Man Sentenced to a Year in Federal Prison for Selling Weight-Loss Product Containing Unapproved Additive
FDA OCI, Jonathan McGraw, Newberg OR, sentence, prison, manufacture, sell, purported, weight-loss, product, unapproved, additive, DNP, makeshift, lab, garage, market, online, ScorpionDNP, label, pesticide, risk death, serious, injury, cybercrime, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - December 3, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

UCLA in the time of AIDS: In the beginning
When Tom Gillman and his partner opened Hardware, a small clothing shop on Melrose Avenue in late-1970s Los Angeles, it was an instant hit. And having spent weeks at a time in New York ’s Fire Island Pines the previous six summers, their decision to open a seasonal shop there was a no-brainer.In an era of rampant homophobia, Fire Island Pines was a gay mecca — a summer sanctuary where young gay men reveled on the beaches, boardwalks and at parties, unconstrained by the need to hide their identities. The two California men signed a three-year lease and opened Hardware @ the Pines in 1979, and with a wellheeled c...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - December 2, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

French National Charged with Making False Statements to FDA to Fraudulently Obtain Control of Pharmaceutical Product
FDA OCI, Alain Bouaziz, French citizen, resident, United Arab Emirates, Hexim, Pharmaceuticals, Secaucus NJ, Alkopharma, forged documents, false statements, fraud, gain control, Sanorex, weight-loss, drug, false, forgeries, New Drug Application, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - November 29, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Best supplements for the liver: The pill linked to major reduction in liver-related deaths
SUPPLEMENTS for the liver can help to reduce the risk of liver-related deaths, protect cells from inflammation, and also promote weight loss. Liver supplements can also help reduce the risk of alcohol-related diseases, but which one is best? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does Long COVID Exist in the Pediatric Age Group?
Discussion With COVID-19, the scientific research process is playing out daily in the press where the general public can see for themselves and share in the new knowledge and frustrating events that occur usually behind the curtain of science. People try to understand the little snippets of new knowledge that come forth and how they fit into the COVID problem, and most importantly how it may affect themselves, the people they care about and their community. Patients and families daily ask questions of their health care providers who themselves have the same questions, and answer something like “We’re learning s...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - November 29, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

How to live longer: Meat substitute may lower bad cholesterol, aid weight loss and prevent
LONGEVITY is more likely when cholesterol levels are in check, you are a healthy weight, and there are no cells growing uncontrollably into a tumour. One meat substitution, ideal for dinner, could help with just that. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weight Loss Surgery'Best Treatment' for Fatty Liver Disease Weight Loss Surgery'Best Treatment' for Fatty Liver Disease
Bariatric surgery significantly reduces the risk of major adverse liver and cardiovascular events in recipients, compared with nonsurgical counterparts, among those with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Underactive thyroid symptoms: Why your weight loss diet plan might not be working
UNDERACTIVE THYROID is a condition affecting at least two percent of Brits. Could an underactive thyroid be causing you to gain weight? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for weight loss: One supplement's ingredients may promote fat burning
WEIGHT LOSS can be a challenging process particularly as one ages. A less than speedy metabolism, constant food cravings or stubborn fat which can't go away - but there is one supplement which could help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ro takes $30M bet on weight loss product Plenity
This comes roughly two years after Ro inked a deal with Plenity creator Gelesis.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 18, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Adele reveals how 100-pound weight loss improved back pain, problems after C-section
Adele says her weight loss journey has improved her mobility after years of suffering back pain. #csection #adele (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 Diabetes Remission Can Happen Naturally in 1 in 20 Type 2 Diabetes Remission Can Happen Naturally in 1 in 20
About 1 in 20 people in Scotland who had previously been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes were in remission in 2019, usually without a history of an aggressive weight-loss intervention.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis test: The 11 early signs of arthritis - from bad sleep to weight loss
RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS is a type of autoimmune disease where the body's immune system attacks the lining of the joints - but what are the key symptoms that could indicate early signs of this inflammatory disease? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Janssen Reports Positive Topline Week 48 Phase 2 Results for TREMFYA ® (guselkumab) in Adults With Moderately to Severely Active Crohn's Disease
SPRING HOUSE, PENNSYLVANIA, November 17, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced topline results from the Phase 2 GALAXI 1 clinical trial which showed rates of clinical remission (Crohn’s Disease Activity Index [CDAI]
Source: Johnson and Johnson - November 17, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Europe Gives Green Light to Once-Weekly Semaglutide for Weight Loss Europe Gives Green Light to Once-Weekly Semaglutide for Weight Loss
Called a'game changer,'Novo Nordisk's Wegovy was approved for weight loss by the US Food and Drug Administration in June.International Approvals (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - November 16, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Alert Source Type: news

