|British Columbians heading south to shed excess pounds|
“We sent her to an endocrinologist. He said the hormone deficiency that she had was something they hardly see these days." Bariatric surgery is recognized as the only effective treatment for morbid obesity and its complications, like diabetes, sleep ...
CBC.ca - Thu, 13 Jun 2013 11:17
|"Breathprints" Pinpoint Potential Obesity-Related Complications in Children|
Perhaps more difficult to offset than obesity itself are the co-morbid complications that are often undiagnosed until the end of the preventative phase. Physicians would welcome a non-invasive, painless way to provide families with a scientific and ...
Yahoo! News - Mon, 27 May 2013 06:10
|Weight-loss surgery trending as India deals with rising obesity | Asia Pacific|
KRISHNAN: Morbid obesity in India is growing rapidly which has further fuelled the obesity surgery infrastructure in India. India's strong economy has given rise to modern comforts and the result is many people, especially in big cities, are becoming ...
Radio Australia - Thu, 30 May 2013 05:01
|Hamilton doctor wants national coverage for obesity treatment|
"There was a time when people would not consider morbid obesity as a disease," said Anvari. "Now it is generally recognized it is causing significant harm to patients." He said surgery can add 10 years to the life of someone with a body mass index of ...
Hamilton Spectator - Wed, 12 Jun 2013 15:20
|New Study: Atkins-Style Eating Beneficial For Long-Term Weight Loss And Heart ...|
Of particular importance given the astronomical rates of obesity, diabetes and other co-morbid health conditions, the study showed that low-carbohydrate diets were both beneficial and safe for the highly insulin resistant, carbohydrate intolerant ...
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com - Fri, 07 Jun 2013 03:59
|Brain circuit links obsessive-compulsive behavior and obesity|
Lutter works with a mouse that genetically mimics an inherited form of human obesity. This mouse lacks a brain protein known a MC4R. Mutations in the MC4R gene are the most common single-gene cause of morbid obesity and over-eating in people. “I study ...
Iowa Now - Mon, 10 Jun 2013 14:10
|Obsessive-Compulsive And Obesity Genes Could Be Related|
Medical Daily - Mon, 10 Jun 2013 17:32
|Pregnancy Scare: Obese Women Proven To Deliver Prematurely 0.52% More ...|
Dr. Frederick Licciardi, M.D., of the NYU Fertility Center at NYU School of Medicine said, "...some doctors feel that morbid obesity creates an inflammatory condition throughout the body and this, in turn, could negatively effect the growth and ...
Medical Daily - Tue, 11 Jun 2013 13:02
|The Jargon of Junk Food|
Hence the dangerous rates of morbid obesity in the United States and elsewhere, an epidemic known as globesity. Those extra pounds generally come from the overconsumption of soft drinks, snack foods, and fast foods. The massive popularity of these ...
IEEE Spectrum - Fri, 31 May 2013 09:43