cancer warning - why you should never ignore these bumps on the skin
LUNG cancer symptoms include a cough that doesn ’t go away, unexplained weight loss, or having a persistent croaky voice. But, you could also be at risk of lung tumour signs if you have these lumps on bumps on your skin. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weight loss linked to lower breast cancer risk for postmenopausal women
(Wiley) In a study of postmenopausal women, participants who lost weight had a lower risk of developing invasive breast cancer than those who maintained or gained weight. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings suggest that weight loss may help lower postmenopausal women's breast cancer risk. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Dual GIP/GLP-1 Agonist Succeeds in T2D Trial
(MedPage Today) -- Novel diabetes treatment improved HbA1c, aided in weight loss (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - October 5, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

GI Dynamics eyes 2019 EU market return for EndoBarrier
GI Dynamics (ASX:GID) said yesterday that it tapped a new notified body in Europe, nearly a year after losing CE Mark approval there, as it eyes a market return for its EndoBarrier device by the end of next year. In the European Union, notified bodies are used as part of the regulatory system to assess product conformity. The erstwhile notified body for Boston-based GI Dynamics, SGS United Kingdom, last November took the company by surprise when it withdrew CE Mark certification for the EndoBarrier obesity and diabetes treatment. Yesterday GID said it named Intertek to replace SGS and review the technical fi...
Source: Mass Device - October 5, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Diabetes Featured Regulatory/Compliance Weight loss GI Dynamics Source Type: news

Weight loss drug may cut diabetes likelihood in at-risk patients
A weight-loss drug may help bring down blood sugar levels and reduce the risk of diabetes in obese and overweight patients, according to new US research. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - October 5, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Weight loss guru calls for Great British Bake Off to be banned
Anti-obesity campaigner Steve Miller appeared on GMB on Friday, and said The Great British Bake Off encourages viewers to 'run the fridge and get the cake out' - but many viewers rubbished his argument. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Technology Isn ’t Always the Answer in Global Health
October 04, 2018We were so excited by the flashiness of the tools, we forgot our goal —to lower hypertension in Africa.After attendingSwitchpoint 2018 and hearing about people who are using drones to deliver medications for snake bites to remote areas of the Amazon, cellphones to diagnose eye diseases, and paper microscopes to detect bacteria in water, I was pumped. I was excited by the opportunities to use digital tools for health.As I started my fellowship atIntraHealth International, I was excited to implement digital health tools, eager to find a solution to the high and growing prevalence of hypertension in sub-...
Source: IntraHealth International - October 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news