Adele 'Not Fazed' by Chatter Over Her 100 Lb. Weight Loss
#chatteroverher (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adele tells Oprah about her weight loss and divorce - BBC News
#oprah #adele #bbcnews (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weight loss, motherhood and the magazine quiz that ended her marriage -- what we learned from Adele's Oprah interview
Adele has opened up about her weight loss, coming to terms with the collapse of her marriage and juggling motherhood and her musical career, in an exclusive interview with Oprah Winfrey. #oprah #adele (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

50 percent of people who survive covid-19 face lingering symptoms, study finds
More than half experienced a decline in general well-being, resulting in weight loss, fatigue, fever or pain and 25 percent reported trouble thinking or concentrating. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - November 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Linda Searing Source Type: news

Adele stuns with devastating new songs, tells Oprah, 'It's not my job to validate' body image
Adele debuted three songs from her upcoming album, "30," during her CBS TV special and talked to Oprah Winfrey about Rich Paul, weight loss and divorce. #adele #oprah #richpaul (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adele tells Oprah that her weight loss was a byproduct of managing her anxiety
"I was body positive then, and I'm body positive now" Adele says as she discusses her 100-pound weight loss with Oprah on 'Adele One Night Only.' #adele #oprah #adeleonenightonly (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Keto diet warning: Dr. Rupy would ‘certainly not’ recommend the plan to boost mood
KETO diet plans have been adopted by many for weight loss - but Dr. Rupy has a warning regarding mood. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More STEP Data: Semaglutide Cuts Weight, Cravings, Beats Liraglutide More STEP Data: Semaglutide Cuts Weight, Cravings, Beats Liraglutide
In STEP 5, weight loss with semaglutide was sustained at 2 years and the drug cut cravings in a subgroup; in STEP 8, semaglutide beat liraglutide for weight loss at 68 weeks. There were no new safety signals.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 11, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Bariatric Surgery May Lower Risk for Severe Liver Disease, New Study Finds
Obesity is a leading cause of fatty liver condition. Patients who had weight-loss surgery showed fewer signs of the disease progressing. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Roni Caryn Rabin Tags: Obesity Weight Bariatric Surgery Liver Research Cleveland Clinic Journal of the American Medical Assn your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

Billy Joel shows off 50-pound weight loss onstage
This “Big Shot” is a little smaller these days.Billy Joel showed up to his first post-pandemic performance Nov. 5 at Madison Square Garden — where he’s been in residence since 2014 — about 50... #bigshot #billyjoel #howardstern #madisonsquaregarden (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Obesity Interventions Tied to Colon Cancer Risk Reduction Obesity Interventions Tied to Colon Cancer Risk Reduction
Weight loss medication or surgery may reduce the risk of colon cancer in people with obesity.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - November 3, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Convictions for the President, Secretary, and an Associate of the Weight Loss Company BAJA PESO YA INC.
FDA OCI, Michelle Andujar-Gonz ález, president, BAJA PESO YA INC., Sahen L. Maldonado-López, secretary, María de Lourdes Irizarry-Rodríguez, associate, guilty plea, mail fraud, conspiracy, illegal, weight loss, dietary supplements, misbranded drugs, sibutramine, phenolphthalein, tadalafil, China, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - November 2, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: FDA Source Type: news

