More weight loss tied to less knee pain for obese people
(Reuters Health) - Obese people with knee osteoarthritis, a painful joint disease, may find greater symptom relief when they lose larger amounts of weight than when they shed fewer pounds, a recent study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Weight loss can lead to pain reduction, study finds
Weight loss may be the best treatment for obese people with knee osteoarthritis. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Weight Loss Improves Knee Arthritis Symptoms, Study Says
BOSTON (CBS) – Doctors often recommend that overweight patients with arthritis of the knee lose weight to improve their pain and function, but how much weight loss makes a difference? A new study out of Wake Forest University in North Carolina finds that even a modest amount can pay big dividends when it comes to relieving symptoms. Researchers looked at 240 overweight and obese older adults with pain related to knee arthritis and found that those who lost 10-percent or more of their body weight over 18 months cut their pain in half. Losing 20-percent of body weight led to an additional 25-percent reduction in p...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Arthritis Dr. Mallika Marshall Knee Local TV Source Type: news

WATCH: For those with a common joint disorder, weight loss could mean pain reduction
A new study found that for people with knee osteoarthritis, losing 20 percent of your body weight may reduce joint pain by up to 25 percent. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

For some with a common joint disorder, weight loss can lead to pain reduction
Weight loss may be the best treatment for obese people with knee osteoarthritis. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

When it comes to weight loss in overweight and obese adults with knee osteoarthritis, more is better
(Wiley) Researchers previously showed that overweight and obese individuals with knee osteoarthritis can reduce pain by 50 percent and significantly improve function and mobility with a 10 percent or more weight loss over an 18-month period. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

It may sound crackers, but eating cheese and biscuits could help keep off the pounds   
King's College London professor Tim Spector explains why cheese and biscuits could assist a weight-loss programme but also advises doubling up on fibre by eating plenty of leeks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drinking chilled yerba mate can help you achieve your weight loss goals
(Natural News) According to a study, one simple change can help increase the benefits of yerba mate tea. Swiss researchers have determined that drinking chilled yerba mate tea, instead of hot tea, can help individuals lose weight. Yerba mate tea, which is similar to green tea, is a caffeinated and bitter-tasting drink that originates from South... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Patients maintain muscle mass 5 years after surgically induced weight loss
(Brigham Young University) Newly published research provides important evidence supporting the long-term safety and viability of bariatric surgery.The study finds that muscle mass and fat-free mass (organs, bones, tissues) levels are maintained in the body following a rapid post-surgical weight loss. The finding dispels fears that gastric bypass surgery may result in a detrimental loss of muscle that continues for years after initial weight loss, leading to long-term muscle insufficiency despite weight regain. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Ivana Trump promotes Italian weight-loss diet system
Ivana Trump, the former wife of President Donald Trump who once appeared with him in a commercial for Pizza Hut, wants America to lose some weight (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Pre - Op Psychiatric Dx Not Tied to Bariatric Sx Outcomes in Teens
No association between presence, absence, number of diagnoses and post - surgery weight loss outcomes (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - June 13, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Nursing, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Going to the toilet more often could be a sign of the condition
BOWEL cancer symptoms include extreme tiredness for no obvious reason and unexplained weight loss. You should watch out for these three key warning signs of the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pre-Op Psychiatric Dx Not Tied to Bariatric Sx Outcomes in Teens
WEDNESDAY, June 13, 2018 -- Preoperative psychiatric diagnoses are not associated with weight loss outcomes in severely obese adolescents receiving bariatric surgery, according to a study published online June 1 in Pediatrics. Eleanor R. Mackey,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Three signs to check whether you have this cancer
BOWEL cancer symptoms include extreme tiredness for no obvious reason and unexplained weight loss. You should watch out for these three key warning signs of the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Three signs you should check to find out if you have this cancer
BOWEL cancer symptoms include extreme tiredness for no obvious reason and unexplained weight loss. You should watch out for these three key warning signs of the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Where does body fat go when you lose it? A surprising number of health care professionals don’t know
(Natural News) You wouldn’t happen to know where that fat you shed goes, would you? If you don’t, you’re not alone. According to an article in The Conversation, 98 percent of health professionals failed to explain the process of weight loss. Out of 150 doctors, dietitians, and personal trainers surveyed, only three gave the right answer.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 - add these five foods to your diet to lower blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include weight loss, feeling very tired, or rushing to the toilet more often than normal to pass urine. But, you could lower your blood sugar by adding these foods to your diet, it ’s been claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pill may be as effective as surgery for diabetes, obesity
Rather than invasive weight loss procedures, a " surgery in a pill " is showing promise to reverse type 2 diabetes in obese patients, according to a study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Examining the link between weight suppression and non-suicidal self-injurious behaviors - Keel PK, Jean Forney K, Buchman-Schmitt JM, Kennedy GA, Joiner TE.
BACKGROUND: Given the negative consequences of excess weight, a large portion of the US population is seeking to obtain and maintain weight loss. Weight Suppression (WS) represents the difference between previous highest adult weight and current weight and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Mindfulness and weight loss: How to become a mindful eater
What to know about what one expert calls the "antidote to dieting." (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Brigham & Women ’ s Researchers Develop Non-Invasive Treatment For Diabetes
BOSTON (CBS) – Many patients turn to weight loss surgery to help reverse obesity and type 2 diabetes, but surgery is invasive and can cause side effects. So surgeons and researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital have developed a non-invasive treatment that could one day treat type 2 diabetes without surgery. They engineered a substance, called LuCI, which when taken by mouth temporarily coats the lining of the intestine to alter the way nutrients are absorbed and prevent spikes in blood sugar after eating. One hour after the substance was fed to rats, their body’s response to glucose was lowered by almo...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated Local Watch Listen Brigham and Women's Hospital Dr. Mallika Marshall HealthWatch Source Type: news

