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Article ID: 707225

Analysis of client data helps improve weight-loss program

South Dakota State University

By analyzing client data, statisticians are finding patterns that will help Profile by Sanford increase the effectiveness its individualized weight-loss program. What they learn will help more members achieve their goals.

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29-Jan-2019 2:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 707126

Science Says the DASH Diet Works

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

BIIDMC primary care physician Stephen Juraschek, MD, PhD, shares how the DASH diet (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) can benefit folks who are following the “new year, new me” mantra.

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28-Jan-2019 10:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 706675

Tiny Generators Turn Body Motion Into Weight Control and Wound-Healing Therapies

National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Bioengineers have developed implantable and wearable nanogenerators that create electrical pulses when compressed by body motions. The pulses controlled weight gain and enhanced healing of skin wounds in rat models.

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17-Jan-2019 2:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 705923

We Don’t Diet: We Lose Weight!

Health People

The South Bronx is notorious for its high obesity and diabetes rates---the highest in New York State. But a group of community health educators, is fighting this trend with new success. Peer leaders are helping other diabetics in the South Bronx neighborhood lose weight and better manage their disease.

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2-Jan-2019 2:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 705305

Exercise Following Weight Loss May Reduce Colorectal Cancer Risk, Study Finds

American Physiological Society (APS)

New research suggests that exercise is a key factor in reducing colorectal cancer risk after weight loss. According to the study, physical activity causes beneficial changes in the bone marrow. The study is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology—Endocrinology and Metabolism.

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12-Dec-2018 10:00 AM EST
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    28-Nov-2018 11:00 AM EST

Article ID: 704428

Cost and Weight-Loss Potential Matter Most to Bariatric Surgery Patients

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

New study at Michigan Medicine reveals the most commonly performed bariatric surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, doesn't fit the top qualities that surveyed patients want out of their weight loss journey.

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27-Nov-2018 6:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 704514

The ‘Clean Plate’ Mentality Drives US to Overeat--So Much That We Lie to Ourselves About How Unhealthy It Is. ‘to-Go’ Bags Can Help

Vanderbilt University

We’re more likely to overeat when we only have a little bit of food left over, and we justify it by convincing ourselves it’s not as unhealthy as it is, according to new research by Vanderbilt's Kelly Haws.

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27-Nov-2018 5:00 PM EST

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Article ID: 704207

Knowing You Have Prediabetes Could Prevent Onset of Deadly Disease

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

With more than 30 million Americans who suffer from type 2 diabetes, prevention is paramount. Many Americans are diagnosed or at risk for prediabetes, a precursor to diabetes. Anupam Ohri, MD, assistant professor of medicine at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, explains how a prediabetes diagnosis does not automatically become diabetes, but can be prevented with lifestyle changes and knowledge of your risk.

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19-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST

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