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Newswise: Devise a dietary game plan for Super Bowl parties
Released: 2-Feb-2024 10:05 AM EST
Devise a dietary game plan for Super Bowl parties
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Football fans who plan to attend food-and-beverage-packed Super Bowl parties should have a dietary game plan to ensure that watching the big game is a healthy affair, according to a lifestyle medicine expert at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Newswise: FDA approval for Zepbound: FSU researcher available for context on newly approved weight loss treatment
Released: 14-Nov-2023 3:05 PM EST
FDA approval for Zepbound: FSU researcher available for context on newly approved weight loss treatment
Florida State University

By: Bill Wellock | Published: November 14, 2023 | 2:43 pm | SHARE: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved the medication Zepbound for weight management treatment.Tirzepatide, the active ingredient in the Eli Lilly and Company’s trademarked Zepbound, was already approved to help improve blood sugar (glucose) in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Newswise: MEDIA ADVISORY: Cedars-Sinai Experts Available to Discuss Safety, Benefits of Using Medications to Lose Weight
Released: 22-Aug-2023 2:35 PM EDT
MEDIA ADVISORY: Cedars-Sinai Experts Available to Discuss Safety, Benefits of Using Medications to Lose Weight
Cedars-Sinai

The science is unclear on exactly why an increasingly popular new class of federally approved diabetes and obesity medications work, but they do know that they are effective at helping people lose weight.

Newswise: UT Southwestern toxicologist offers tips to keep food safe during summer grilling season
Released: 29-Jun-2023 11:35 AM EDT
UT Southwestern toxicologist offers tips to keep food safe during summer grilling season
UT Southwestern Medical Center

The arrival of summer marks the return of a cherished activity: backyard grilling. A UT Southwestern Medical Center toxicologist offers some cautionary guidelines to help you and your guests avoid food poisoning.

Newswise: Lots of water, small dietary changes can help prevent kidney stones, UTSW expert says
Released: 12-Jun-2023 1:30 PM EDT
Lots of water, small dietary changes can help prevent kidney stones, UTSW expert says
UT Southwestern Medical Center

The painful experience of having a kidney stone has become more common in recent years, including in Texas, part of the “Stone Belt” where hot weather can cause dehydration. But small dietary changes as well as drinking lots of water can help avert the discomfort, says a board-certified physician assistant in the Department of Urology at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Newswise: ENDO 2023: Cedars-Sinai Experts Available for Interviews
Released: 8-Jun-2023 11:05 AM EDT
ENDO 2023: Cedars-Sinai Experts Available for Interviews
Cedars-Sinai

Cedars-Sinai endocrinologists will share their latest medical research and clinical care improvements at ENDO 2023, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in Chicago, June 15-18.

Released: 21-Dec-2022 9:55 AM EST
Tis the season to manage stress: Winter holiday story ideas and expert commentary
Newswise

Here are some of the latest articles that have been added to the Winter Holidays channel on Newswise.

   
Released: 27-Jun-2022 2:05 PM EDT
Diabetes Drugs Could Soon Transform the Treatment of Obesity
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

An obesity specialist from Robert Wood Johnson Medical School discusses a decade of progress in weight-management drugs and a game-changing study.

Newswise: Q&A: Unlocking Genetic Causes of Heart Disease
Released: 6-Apr-2022 12:20 PM EDT
Q&A: Unlocking Genetic Causes of Heart Disease
Cedars-Sinai

Physician-scientists from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai are working to identify genetic risk factors for cardiomyopathy—a collection of conditions that reduce the heart’s ability to pump blood to the rest of the body—and how inherited forms of the condition can be detected at earlier stages.

Released: 25-Aug-2021 5:00 PM EDT
Treatment and Considerations for Pancreatic Cancer
Hackensack Meridian Health (Mountainside Medical Center)

We spoke with hematology oncologist James Orsini, Jr., M.D., to learn more about pancreatic cancer

Released: 6-Jul-2021 1:25 PM EDT
WVU Professor: Personal Desire, Not Shaming, Should Serve as Motivator to Arise From the Unhealthy Pits of COVID
West Virginia University

George Kelley, a professor in West Virginia University's School of Public Health, said he believes the key now is to push forward from the pandemic and into healthier lifestyles.

Released: 10-Mar-2021 5:30 PM EST
Alerta dos Especialistas: Conhecer o risco de doença renal crônica é ainda mais necessário devido à pandemia de COVID-19
Mayo Clinic

Estima-se que uma a cada dez pessoas ao redor do mundo tem doença renal crônica, mas a maioria delas não sabe disso. A falta de conhecimento é particularmente preocupante porque as pessoas com doença renal crônica que se infectarem com COVID-19 têm maior risco de apresentar a forma grave da doença.

Released: 10-Mar-2021 2:15 PM EST
Saber si hay riesgo de insuficiencia renal crónica es aún más importante debido a pandemia de COVID-19
Mayo Clinic

Se calcula que 1 de cada 10 personas en el mundo sufre de insuficiencia renal crónica, pero la mayoría de ellas no lo saben. Ese desconocimiento es particularmente preocupante porque cuando alguien con insuficiencia renal crónica se infecta con la COVID-19, tiene mucho más riesgo de enfermar gravemente.

Released: 18-Sep-2020 11:35 AM EDT
Keeping students physically active online or in-person
Texas A&M University

A physical activity expert addresses ways to keep students active in this "new normal."

   
Released: 6-Jan-2020 12:00 PM EST
A New Non-surgical Option Helps You Lose Weight and Keep It Off
Beth Israel Lahey Health

Jonah Cohen, MD, a gastroenterologist and Director of the Center for Bariatric Endoscopy at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, discusses a new non-surgical option that helped one of his patients, Laurie, lose and keep her weight off.

Released: 6-Jan-2020 12:00 PM EST
Weight Loss Procedures: Comparing Surgical and Non-surgical Options
Beth Israel Lahey Health

Daniel Jones, MD, Chief of Minimally Invasive Surgical Services and Director of the Bariatric Program at BIDMC, and Jonah Cohen, MD, Director of the Center for Bariatric Endoscopy at BIDMC, compare different surgical and non-surgical weight loss procedures.

Released: 6-Jan-2020 12:00 PM EST
Derron’s Weight Loss Journey: How Surgery Changed His Life
Beth Israel Lahey Health

Derron Golden once weighed 360 pounds. As a result, he suffered from severe obstructive sleep apnea, high cholesterol, back pain, shortness of breath upon exertion and type 2 diabetes. After having weight loss surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in January 2018, he lost 150 pounds.

Released: 20-Dec-2019 8:05 AM EST
Fitness Goals This Winter? Get a Personal Trainer.
Bowling Green State University

At the start of every new year, gyms fill with patrons who have fitness aspirations. But by February, the gyms are mostly empty. There’s a way to avoid this, says Nathan Peters: hire a personal trainer.

Released: 29-Oct-2019 2:15 PM EDT
Three tips for better sleep
Houston Methodist

More than one-third of Americans get less than seven hours of sleep each night, putting them at risk for serious, chronic health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and obesity. The real victim of a lack of sleep, however, is the brain.


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