How to Choose the Right Weight-Loss Surgery How to Choose the Right Weight-Loss Surgery
Are your patients asking about weight-loss surgery? Here's helpful information to aid your patients in making the best choice.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - November 2, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

How to Choose the Right Weight-Loss Surgery
In a situation where you may have tried all other alternatives to losing weight, surgery might be your best bet. But which is it going to be? (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Office worker, 28, shares six STONE weight loss transformation
Evie Nagy, a 28-year-old advertising and marketing manager from London, tipped the scales at 18st 2lb, or 116kg, before losing more than 6st. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Will Smith speaks about previously contemplating suicide in trailer for Best Shape Of My Life
He was seen during various parts of his weight loss journey, which appeared to culminate in a discussion with his loved ones where he... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kim Jong Un has lost about 44 pounds in a health kick, South Korean spies say
The Hermit Kingdom’s 37-year-old leader’s dramatic weight loss has recently renewed speculation over his health, following high-level... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Analyses Suggest Favorable Results for STELARA ® (ustekinumab) When Used as a First-Line Therapy for Bio-Naïve Patients with Moderately to Severely Active Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis
SPRING HOUSE, PENNSYLVANIA, October 25, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced data from two new analyses of STELARA® (ustekinumab) for the treatment of adults with moderately to severely active Crohn’s disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC).1,2 In a modelled analysisa focused on treatment sequencing using data from randomized controlled trials, network meta-analysis and literature, results showed patient time spent in clinical remission or response was highest when STELARA was used as a first-line advanced therapy for bio-naïve patients with moderately t...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

What is Refeeding Syndrome?
Discussion Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder with an intense fear of being overweight (i.e. distorted body image), and self-starvation and excessive weight loss. It is more common in women (1.2%) than men (0.2%) but can be seen in both genders. Risk factors include high-intelligence, perfectionism/inflexibility, anxiety, activities where thinner body types are expected (e.g. dancer, diver, gymnast, long-distance runner, volleyball player, etc.) Other eating disorders include bulimia nervosa (i.e. cycles of binge eating and then purging), binge eating disorder (i.e. purging), orthorexia (i.e. obsessions with healthful ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - October 25, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Weight loss drink: The 8 benefits of 'one of the healthiest beverages on the planet'
WEIGHT LOSS is tricky and there's no magic fix, but ONE drink could help you on your way to dropping a few pounds. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

To Tackle Obesity, Up Fitness and Activity or Lose Weight? To Tackle Obesity, Up Fitness and Activity or Lose Weight?
A new review revives debate on whether increasing activity and cardiorespiratory fitness should supersede attention to weight loss in patients with obesity.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 21, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Fasting and energy restrictions: the impact on metabolic health
Our lives are characterised by repeating cycles in our environment, behaviour and physiology. In particular, with each passing day and night we experience regular transitions between light and dark, wakefulness and sleep, activity and rest - that may or may not be aligned with our daily meal patterns. There are various opportunities to eat or not to eat over the course of each 24-h period, each with the potential to improve or impair metabolic health.This talk will consider the typical series of eating occasions from shortly after waking on one day until shortly before waking on the next. Specifically, we will firstly cons...
Source: The Nutrition Society - October 21, 2021 Category: Nutrition Authors: Lulu Yacob Source Type: news

