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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.

Released:
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.

Released:
27-Nov-2018 6:00 AM EST

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.

Released:
27-Nov-2018 5:00 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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.

Released:
19-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST

Article ID: 703988

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Obesity Society Announce Collaboration on Treatment of Obesity and Weight Management

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and The Obesity Society have announced a three-year collaboration to develop educational, scientific and clinical materials, programs and other activities related to evidence-based treatment of obesity and weight management.

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14-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST
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    13-Nov-2018 6:00 AM EST

Article ID: 703860

Penn Medicine Study Reveals Regular Behavioral Counseling Sessions Lead to Clinically Significant Weight Loss

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Intensive behavioral therapy (IBT) is proven to help adults with obesity achieve meaningful weight loss. A new Penn Medicine study, published in Obesity, is the first randomized controlled evaluation of the efficacy of IBT when implemented under the CMS coverage guidelines.

Released:
13-Nov-2018 8:30 AM EST
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Article ID: 703809

National Study Finds Gastric Bypass Most Effective Weight Loss Surgery

University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)

A study published this month in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that adults with severe obesity had greater initial and sustained weight loss with gastric bypass surgery compared to sleeve gastrectomy or adjustable gastric banding surgery.

Released:
12-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 703511

Nasal Delivery of Weight-Loss Hormone Eases Breathing Problems in Sleeping Mice

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Experimenting with mice, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers have added to evidence that a hormone best known for helping regulate hunger and body weight might also ease breathing problems experienced during sleep more effectively when given through the nose.

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7-Nov-2018 10:00 AM EST
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    16-Oct-2018 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 701702

Unlike obese adults, obese children don’t have more pain after surgery

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

SAN FRANCISCO – While obese adults often report more pain after surgery, the same does not appear to be true for obese children, according to the largest study of its kind, being presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2018 annual meeting.

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8-Oct-2018 8:00 AM EDT

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