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1433 Articles Matching "weight"

Teen Weight Loss Surgery Gaining Acceptance

Feb 15, 2019 , WebMD
Twenty years ago, weight loss surgery for teenagers was seen as a risky last resort. But today, many doctors say that for some, the benefits outweigh the...
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Belviq vs. Alli

Feb 13, 2019 , RxList
Belviq (lorcaserin hydrochloride) and Alli (orlistat) are indicated for the treatment of chronic weight management in adults with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or greater (obese) as an addition to a reduced-calorie diet and exercise....
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Belviq vs. Adderall

Feb 13, 2019 , RxList
Belviq (lorcaserin hydrochloride) and Adderall (amphetamine and dextroamphetamine salts) are used for weight...
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Weight-Loss Surgery Typically Pushes Type 2 Diabetes Into Remission

Feb 10, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Weight-Loss Surgery Typically Pushes Type 2 Diabetes Into RemissionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/7/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/8/2019 12:00:00...
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Nutrisystem CEO explains why weight loss is not longer just 'one size fits all'

Feb 10, 2019 , CNBC Health
According to the CDC, about 40 percent of the U.S. population is considered obese. Still, Nutrisystem's Dawn Zier believes progress is being...
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Fast or Slow, Weight Loss Has Similar Effect on Health

Feb 08, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Fast or Slow, Weight Loss Has Similar Effect on HealthCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/5/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/6/2019 12:00:00...
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Teens Often Off the Mark About Their Weight, With Unhealthy Results

Feb 07, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Teens Often Off the Mark About Their Weight, With Unhealthy ResultsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/4/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/5/2019 12:00:00...
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Breakfast may not help keep pounds off

Feb 06, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - The idea that skipping breakfast contributes to weight gain doesn't mean that eating breakfast can help with weight loss, a research review suggests....
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Obesity-related cancers rising in U.S. young adults

Feb 05, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Mirroring the decades-long increase in obesity rates in the U.S., cancers that are thought to be driven at least in part by excess weight are also on the rise among people under age 50, a new study suggests....
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Breakfast Not So Important to Weight Loss After All, Study Finds

Feb 02, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Breakfast Not So Important to Weight Loss After All, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/31/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/31/2019 12:00:00...
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Study: Breakfast Not Key to Weight Loss After All

Feb 01, 2019 , WebMD
Eating a hearty breakfast doesn't help people eat less later in the day, and those who have breakfast end up eating more calories each day, the review...
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Pregnant women with severe flu more likely to have poor outcomes

Feb 01, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Pregnant women so sick with influenza that they're admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) are more likely to have premature and underweight babies than expectant mothers with milder flu and those who don't catch flu at all, a recent study suggests....
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Eating breakfast may not help you lose weight, study says

Feb 01, 2019 , CNN Health
If you're trying to lose weight you've probably been told not to skip breakfast, as it could make you hungrier later in the day....
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For Weight Loss, Breakfast May Not Be The Most Important Meal Of The Day

Feb 01, 2019 , Forbes
When it comes to weight loss, at least, it may not matter whether you have breakfast or skip...
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How to Head Off Sneaky Weight Gain

Feb 01, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: How to Head Off Sneaky Weight GainCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/30/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/30/2019 12:00:00...
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Vaping Tied to Rise in Stroke, Heart Attack Risk

Jan 31, 2019 , WebMD
The increased health risks linked to e-cigarette use held strong even after researchers accounted for other potential risk factors, such as age, excess weight, diabetes and...
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Decision-Making Tool Fails To Ease Anxiety For Families Of Life-Support Patients

Jan 30, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Every year, the families of more than 400,000 patients on prolonged life support in intensive care units across the U.S. face weighty decisions about their loved one’s recovery and whether to end life-sustaining care. The patients can’t speak for themselves and often haven’t made their end-of-life ......
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Fish Oil Does Not Appear To Improve Asthma Control In Teens, Young Adults

Jan 30, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Fish oil does not appear to improve asthma control in adolescents and young adults with uncontrolled asthma who are overweight or obese, according to new research published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society. In “Fish Oil Supplementation in Overweight/Obese Patients with Uncontro......
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The Importance of a Healthy Pregnancy Weight

Jan 29, 2019 , WebMD
Before you get pregnant, get as close to a healthy weight as possible to help spare complications for you and your child. Read advice from an...
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Extreme Weight Loss Fads Aren’t Anything New: A Look Back At Some Of History’s Wildest Ways To Cut The Pounds

Jan 29, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
There was a time when smoking was advertised as a way to lose weight. The Washington Post goes back to look at some of the more extreme ways people have tried to lose weight. Meanwhile, is portion control more important than what you're actually eating? And Whole Foods issues a spinach recall over a possible salmonella...
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