Weight loss and mental health: 'Food has been my happiness'
The BBC followed India, 28, before and after gastric sleeve surgery. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why We Lose Weight and Why We Don't
What we don’t know – and what we do – about weight loss. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weight loss company Noom launches behavioral health product
The new tool will offer 10-minute lessons on CBT and provide  mindfulness techniques.  (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 14, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Weight Loss May Not Actually Make You Healthier, Study Reveals
Want a long and healthy life? New research shows that focusing on this one behavior may help more than losing weight. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Janssen Submits Application Seeking U.S. FDA Approval of STELARA ® (ustekinumab) for the Treatment of Pediatric Patients With Juvenile Psoriatic Arthritis
HORSHAM, PENNSYLVANIA, October 8, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced the submission of a supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking expanded approval of STELARA® (ustekinumab) to treat pediatric patients ages 5 years and older with juvenile psoriatic arthritis (jPsA).The filing is supported by extrapolation of data from nine studies across both adult trials in active PsA and adult and pediatric studies in moderate to severe plaque psoriasis, totaling 3,997 patients evaluated across these closely associa...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 8, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Texas Woman Sentenced to 6 Months in Federal Prison for Selling Deadly Weight Loss Drug to Consumers
FDA OCI, Judith Holloway, Watauga TX, DNP, 2,4-Dinitrophenol, weight loss, cataracts, dangerous, side effects, hyperthermia, tachycardia, cardiac arrhythmia, death, misbranded, yellow pigment powder, bulk purchase, eBay, hazardous, false label, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - October 7, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Primary Goal in T2D Should Be Weight Loss, Diabetologists Say Primary Goal in T2D Should Be Weight Loss, Diabetologists Say
Four diabetes and obesity experts make the case for targeting weight loss of at least 15% as a front-line treatment goal for many patients with type 2 diabetes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

How to Maintain Your Social Life When You Have IBD
About two years ago, as Samantha Plevney was dealing with a major Crohn’s disease flare-up, she decided to tell her gastroenterologist how it was affecting her emotional health. “I told him that I’m alive but I’m not living,” she recalls. “Not being able to see my friends because of the uncertainty of my health situation was making me feel worse. I think people with IBD, and their doctors, tend to focus on physical symptoms, and for good reason. But the mental-health effect that comes from social support is huge.” Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) encompasses two conditions—Cr...
Source: TIME: Health - October 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elizabeth Millard Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Former Bumble COO joins telehealth startup Found, which has raised $32M to tackle obesity
Surviving the early days of the pandemic meant staying home, and for a lot of people that meant moving less. Gyms shuttered. Traveling ground to a halt. And for a while it seemed like the whole world was watching “Tiger King” on Netflix. So it’s no surprise that many people put on a few pounds. A startup called Found wants to help. Founded in 2019 and launched last year, San Francisco-based Found is offering members an integrated approach to weight loss — what it likes to call “weight… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - October 4, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Sara Bloomberg Source Type: news

Former Bumble COO joins telehealth startup Found, which has raised $32M to tackle obesity
Surviving the early days of the pandemic meant staying home, and for a lot of people that meant moving less. Gyms shuttered. Traveling ground to a halt. And for a while it seemed like the whole world was watching “Tiger King” on Netflix. So it’s no surprise that many people put on a few pounds. A startup called Found wants to help. Founded in 2019 and launched last year, San Francisco-based Found is offering members an integrated approach to weight loss — what it likes to call “weight… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 4, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Sara Bloomberg Source Type: news

New Analysis Presented by Janssen at United European Gastroenterology Week (UEGW) Demonstrates Long-Term Safety Profile for STELARA ® (ustekinumab) in Older Patients Across Approved Indications
SPRING HOUSE, PENNSYLVANIA, October 4, 2021 – Today, the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced a new analysis of STELARA® (ustekinumab) pooled safety data from 13 clinical studies across approved indications, showing rates of key safety events among adults 60 years and older treated with STELARA for up to five yearsa were similar to rates observed with placebo during the control phase of these trials.1,b Approved indications included adults with moderately to severely active Crohn’s disease (CD), moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis (UC), moderate to severe plaque p...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 4, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes could be 'reversed' if patients use a pioneering once-a-week jab, experts say
Tirzepatide is so effective it may offer patients an alternative to weight-loss surgery, which is the most effective treatment method for those who need to lose weight to bring their type 2 diabetes into remission. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to lose weight - the tasty drink to boost weight loss
WEIGHT LOSS is hard work, but there are lots of little things you can do to speed up the process - including regularly drinking this tasty drink. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news