Text Messaging Approach Improves Weight Loss in NAFLD Text Messaging Approach Improves Weight Loss in NAFLD
This study evaluated the efficacy of a text messaging intervention to improve weight loss and disease management in patients with NAFLD.Liver International (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Does Garcinia cambogia really help obese people lose weight?
(Natural News) Obesity and overweight are serious problems the world over, but a study in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine may have revealed an unlikely ally in garcinia cambogia, with results indicating that it can help in weight loss. The study, led by researchers from the University of Cordoba in Spain, looked at the effects of garcinia... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Activity trackers — help or hindrance for weight loss?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - June 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ReShape Lifesciences raises $2m
ReShape Lifesciences (NSDQ:RSLS) said yesterday it inked approximately $1.5 million in offering deals with a number of institutional investors. The San Clemente, Calif.-based company said it will float 374,572 shares of its common stock at a price of $3.92 per share in the registered direct offerings. ReShape Lifesciences will also issue warrants for the purchase of up to 280,929 shares of common stock at a purchase price of approximately 13¢ per warrant, expecting to bring in $30,000. Warrants offered will be exercisable at a price of $3.93 per share, are exercisable immediately and will expire after five and on...
Source: Mass Device - June 8, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Weight loss reshapelifesciences Source Type: news

WATCH: Kelly Clarkson explains recent weight loss
The singer says she made a lifestyle change to address an autoimmune disease and a thyroid issue. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What happens if you fast for a day?
What happens if you don't eat for a day? While most people will feel hungry and possibly tired, there is also a range of other effects. In this article, learn about how the body starts to burn fat for energy and whether fasting for 24 hours can be a good weight loss tool. We also investigate the possible risks. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 - 20p ‘diabetes superfood’ could slash high blood sugar risk
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include weight loss, feeling very tired, and having a persistent thirst. Adding this cheap “diabetes superfood” to your diet could lower your risk of high blood sugar, it’s been claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Obese Teens With Psychiatric Issues Can Still Benefit From Weight Loss Surgery Obese Teens With Psychiatric Issues Can Still Benefit From Weight Loss Surgery
A history of psychiatric problems should not necessarily be a contraindication to weight loss surgery for teenagers, a U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 - £1.50 bread could prevent high blood sugar revealed
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include weight loss, feeling very tired, and rushing to the toilet more often than normal. But, this cheap bread is one of the best to add to your diet to lower your blood sugar, it ’s been claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is 'hypnofasting' the key to weight loss?
London-based hypnotherapist and personal trainer Rory Z. Fulcher has  combined the principles of hypnosis and intermittent fasting for the first time in his new book, a Kindle bestseller. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 - the best type of bread to prevent high blood sugar revealed
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include weight loss, feeling very tired, and rushing to the toilet more often than normal. But, this cheap bread is one of the best to add to your diet to lower your blood sugar, it ’s been claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Peter Stringfellow dead: Cancer signs and symptoms to look out for - are you at risk?
PETER Stringfellow dead: Former nightclub owner dies aged 77 after a battle with cancer. These are the most common cancer symptoms and signs to look out for to lower your risk of the deadly disease, including weight loss, finding blood in your urine, or a change to your toilet habit. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attacks are deadlier in colder months
Risk of death almost 50% higher in winter months Related items fromOnMedica More Scottish GPs needed to fight heart disease Deprivation strongly linked to mortality, report shows NHS Health Check makes ‘modest’ but successful start GPs should recommend gradual, long-term weight loss Half of patients delay seeking help for heart attacks (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - June 7, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: Why losing weight can slow your metabolism
You're ready to lose weight so you go on a diet. The pounds pour off for a while. But, suddenly, the weight loss seems to lose steam. Dr. Donald Hensrud, who heads up the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program and is author of the Mayo Clinic Diet Book, calls it a weight-loss plateau. But he [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - June 7, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Women's Wellness: Pregnancy after gastric bypass surgery
Pregnancy after gastric bypass can be safe and healthy.?Research suggests pregnancy after the mother has weight-loss surgery might be safer than having a pregnancy that could be complicated by obesity. While more research is needed, studies suggest that weight-loss surgery before pregnancy might protect women and their babies from obesity-related problems during pregnancy, including gestational [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - June 7, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Does dieting always mean eating healthier? Study finds gaps in nutrients in several weight loss diet plans
(Natural News) A study published in the journal Nutrients found gaps in nutritional content of several weight loss diet plans. The study, conducted by a team of researchers from Cornell University and Nature’s Bounty Co., evaluated three top-reviewed weight loss diet books on Amazon.com. The chosen plans in the diet analysis were Eat to Live-Vegan, Aggressive Weight... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Obalon touts gas-filled gastric balloon after FDA notice of deaths related to liquid-filled balloons
Obalon Therapeutics (NSDQ:OBLN) today touted that it has never received a report of a death related to the use of its Obalon six-month gas-filled gastric balloon system designed to aid in weight loss in light of a recent FDA notice warning of five deaths related to liquid-filled gastric balloon systems. The San Diego-based company clarified that the FDA notice released earlier this week, which mentioned deaths related to the use of both Apollo Endosurgery (NSDQ:APEN) and ReShape Lifesciences (NSDQ:RSLS) liquid-filled gastric balloon devices, did not apply to its gas-filled balloons. “Our first con...
Source: Mass Device - June 6, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Blog obalon Source Type: news

