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1276 Articles Matching "weight"

Excess pounds can lead to a leaky bladder

Sep 21, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Young and middle-aged women who are overweight or obese may be more likely to develop a leaky bladder, researchers say....
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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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Household disinfectants could be making kids overweight

Sep 20, 2018 , CNN Health
Multi-surface cleaners and other commonly used household disinfectants could be making children overweight by altering the bacteria found in their guts, a new study published Monday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal suggests....
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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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Macron injects cash to fix France's healthcare system

Sep 19, 2018 , Reuters
President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday promised extra money and more doctors in rural areas to ease pressure on France's hospitals, which are creaking under the weight of budget constraints and closures of clinics outside towns and cities....
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Could Household Cleaners Make Your Kid Fat?

Sep 19, 2018 , WebMD
Babies whose parents used "eco-friendly" cleaning products had lower odds of excess weight by age 3, the findings...
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Household disinfectants could be making kids overweight, study says

Sep 18, 2018 , CNN Health
Multi-surface cleaners and other commonly used household disinfectants could be making children overweight by altering the bacteria found in their guts, a new study published Monday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal suggests....
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Lose Weight, Reverse Type 2 Diabetes: Why It Works

Sep 18, 2018 , WebMD
Type 2 diabetes is caused by excess fat in the digestive organs, says an English researcher and physician who has seen his patients go into remission. Losing a substantial amount of weight can kill off that fat, often allowing the organs to work again, including a return to normal insulin production by the...
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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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Penn Nursing Study Highlights Rapid Weight Gain During Infancy As Possible Risk Factor For Later Obesity In Children With Autism

Sep 11, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Childhood obesity is a serious public health concern that can have a profound impact on children’s health and well-being. Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are more likely to have obesity compared to their peers with typical development, data show. Until recently, little has been known a......
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Diet, Exercise Help Reduce Overweight Women's Pregnancy Weight Gain: Study

Sep 08, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Diet, Exercise Help Reduce Overweight Women's Pregnancy Weight Gain: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/6/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/7/2018 12:00:00...
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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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Losing Weight the Online Way

Sep 05, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Losing Weight the Online WayCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/3/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/4/2018 12:00:00...
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Can Fasting Help You Lose Weight? (Or Maybe Live Longer?)

Sep 05, 2018 , Forbes
Fasting is the latest diet fad. There are all kinds of fasting strategies, including alternate-day fasting, fasting 2 days every week, and more. They probably won't help you lose weight, but they can produce a surprising bounty of other health...
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ADHD Rates Rising Sharply in U.S. Kids

Sep 01, 2018 , WebMD
Research has uncovered a host of factors that could increase a child's risk of ADHD, such as preterm birth, low birth weight, or moms smoking or taking drugs during pregnancy, he...
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Brain Structure And Genetics Influence Our Bodyweight More Than We Know, Suggests New Study

Aug 31, 2018 , Forbes
Brains, behavior and bodyweight are linked via genetics in ways we're only starting to uncover, according to a new study that pulled data from an expansive brain mapping...
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Weight gain tied to heart risk in U.S. pro football players

Aug 31, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Former U.S. National Football League (NFL) athletes who bulked up before and during their professional careers have an increased risk of heart disease and other health problems compared with other players, researchers say....
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Could patient input improve hospital ratings' accuracy?

Aug 30, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
RAND Corp. researchers suggested that hospital rating sites could be improved by allowing consumers to adjust the weight of quality measures used. But healthcare consumer analysts still don't think it can solve fundamental issues with the...
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