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1302 Articles Matching "loss"

Fitbit adds new coaching service to help you stay on track and get in shape

Sep 20, 2018 , CNBC Health
The company known for its wearable fitness trackers is launching a new platform called Fitbit Care that connects users with coaches to help them achieve health goals, including weight loss, and manage chronic diseases, Fitbit announced...
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Kavanaugh's accuser says he was drunk at the time. What studies say about alcohol and memory loss

Sep 20, 2018 , CNN Health
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who has accused him of physical and sexual assault, California professor Christine Blasey Ford, have indicated a willingness to testify about the allegations before the Senate Judiciary Committee. If they do they will likely face questions about how reliable memory can be when alcohol is involved. The science says that alcohol can play a role in memory recall depending on the amount and how much time has gone by....
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New Guideline Recommends Weight Loss Strategies For Sleep Apnea Patients

Sep 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new guideline focused on the role of weight management in treating adult obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has been published online by the American Thoracic Society in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. OSA is a common disease that occurs when the upper airway becomes bl......
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Athenahealth shares recover losses on report it may receive a late offer

Sep 19, 2018 , CNBC Health
Paul Singer of Elliott Management could be mulling a bid at a lower price, according to the New York...
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Banned Supplement Remains a Concern in Weight-Loss Products

Sep 14, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Banned Supplement Remains a Concern in Weight-Loss ProductsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/12/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/13/2018 12:00:00...
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Banned Supplement Found in Weight-Loss Products

Sep 13, 2018 , WebMD
Higenamine is on the World Anti-Doping Agency's list of substances prohibited in sports, though it is legal for use in supplements in the United States, Canada and...
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Belviq Study Results May Improve The Fortunes Of Weight-Loss Drugs

Sep 11, 2018 , Forbes
Findings from a recently released post-marketing study on Belviq may remove some of the doubts concerning adverse events. And, effectiveness data lend support to the notion that Belviq in combination with behavioral therapies may be worth the...
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Type of weight loss surgery matters for people with severe obesity

Sep 07, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People who have weight-loss surgery for extreme obesity may lose more weight with an older operation known as Roux-en-Y gastric bypass than with a newer sleeve gastrectomy procedure, a small U.S. study suggests....
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Novartis unloads U.S. assets at loss to bargain-hunting Aurobindo

Sep 07, 2018 , Reuters
New Novartis Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan has further reshaped the Swiss drugmaker, announcing on Thursday he is selling U.S. dermatology and generic pill assets to India's Aurobindo Pharma Ltd for up to $1 billion....
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A Treatment For Conductive Hearing Loss You Should Consider

Sep 05, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Conductive hearing loss occurs when damage to the outer ear or middle ear blocks sound vibrations from reaching the inner ear. People who have conductive hearing loss may feel like their ears are plugged and speech may sound muffled. With this type of hearing loss, you most likely understand speech,......
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Late-Life Suicide Controversy Leaves Many Doctors Feeling Unprepared To Help Patients Deal With Complex Issues

Sep 05, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
As suicide rates rise among the elderly, some health care providers think that even though it's difficult to do so, it's valid to discuss the topic and help those who think there are fates worse than death. In other news on aging: muscle loss and loss of independence, bereavement time for long-term care workers, malnutrition, dementia, and...
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Merck Manuals Survey Finds Majority Of Americans Rarely Think About Hearing Loss

Sep 05, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Hearing loss is the most common sensory disorder in the United States with more than 10 percent of Americans suffering from some impairment that affects their daily communication. Yet many people admit they don't often think about hearing loss and are reluctant to use some of the most effective hear......
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Hipster men's brand Hims has pitched potential investors about expanding to a new market: Women

Sep 01, 2018 , CNBC Health
Hims is a venture-backed start-up selling generic Viagra and hair loss drugs to millennial men. Now it's looking to expand into women's products and has talked about raising $100 million at an $800 million...
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Do avocados help with weight loss? Study will pay you to find out

Aug 30, 2018 , CNN Health
If you're the kind of person who'll willingly pay extra for guac and thinks avocado toast is life, four universities are looking for you....
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Researcher at Loma Linda University will pay you $300 to eat avocados to see if they aid weight loss

Aug 30, 2018 , CNBC Health
A study will pay people to eat avocados to see if the fruit helps participants lose weight. USA Today...
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Weight-Loss Drug Belviq Is First to Show No Harm to Heart

Aug 29, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Weight-Loss Drug Belviq Is First to Show No Harm to HeartCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/27/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/28/2018 12:00:00...
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Risks Of Taking An Aspirin A Day Don’t Outweigh The Benefits For People Who Haven’t Had Their First Heart Attack

Aug 28, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The latest research seems to suggest that healthy people shouldn't be taking an aspirin a day. In other heart health news: a weight-loss drug is shown to safely help people shed pounds without increasing their risk for heart problems; The New York Times offers a look at some of chain restaurants' unhealthiest foods; and a study finds that Parkinson's disease and cardiovascular health may be...
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What Was Lost When Embryos Were Destroyed? Facilities’ ‘Catastrophic Failures’ Spark Emotionally Charged Legal Debate

Aug 28, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The legal implications over what the would-be-parents are owed for the loss of their embryos could be huge, especially for abortion rights. In other women's health news: marijuana and breast milk, a Kansas City clinic's license, and abortion...
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Weight loss drug lorcaserin found safe in large study

Aug 28, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Eisai's weight loss drug lorcaserin does not increase people's risk of major cardiovascular events, according to data from a study of 12,000 overweight or obese patients....
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Diet Drug Belviq Is First Shown Not to Hurt Heart

Aug 28, 2018 , WebMD
Belviq is the first and only weight-loss agent shown not to damage the hearts of people who are already at higher risk, new research...
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