Weight Loss Balloons Linked to 12 Deaths, FDA Says
Twelve people have died from complications related to weight-loss balloons. While the total number of deaths is small compared to the number of procedures, it is high enough for the FDA to issue a warning. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Obese teens with psychiatric issues can still benefit from weight loss surgery
(Reuters Health) - Obese teens who have weight loss surgery are likely to lose the same amount of weight regardless of whether they were previously diagnosed with psychiatric problems, a U.S. study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Biotech company eyes balloon-in-stomach treatment for weight loss
Allurion started by a Bethel Park native. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 6, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Go Vegan to Jumpstart Weight Loss
WEDNESDAY, June 6, 2018 -- Vegan diets are hard for many people to stick with long-term, but studies show that this way of eating can translate to weight loss. Vegan is the strictest type of vegetarian diet -- you choose only foods from plant... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 6, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 - 41p vegetable could lower your blood sugar levels
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include weight loss, tiredness, and rushing to the toilet more often than normal. But, adding this cheap vegetable to your diet could lower your risk of high blood sugar, it ’s been claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Updates in Obesity from the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Annual Scientific & amp; Clinical Congress
Highlights include: POC A1c testing in prediabetes screening, first-year weight loss after bariatric surgery, and predicting fracture risk in obese patients.   (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - June 5, 2018 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Gregory M. Weiss, MD Source Type: news

Obesity Briefs from the AACE Annual Scientific & amp; Clinical Congress
Highlights include: POC A1c testing in prediabetes screening, first-year weight loss after bariatric surgery, and predicting fracture risk in obese patients.   (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - June 5, 2018 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Gregory M. Weiss, MD Source Type: news

More Patients Are Dead After Weight-Loss Balloon Surgery
FDA is still keeping tabs on two liquid-filled intragastric balloon systems used to treat obesity as at least a dozen patients have died in the past two years after receiving one of the devices. The agency first alerted physicians about deaths possibly associated with the devices last year after five patient deaths had been reported. FDA has also approved labeling changes to reflect this information. The agency said it also continues to monitor complications related to the placement and use of these devices, including perforation of the stomach wall or esophagus, inflammation of the pancreas, and the balloon filling with a...
Source: MDDI - June 5, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Regulatory and Compliance Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 - swap your carbohydrates for this 50p snack to slash your blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include weight loss, blurred vision, and feeling very tired. But, swapping carbohydrates for this cheap snack, could lower your risk of high blood sugar, scientists have revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weight loss balloons now linked to 12 deaths
An additional five patients have died in association with intragastric balloons for the treatment of obesity, bringing the total number of deaths to 12 worldwide since 2016, the US Food and Drug Administration said in an alert Monday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA warns of 5 new deaths from liquid-filled intragastric balloons
The FDA today released a notice warning of five new patient deaths related to two liquid-filled intragastric balloon systems used to treat obesity, produced by Apollo Endosurgery (NSDQ:APEN) and ReShape Lifesciences (NSDQ:RSLS). The additional deaths bring the total number of deaths worldwide from the Orbera intragastric balloon and ReShape integrated dual balloon system up to 12 since 2016, the agency said. The federal watchdog said that it continues to monitor complications related to the placement and use of the devices, which include perforation of the stomach wall or esophagus, inflammation of the pancreas a...
Source: Mass Device - June 4, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Weight loss Apollo Endosurgery reshapelifesciences Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 - can you reverse the high blood sugar condition?
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include weight loss, feeling very tired, and rushing to the toilet more often than normal. But, how can diet and exercise changes help you to reverse the condition, and return your blood sugar readings to a normal level? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news