‘Ozempic Face’ Explained: Why It Happens And How To Fix It
The diabetes drug gained popularity for its weight loss benefits as doctors began prescribing it off-label for weight loss. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 1, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Arianna Johnson, Forbes Staff Tags: Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Breaking breaking-news Trending Explainer Trending-Explainer Source Type: news

Weight Bias Is a Problem in Health Care. Here ’ s What Doctors Can Do
Aubrey Gordon still recalls going to the doctor and having her blood pressure checked three times—because the provider couldn’t believe it was normal, given the fact that she’s overweight. Considering the treatment she’s received at doctors’ offices all her life, she wasn’t exactly surprised. “It’s kind of wild to see that my size comes with so many assumptions,” she says. “From the moment I walk in, my fatness is considered a problem to be solved. Even before I speak, there’s bias and misconceptions based on how I look. I’m considered lazy, non-compli...
Source: TIME: Health - February 1, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elizabeth Millard Tags: Uncategorized Health Care healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Diabetes Drug Mounjaro Expected To Be Approved For Weight Loss Soon: What To Know And How It Compares To Similar Drugs
The drug gained popularity on social media sites like TikTok, which played a part in the FDA declaring it was in a supply shortage in December 2022. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 31, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Arianna Johnson, Forbes Staff Tags: Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Breaking breaking-news Trending Explainer Trending-Explainer Source Type: news

What Happens When Patients Stop Weight-Loss Medications?
(MedPage Today) -- In this video, Ania Jastreboff, MD, PhD, a professor at Yale School of Medicine and director of weight management and obesity prevention at Yale Stress Center in New Haven, Connecticut, discusses what to expect when stopping... (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - January 31, 2023 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Wegovy works. But here's what happens if you can't afford to keep taking the drug
The new weight-loss drugs can be life-changing for people facing health conditions worsened by obesity, but price and spotty insurance coverage may keep them out of reach. (Image credit: Katherine Streeter for NPR) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - January 30, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Allison Aubrey Source Type: news

From weight loss to better sleep: How Dry January REALLY benefits the body
Cutting out alcohol for the entire month - which one in seven people in the UK and US are thought to be doing as we speak - is hailed for its benefits on sleep, weight and the liver. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weight loss surgery extends lives, study finds
Weight loss surgery reduces the risk of premature death, especially from such obesity-related conditions as cancer, diabetes and heart disease, according to a new 40-year study of nearly 22,000 people who had bariatric surgery. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - January 28, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weight loss surgery greatly reduces risk of death, study finds
Weight loss surgery reduces the risk of premature death, especially from such obesity-related conditions as cancer, diabetes and heart disease, according to a new 40-year study of nearly 22,000 people who had bariatric surgery in Utah. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - January 28, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weight loss surgery greatly reduces risk of death
Weight loss surgery reduces the risk of premature death, especially from such obesity-related conditions as cancer, diabetes and heart disease, according to a new 40-year study of nearly 22,000 people who had bariatric surgery in Utah. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - January 28, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What is ‘Ozempic face’? Experts explain the side effect of this popular weight loss drug linked to Chelsea Handler
The recent surge in popularity of Ozempic, a drug used for weight loss, has also led to the discovery of an undesirable side effect: a gaunt-looking face. The phenomenon has been increasingly documented across social media. Since the rise in these medications, Dr. Paul Jarrod Frank, a…#pauljarrodfrank #elizabethhoushmand #dallas #abcnews #orentepper #ozempic #cdc #fda #ozemic #novonordisk (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weight loss startup Noom confirms more layoffs
The latest reductions mark the third round of job cuts at the company in less than a year. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 27, 2023 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

I didn't want to be 22st at thirty so I went to Turkey for surgery
Mother-of-two Lauren Evens, 29, has gone viral after documenting her drastic weight loss with gastric sleeve surgery in Turkey. After weighing 22 st at her heaviest she has now halved her weight. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 27, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chelsea Handler slammed for not knowing she was on Ozempic
Chelsea Handler is facing backlash for stating in an interview that she didn't realize she was taking Ozempic—the injectable diabetes medication that is often touted as something of a weight loss wonder drug. Ozempic is an injectable prescription drug that is used to manage blood sugar levels in…#chelseahandler #ozempic #glp1 #comedianhandler #chelsealately #spain #handler #criticschoiceawards #hollywood #juliaroberts (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 26, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ghana: Lippia Tea Improves Sleep, Weight Loss, Supports Athletes
[Ghanaian Times] Lippia Multiflora family, normally known as "Gambian Tea" or "Senegal Tea." In Ghana, it is known as lippia tea. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 26, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

40-Year Study Finds Weight-Loss Surgery Extending Life Spans
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 25, 2023– It’s well known that obesity fuels an increase in a person’s risk for other chronic health conditions. Now, a new study shows that weight-loss surgery could set that person’s health, and longevity,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 25, 2023 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news